Maybe you could use yellow paint and stencil? I think that's what I'd do.
I don't know about a garment that's spent its entire life around smoke, but I've had luck putting clothes in the freezer for a day or two, which seems to kind of whisk odors out. Good luck!I hit the jackpot... or so I thought. I won a great looking, broken-in brown A2 leather flight jacket on eBay for $25.
Now, the listing said it had a smell like cigarette smoke that would have to be aired-out. I got it yesterday, and it would have been more accurate had it said that it smells like it had been in a house fire. It absolutely reeks of smoke. It stunk-up my office for 20 minutes just taking it out of the box briefly to try it on.
So does anyone have a tip for getting the smell of apocalyptic hellfire out of a leather garment? One that doesn't involve me sending it out to a cleaner for 3 weeks and $60 to have it professionally treated?
Also, I will need to put 'Nostromo' on the back of this thing, and I don't know the best way to do it on leather. I know a guy with a silk-screening shop, but would silk-screening even work on leather? Does anyone have a stencil I can use or know of a maker who can do something that will work on this jacket?
They rather look like (a vintage pair of) modified PATAUGAS boots (it's also a french brand, even used by the army in Afrika in the 60's).Hi, to me they look somewhat like modified Palladium (Pallabrousse) boots from France. I'm not sure about this, but they have the look.
Thanks a lot YuriG for your approval !Fred--brilliant researching! I agree with you, they seem to be initially the French boots. Yes, probably altered for the screen, as the PF Flyers certainly were altered slightly (extra breathing hole, up from two to three; the lacing change).