Archive for the ‘North Beach Leather’ Category
A fabulous throw-back of 80′s Leather Glam, features Cindy Crawford and Paulina Porizkova for North Beach Leather.
Most women wouldn’t go near blue leather for a social event, but unless of course you are ex-tennis star , Boris Becker’s, first wife, Barbara Becker (pictured in the centre). She wore a stunning blue, leather military dress from Michael Hoban’s North Beach Leather, when she attended the Webster Grand Opening (July 2009). A vintage hit! Other stunning versions of the blue leather collection below, seen on model Tatjana Patiz’s Cosmopolitan cover (May, 1987) and another from an ebay listing.
Yves Saint Laurent’s 1995 runway hit, the Mondrian dress (below) has been featured in many styles over the years, but I was pleasantly surprised to stumble on a leather version. A first, by one of my favorite designers Michael Hoban’s North Beach Leather. NBL (above) minimalistic take on the classic YSL dress by only using 2 color palettes and signature leather.
Money can buy me…Michael Hoban, North Beach Leather Jacket owned by Keith Richard’s, given to him by Mick Jagger@ Got Ta Have Rock and Roll
Minimum Bid: $2,000.00
Final Bid(Includes Buyers Premium): $6,853.20
Number of Bids: 11
This is Keith Richards’ owned and worn custom-made ivory leather beach from North Beach Leather, Los Angeles, that was given to him by Mick Jagger as a gift. Worn circa 1973/74, Richards later gave the jacket away when he was packing up some possessions to move. The jacket features a collar, yoke and cuffs hand painted in shades of pink with Pegasus and sun motifs as well as cross-stitch and whip stitch detail in leather thonging. The label inside reads “Hand Crafted for NBL in Pitiguilo, Mexico.”
Unfortunately This lot has just closed for bidding.
Leather vixen, Frederique Van Der Wal in one of her most memorable covers; rocks a North Beach Leather dress for Cosmopolitan January 1989 cover. Lensed by Francesco Scavullo.
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Supermodel Christy Turlington of 90′s North Beach Leather campaigns; models a pair of black leather jean.
Supermodel Christy Turlington stuns in Michael Hoban’s North Beach Leather dress.
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