When we talk about fashion the most common type of fabric in the industry is cotton considering the number of clothes made from it like tees, shirts, dresses, suits, etc. irrespective of gender. This is one of the reasons why most of people are doubtful when it comes to apparel made from other fabrics. This did create confusion when it comes to leather items.
Therefore here are some myths that you should always stay away from.
Leather Clothes Are Scratchy and Uncomfortable
Leather does come with a different feel when compared to cotton, but the difference is surely not scratchy and uncomfortable. On the other hand, leather comes with a great level of softness and some people find the comfort level better in leather than cotton considering that leather is real and genuine leather and not faux leather. You can wear leather items for a good amount of time without finding anything uncomfortable and scratchy. Leather comes with great unique properties which makes it soft and supple.
Leather Clothes Are Available in Black and Brown ONLY
This is absolutely a myth because there are more colors are available apart from black and brown. Leather as fabric comes is in the world for some good amount of years and for almost a century and since then, they are highly seen in black and brown color. There is an increase in demand for leather garments which did lead to producing many other colors thus increasing sales. There are many other leather items like shirts, jackets, dresses, etc. which you can get in different colors apart from black and brown and in high-quality leather.
You Can’t Wear different Leather items at the same time
This is one of the most popular myths about leather which you should obviously ignore because it does not make any sense. There is no problem when you are wearing different leather items in one outfit. For example, if you are wearing a leather jacket, then you can add another leather item like leather pants to have a constant-looking attire. This combination is great if you are looking to have something unique and attractive. The main thing which you should remember here is that the leather items which you are planning to wear should go well with each other. Irrespective of what you are planning to wear make sure they are matching. If you fail to do so, then you will just end up with an attire that does not has any type of attractive and stylish look. Therefore always consider the color and style of your leather items for any type of outfit.
Leather Shrinks When Exposed to Heat
There are a lot of non-leather fabrics which tend to shrink when exposed to any heat source. For example, when you are trying to dry your cotton wear with something hot, there is a high chance that the fitting will be different from the last time. The main reason behind this is the contraction of cotton whenever it comes in contact with heat which leaves you with a smaller cloth. In the case of leather items, this issue is absent but still, this does not allow you to wash them in hot water or use the dryer to dry them out because of the properties it comes with.
Leather Clothes Are High in Maintenance
Just like the above myths you should also avoid this as well. just like any other fabric, even leather comes with instructions for maintaining and cleaning them. most of the leather items do not need regular cleaning because occasional cleaning and conditions work for them. In case you can see that your leather item is dirty, then you can clean them by using a damp and clean cloth along with a mild detergent. You can just continue spot cleaning until all the spots are gone. Apart from the cleaning you should also focus on conditioning your leather items as well. You can use saddle soap to condition your leather items. You do not have to condition them frequently and just do it every 3 or 4 months.
Leather Clothes come with bad age
There is no fabric or clothes which can guarantee to stay forever no matter how durable they are. Nonetheless, when we compare different fabrics, leather tends to provide the best age and last for a good amount of years. It is pretty common for leather items to last for decades considering you are taking good care of them. One of the reasons why you will stop wearing any leather item is because you might have outgrown it and not because of the lack of quality. In case you are outgrown from your leather item, you can still sell them at a great price considering the overall appearance and feel. There are many stores that are interested in buying used leather items. The demand for leather items is pretty good which will help in selling our old leather items at a good price.