This item is a deposit payment for either $625 or $650 (depending on leather choice). An equal balance payment of $625 or $650 will be payable when your custom jacket is ready to ship.
May we introduce an exceptional made to order opportunity! Crafted in Scotland by the esteemed Aero Leathers, this handsome Tanker jacket is available for individual design in a range of leathers, liners, pockets, and hardware configurations. It's a true heirloom piece that's designed to last for decades, and our pricing for this piece is extremely competitive.
This old-school design hearkens back to flight jackets of the 1920s. It has a comfortable shawl collar, an easy button-front closure, button cuffs, and waist adjusters. Our exclusive style has comfortable quarter top handwarmer pockets. Its well at home with denim and boots, but also supremely easy to dress up with trousers and more formal looks. The collar pairs beautifully with a chambray shirt and a wool tie! If you've wanted a leather jacket but you're into a more refined and unusual style, then this is your ticket!
Our sample jacket is pictured in Brown Mid-Weight Horsehide.
This piece is designed to fit consistently with our typical Epaulet shirts and jackets. With a full range of sizes and a variance of up to 2" in both body and sleeve length, we can provide you with an entirely customized fit. Matched to jeans, chinos, or trousers, this versatile piece will quickly become a beloved staple in your wardrobe.
To style your jacket, start with one of Aero's gorgeous full-grain leathers:
Rust Double-Faced Suede: This unique and exclusive skin has smooth top grain on the inside and a fine brushed suede nap on the outside. It offers the elegance of a suede jacket with the strength and weight that Aero is famous for. It's a loving reproduction of suedes from the 1930s, and unlike anything else you've seen!
Lightweight Front Quarter Horsehide (Black or Cordovan): Soft, supple, and light, it gives a slim fit and a versatile 4-season weight.
Oiled Mid-Weight Front Quarter Horsehide (Brown): A bit heavier with a soft, matte finish. The skin has great natural variations in color and tone, and will age beautifully.
Seal Mid-Weight Front Quarter Horsehide (Dark Brown & Black): Similar in weight to the Oiled Brown, Seal is available in brown or black. It remarkably consistent grain and tone. It has a slightly waxy and polished look, and will perform better in wet conditions.
Horween Front Quarter Horsehide Chromexcel (Brown & Oxblood): Heavyweight and thick, with Chromexcel's famous finish and deep color The leather has pronounced grain and character, and is extremely resistant to water and stains.
Roughout (Walnut): Reversed Steerhide with a natural soft finish. It gives the ease and look of suede but the strength and thickness of a thick smooth leather. This is a great option for more refined looks and pairing with fabrics such as flannel & tweed
After that, choose your hardware color, pocket layout, and liner. Your jacket will be made expressly for you and delivered within approximately 6 to 16 weeks.
Detailed measurements are available, and we are always happy to assist customers via phone or email to achieve the best sizing.
Working with our exclusive model, you'll be able to customize your leather jacket with these options:
Jacket Leather: Choose from 7 leathers
Body Length & Sleeve Length: Order our standard, or adjust length in .5" increments from dropdown menu.
Liners: Choose from solid cotton or a classic Scottish tartan.
Chest is measured from the front, laid flat, from one side to the other at 1 inch below the armpit seam
Shoulder is measured from the back, laid flat, from one shoulder seam to the other
Sleeve is measured from the shoulder seam to the end of the cuff
Length is measured from the back, laid flat, from where the collar attaches to the jacket to the bottom of the tail
Please note: you must allow up to 0.5" in variance from all measurements shown. Folding and sewing thick pieces of leather can and will result in slight differences from the cut piece measurements. This is unavoidable for the initial make of the jacket, but it becomes a non-issue with a bit of wear. Each leather jacket molds to you and softens with use. Measurements change and tend to even out. Small inconsistencies tend to go away as the jacket takes on your personal shape and develops its own character.
1. All sales are final. Each piece is cut to order.
2. Delivery is scheduled approximately 6 to 16 weeks from order placement.
3. All jackets will ship to Epaulet from Aero Leathers and be inspected before shipment to you.
4. Leather availability can change on a daily basis. After you place your order, we'll immediately submit it with Aero Leathers. If the leather is unavailable, you will be notified as soon as possible. Substitutions or refunds can then be made.