1970s Kett leather biker jacket
A guaranteed head-turner. This Kett leather biker jacket is a vision in blue…
Is it blue? Is it black? Most leather jackets, let alone bikers, are either brown or black. This example, made in the 1970s by Kett Leathers in England, is a beautiful shade of midnight blue. It’s an exceptional piece.
With its round neck, faux-padded shoulders and zip through front, it oozes cafe racer style. This example is a Medium size, with a roomy fit, and would stretch to a Large, slim fit at a push. Grab it before it speeds off.
What’s so good about it?
This Kett biker jacket has a lot going for it. Here are the features that make it great.
The Fade: The colours range across the jacket from the deep blue of the original finish to a vivid cobalt blue in areas with the most wear. This is not factory aging, it’s true vintage wear and patina.
The Shape: A great example of classic cafe racer styling. Lightweight enough to wear on a casual weekday night out, styled with a vintage rock tee.
The Detailing: Most of the zippers still have their great looking, original, ball-and-chain style zip pulls. The jacket comes with side cinches too.
The Label: This jacket’s label is definitely quirky. The designer has had fun (with some success) playing with type as image. Yes, it’s a motorcycle, sort of – but we wouldn’t want to try riding it!
Buy It Now: You can buy this item now, if you’re quick, by following this link to its page in our shop.