When should I wear a leather apron?
An apron is designed to protect your clothes from any substances that might splash on them during an activity. They have been used for generations in the kitchen to protect clothing from food stains or oil splatters. At work, many jobs require the wearing of a leather apron, such as welders, blacksmiths or farriers.
Where to buy a leather apron?
Whether you are a craftsman or a leather lover, we offer genuine leather aprons that are sturdy, protective and long-lasting. Whether you are the king of the grill or an amateur cook or an aspiring master craftsman, our aprons are made for anyone who, professionally or at home, is passionate about high-quality materials and the elegant, well-crafted style that leather brings.
At The Leather Apron, quality is our top priority so that you can practice your profession in complete safety. Our leather aprons are made of high quality skins, carefully selected. Thus, each apron has a unique look.
How do I store my leather apron?
After a good day of wearing your leather apron, it is best to store it by hanging it on a hook or hanger. Not only will the apron look like a piece of art in your kitchen, bar, workshop or workplace, but it will retain its natural shape and avoid wrinkles.
Taking your apron on a trip? Roll it up and down. Don't fold your leather apron or you will get fold lines on it. If this happens, the fold lines will eventually disappear on their own. You can also gently iron the back of the leather to remove the fold lines.
How do I clean my leather apron?
Thanks to their unique impregnated coating, smooth leather aprons are very easy to clean. Food, grease, or dirt can be easily removed with a simple warm cloth and natural soap. Our split leather (also called suede leather) aprons require more care: to clean them, use a suede brush or talcum powder.
Do not use harsh chemicals such as horse saddle soap, cleaning solvents, oils, furniture polishes, varnishes, abrasive cleaners, detergents, or ammonia on your leather apron. This will dissolve the coated protective layer, making the leather sticky and cracked. Try to avoid getting the leather wet and do not put your apron in the washing machine.
If the leather is soaked, let it dry naturally at room temperature. Do not place your leather apron on a heat source to dry it faster, otherwise the leather will dry out. Treat your leather apron well and it will last a lifetime.
How do I care for my leather apron?
We recommend treating your leather apron with a leather protector and your apron will stay soft and protected. Gently apply the leather protector once a month or after a thorough cleaning with a cloth or sponge. Leave it on for 15 minutes to allow the leather to soak in the product. Then gently wipe the apron with a clean cloth. Your leather apron will be effectively protected and its color will be enhanced!
How to wear a leather apron?
Originally, aprons, especially leather aprons, were mainly worn by men: blacksmiths, stonecutters, butchers and barbers, as well as many other professions, all had their own style and color of apron. In the 20th century, the apron was considered a garment worn by women in the kitchen.
Today, you're more likely to see an apron worn by a bearded, tattooed, muscular barista than a woman in the kitchen. Men have embraced aprons, especially leather aprons, for working with food and drink.
The sight of a bartender wearing a leather apron is a sure sign of a trendy or hipster bar. There are a number of different apron styles, but the most common is the full apron with a strap around the neck and ties at the waist, i.e. the bib apron. The apron should cover the top of your clothes, but in no way should it be restrictive. Cross the ties at the waist in the back and tie a knot in the front, not so tight as to be uncomfortable, but tight enough that the apron does not interfere with your work.