Agreed on all counts. Cow and Horse are super similar and near impossible to tell apart and age just about the same. Goat, Bison, Buffalo, Moose, Deer yeah those can be way different than what people are used to. But if someone is sticking with the tried and true horse/cow than there are a million options and they are the same. I would trust someone like Theo, or Stu, or Langlitz, or Good Wear ya know the pros to help you decide whats best for the style or characteristics youre looking for. They are the pros and the ones who design and/or make these jackets everyday for a living. Unless someone is dead set they want this specific leather and they just have to have it; trust the pros and dont be afraid to be surprised or try something new.One piece of advice I have been harping on about is not to be fixated in brands, especially when it comes to the leather when you trust the maker.
Theo has I don't know how many decades of working leather under his belt, you are better off telling him what characteristics you are looking for in a leather if you have any. Otherwise ask him what leather goes best with the style, I am sure he knows best what fits. Case in point this is cowhide. My only request was that the jacket be red with his signature treatment.
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