Marc Jacobs Leather Biker Jacket - Men’s



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Punk rock leather jackets

Johnny Ramone insisted that Ramones image should be based on his preference for the Schott ‘Perfecto’ model biker jacket - it made sense as it was a company working out of NYC. This was also the jacket that Brando wore in ‘The Wild One’ and rockers such as Joan Jett & The Blackhearts got kitted out there too.

Over in London though, it seemed to be a rite of passage for the punks to head to Lewis Leathers for their classic biker jacket. Certainly The Clash, The Damned and The Sex Pistols went.

There are a few differences in detail, but when you look at the famous wearers of the London-style jacket, it’s interesting to see Joey Ramone claimed as one of the London brand’s own… you have to wonder if this was another small protest against Johnny’s rules?

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Everything gets better when steampunk’d. That’s a fact. Brian Kesinger knows it, and does it with an awesomeness I seldom saw. From Transformers to GI Joe, Star Wars and the Avengers, I guess that yep, again, everything’s better when steampunk’d. K