Aero Leather News - 2012
Welcome to our news section where we aim to keep you up to date with new product and company news.
We'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of our many loyal customers for their patience and support over what has been a somewhat turbulant year at Aero.
The factory is now closed for the Christmas break. The office will be closed until the 7th January, so any phone calls and emails will not be responded to until this time. The machinists and production staff will be working overtime over the festive period to help ... (more)
In September 2012 the original founders of Aero (Ken and Lydia Calder) returned to the company, replacing the management team which had been in place since 2004 - none of whom are any longer employed by Aero.
Aero is now, once again, being run in the way it was run from 1981 to 2004.
During November 2012 it came to our attention that the previous management of Aero Leather have been responsible for the mis-selling of some ... (more)
First of all I have to apologise that Aero Leather Clothing has inconvenienced many customers all over the world due to serious delays in fulfilling outstanding orders, especially in the busy Christmas period.
Former Managing Director left Aero Leather Clothing Ltd at end of September together with some staff from the factory. They left behind a huge mess, a badly disorganized office and a huge backlog of outstanding orders.
As a founder and the major shareholder ... (more)
The factory is on holiday for a week, this is an annual local clothing trade holiday, we will be back and raring to go on 15th of October (more)
We've just added a new section within our Sale & Vintage page on our site, for Apprentice jackets. For the last year or so we've been offering substantianally discounted Aero jackets made by our trainees, but we've now decided to give them their own section.
There are some stunning examples from our latest trainees, including the finest apprentice made jacket we've EVER seen in our 30 year history. Take a look over here at it.
Some good news and some bad news, lets get the bad news over first...
During the last year or so we've been hit with all sorts of price increases, raw materials, shipping costs, utilities, insurance to name more than I can bear to think about. On top of this we are having to compete with Chinese companies when we are trying to buy some of our horsehide supplies and all of our sheepskin, we are never ... (more)
The factory is now closed for the annual local Summer Trade holiday and will re-open on 13th August 2012. Any order placed between now and the 12th August will be processed on the 13th. As per our usual policy, no charges will be made until the day of despatch. (more)
We've recently added a new section to our special offers page, or 'Sale/Used/Vintage' area. A special sale & vintage denim section, 'Misc Denim', where we'll be selling one off vintage pieces, deadstock and end of line items to clear. Keep your eyes peeled for some special stock to be updated regularly alongside our usual updates with the sale, used and vintage items.
New sale jackets also just put up, and used Aero jackets. (more)
We've made some reductions on Vintage jackets on our Sale/Used/Vintage page, head over and grab a bargain, some beautiful jackets up for grabs at knock down prices including this stunning 1940s long, waisted jacket. (more)
It's with great sadness that we have to break the news that our 12 year relationship with Mark Moye/Aero Leather USA has come to an end. Mark haswritten the following statement and we would like to pass this on to all of our customers.
We would also like to thank Mark for all his hard work, and wish him well for the future.
Hello, Everyone… As many of you are aware, Aero Leather ... (more)
Just when we thought we'd sold all of our Cotton Vietnam Tour Jackets we found a few more in a carton in our stockroom, these are definitely the last we'll have.
These are a stitch for stitch replica of a typical Vietnam Tour Jacket dated 68 to 69, and are an over spill from a limited edition range we made for the Japanese market in the late 1980s to the early 1990s.
As ... (more)
The Vintage Aero and Sale pages have been updated, including some apprentice made jackets at bargain prices! Good variety of sizes, and some very well made jackets at a fraction of the price of standard Aero jackets.
Don't delay on these! (more)
We've reduced the price of our Harris Wool,Cable Stitch Sweaters, all hand knitted on the Isle of Harris.
Each sweater is a true one off, and once they're gone, they're gone. We won't be re-stocking, so this is your chance to grab a bargain while you can.
Now only £70 reduced from £120. Get yours here! (more)
We've just added a bunch of new Fair Isle Pullovers to the website, as you'll see they're all hand sewn, and no two pullovers are the same.
Items 17 to 22 have just been added today, scroll along the photo bar at the top to see them, measurements are listed below the photos, and in the main text.
This one is our favourite, number 20 with a classic nautical feel! (more)
As many you will have noticed, we now have an 'Aero Clothing' section on our website, where we are offering you quality vintage inspired clothing, many of which are made exclusively for Aero.
We have hand knitted Harris wool sweaters and roll necks, hand knitted Fair Isle pullovers, Harris tweed trousers and CC41 corduroy trousers, all using the finest British materials avaliable, and made here too.
Our newest addition is our CC41Spearpoint Collar Shirts, made from the ... (more)