michael novarese

1960s Buckskin Novarese Leather Jacket

I am having a little hippie chic bohemian moment so forgive me the indulgence of sharing it with you. There is just something about these late 60s, early 70s hand made, soft as butter leathers that just feel right at the moment. This is a unusual and I think quite rare piece that would have been hand made in Mexico for the Michael Novarese label. One normally thinks of Novarese and pictures beaded gowns so to see this little bohemian hippie piece is really something. Some of the best leather craftsman in the world were being made in Mexico at the time and the piece made are fantastic. The jacket is all hand whip-stitched and made form that butter soft deerskin. Just look at those amazing details and pockets! Unusual and fantastic and in excellent condition.

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