Vintage Leather Waves Men’s Chamoise Suede Outfit 1979

June 21st, 2013 by jackie
  Vintage Leather Waves fun for today. This was a Men’s ensemble that I made from olive green chamoise skins in 1979. A slim small pleated pant with a snakeskin belt and a hoodie style zipp front jacket. Yes, there were hoodies even before RAP. A silk crepe de chine shirt finishes off the outfit. […]

Chamoise Suede Shorts and Jacket 1975

June 10th, 2013 by jackie
  A vintage Leather Waves photo of Jackie Robbins in a hot style for any summer in LA/Malibu. This particular version was made and sold at Leather Waves in 1975. We called them “hot pants” and they were just as popular then as they are now. The matching zipped jacket was dubbed “members only”, and […]

“Certifiably Jonathan”

February 22nd, 2013 by jackie
Last night, quite by chance I watched a new film about an old Friend of Leather Waves, Jonathan Winters. It weaves a crazy, funny and deeply touching story/portrait of Comedy, Painting, Movie Making, The World of Art and Aging. Bravo, Mr. Winters, you still strike an awesome pose on the edge! love this movie, http://www.certifiablyjonathan.com Mr. […]

Leather Waves “Vintage” Picture of the Day Jackie Robbins / Black Suede Suit 1977

January 29th, 2013 by jackie
This photo was taken in 1977, I was a new designer, 24 years old, my new business venture (1st business venture) Leather Waves Boutique had just opened two years earlier at Malibu Country Mart in 1975. In those days I modeled in, styled and made all the clothes for my photo shoots for advertising my […]

Suede Peasant Skirt, Suede Tank Top and wide Concho Belt 1979

January 22nd, 2012 by jackie
Long Suede Peasant Skirt, Suede Tank Top with wide Suede Concho Belt, circa 1979, by Jackie Robbins, made at Leather Waves in the Malibu Country Mart.
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