Lewis Leather was created in 1892 by David Isaacs.
At the beginning it was a Tailoring and Outfitters shop located at 124 Great Portland street in London.
Some years later D Lewis begins making protective clothing for the Gentleman auto sports of Flying and Motoring.
In 1930 the Company introduces Aviakit, a line dedicated to aviation clothing.
They become Contractors to many Governments throughout the world.
In the 60’s with interest in motorcycling gaining more & more popularity, Lewis continue to expand the motorcycling line and become specialized in motorcycling jackets.
In the 70’s Lewis is at his peak and have 6 shops in the UK.
But because of the Lewis competitors, more specialized in technical motorcycles jackets, in 1985 all the Lewis shop had closed.
Lewis remains a small made to order leather jackets company.
Things started to change when the company was bought in 2003 by Derek Harris.
He was working for a Japanese company and understood very early the potential of Lewis Heritage.
Today, if you want to buy a good leather jacket, among brands like Aero Leather, Cockpit, Schott and others, Lewis Leather stay a good choice.