Leather

Alphabet Movie challenge: day 25

Your latest Richard Armitage related obsession

Answer: Leather Jackets

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I’ve never really gotten excited about leather. I like it but only have one leather coat that I hardly ever wear. I bought it in High School, so it’s a bit out of style 😕

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My casual attitude towards leather may be my parent’s fault.

(everything is my parent’s fault 😛 )

They both ride motorcycles, so leather is a must for them. Even before that though, my mom had an affinity for leather coats. I remember being young and going into stores that sold leather jackets, crinkling up my nose at the smell… I know, right? kids are so weird 😀

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Lately though, I’ve been giving leather jackets much more attention.

Maybe I should buy one for myself?

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(non-Armitage answer: Les Miserables)

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33 thoughts on “Leather

  1. Anoriel says:

    Oh, I do love leather. I always feel great wearing it. Coats I mean. I’m too old for skirts and pants although I did once (sigh). And our Richard seems to have quite a collection, but my fave is that long, furred Thorin coat. (swoon)

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  2. Do you suppose he wears one until he gets sick of it and gives it away, or does he have a huge closet just full of leather jackets?

    PS. That black one with the quilting on the shoulders? THAT is how they should have dressed Gisborne. Not in a plastic asymmetrical shirt with pvc tubes on it.

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  3. mujertropical says:

    Richard has quite the collection and he doesn’t wear them out. (I may have noticed this detail after years of … research.) I am sure we will see a couple of new ones this year. I can’t wait!

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  4. Anoriel says:

    Oh, ps, if I may be allowed an off-topic question. Do you folks recommend I watch Ultimate Force? I have been ordering just about everything else RA is in (RH, Strike Back and MI5 – already tossed series 9 for all the reasons you all mentioned below); I’ve seen the youtube versions of George Gently, Inspector Linley and Moving On. (Good lord he is good as a baddie in that one). But I haven’t heard much talk about his work in Ultimate Force.
    I trust your opinions.
    Thanks in advance
    A

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  5. armitagebesotted says:

    Your Id is calling. Treat yourself. Tip from thrifty girl: Skip the $$$$$ Belstaf and head to overstock.com or a thrift store (genuine pre-worn is more authentic than manufactured pre-worn, and you don’t pay for the lost years!) Maybe pull some gender bending and buy yourself a man’s coat to avoid whatever non-femine “issues” are worrying you? And if you find yourself too self-conscious to wear it outside…turn it into a bedroom prop with your husband. You go, girl! You NEED that coat!!!

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