Every year, consumers around the world spend more than $50 billion on leather products, but what they may not realize is that more than half of that figure represents purchases of leather shoes and boots. Americans love leather belts and wallets, and spend more than $100 million each year on belts alone. In general, households spend at least $1,000 on leather products each year, including gloves, briefcases, and wallets. Taking care of your leather goods is easier than you think, but be aware that not all leather is created equal.
When you’re wearing a leather jacket, try to keep it away from grease and food debris: leather easily absorbs environmental dirt and oil. You will need to clean it about twice per year in order to ensure that the leather remains pliable and clean. If you have a whit