Cowhide or sheepskin leather? Is that even a question? Well, it is for the seasoned wearers of leather. They tend to make wardrobe decisions on this very fact. There are some key differences. This blog will help you chose the perfect hide for your leather goodies!
The stage has been set, and as the two competitors approach the arena, let us introduce them.
Here we will help you differentiate between the two types. Then the decision is all yours whether you go with cowhide or sheepskin!
Two sides of the same coin
Cowhide or sheepskin both end up becoming leather, but the differences cannot be ignored. Where one excels in texture, the other wins in weight. The comparisons are ever ending, but don’t worry; we will school you enough that decision making will not be an issue for you!
The grain difference- a no brainer
Cowhide or sheepskin, both have a grainy feel to them. This makes up the texture of the leather.
The significant differences are mentioned below:
rougher feel to it
softer feel to it
Weigh to define weight:
The assumption that people make that since cow is a bigger animal, its leather quality is going to be heavier. They are not wrong! There is a significant difference in the respective weights of their leather, and this defines their usage in various products.
Heavier because of larger grain
It is thicker.
Used to make heavy biker jackets for protection purposes
Quite lightweight as compared to cowhide
Used to make lightweight products like pants, skirts, gloves, and fashionable jackets.
Feel the feel to get the feel:
Cowskin or sheepskin leather, either way, you get to enjoy the luscious feel against your skin. But there are a few differences in their feelings to the skin due to the difference of grain size.
Rougher against the skin
Heavy against the body
Feel coarse to touch
Soft to touch
Light against the body and can be worn all day long.
Have a smooth and glossy feel when touched.
The million-dollar question- how to decide?
Decision making between cowhide or sheepskin is dependent on how much you are willing to spend and what your requirements are. Some may prefer to purchase sheepskin for their feelings, while the sturdiness of cowhide can appeal to others.
Well, since we have taken the responsibility to help you, here is a little guide we put together:
The cool dude look:
Well, if you want the heavy look of Arnold from the Terminator or savvy look of Mel Gibson from Mad Max, the cow skin made Biker jacket should be your choice.
Ah! The spellbinding effect these leather hats create, one cannot deny but thank the cow for its hide!
These hats are made from cow skin as:
Cowskin has coarser grain; hence the leather is much thicker.
The wear tear is quite less, with frequent use
The "breaking-in" to the leather allows for the adjustments and better fitting.
The chic, fired-up look with fashion jackets
Can you ever imagine being fashionably wrong?
Ok sorry! For the nightmare!
This is why we suggest that you should buy at least one trendy, snappy looking fetching leather jacket online and put that in your wardrobe. Be it with multiple pockets, side zippers, or studs, but you need to have one!
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