Schott's 626VNW Women's Hand-Vintaged Perfecto in black medium-weight cowhide has an unmistakable vintage look. This jacket has been worked by hand to create a true vintaged jacket. Even the zippers have been worked to get a worn vintage look. It features classic Perfecto style elements with shoulder epaulets, half waist belt, asymmetrical front zip, hidden belt snap, and snap down lapels. If you really want a 50's vintage Schott jacket (which are hard to find) but don't have the time to travel looking for one and don't want to invest the money (yes, they are expensive), this will give you the same look and we won't tell anyone. Each of these jackets are one-of-a-kind and will vary from the one photographed.
The famous Perfecto jacket with it's unique style of the asymmetrical zipper, lapels, and belt is as classic Americana as it gets. Irving Schott first designed the Perfecto in 1928. It remains virtually the same today and has stood the test of time with generations of wearers. If there is an American motorcycle design, the Perfect is it. It was worn by Brando in The Wild One , and by countless others in pop culture. It's so iconic that many people seeing it don't even associate it as motorcycle, but instead: rock-and-roll. It's even known for being on stage equally as much. It has been worn by The Ramones, Bruce Springstein, Slash, and on and on.
Schott is one of the true American Heritage brands today. It's over 100 years old and basically, invented the leather motorcycle jacket in this country. It was actually the first company to ever put a zipper in a jacket period. The best part, is it's not only still owned by the Schott family, but it's still run day to day by the family. And, the jackets are still made by them in New Jersey, USA. Truly, it is an American classic.
- Hand-vintaged cowhide
- Polyester satin lining
- Boyfriend cut
- Made in the USA