Archive for Category: "Behind the Scenes"

Pucci Gives Our Landon Leather Bomber Jacket Two Thumbs-Up!

Pucci Gives Our Landon Leather Bomber Jacket Two Thumbs-Up!

Out in Los Angeles, we caught up with our friend Lou Taylor Pucci, star of the newly released Evil Dead movie, pictured at left wearing Overland’s very own Landon Lambskin Leather Bomber Jacket. Pucci was born and raised in New Jersey and was headed home to see Evil Dead with his family and friends. The [...]

Overland’s First Taste of Fame

Overland’s First Taste of Fame

Jim Leahy, founder of Overland Sheepskin Co., got an early break for his new business  in 1975 when he was invited to the set of the western “Bite the Bullet,” which was being filmed nearby in Chama, New Mexico. The first Overland store was established in Taos, a little over 100 miles from Chama. The [...]

Overland’s Pet Llamas

Overland’s Pet Llamas

The Leahy Family, pioneers of the Overland Sheepskin Co.,consider a fleet of nearly 200 llamas to be their beloved pets. Approximately 15 years ago, Mea Lama (sister of co-owner Roger Leahy) attended an exotic animal auction a quarter of a mile west of the Overland headquarters in Fairfield, Iowa. With the intention of breeding and selling them, [...]

Classical Quality: The B-3 Bomber Jacket

Classical Quality: The B-3 Bomber Jacket

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Overland for a few years now,” says Clark Lichty, professional model, actor, and TV personality. Clark has worn most of Overland’s men’s clothing. “They are simply made with high-quality material that will last forever.  I remember the first time I ever put on the bomber jacket – I ended [...]

Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

“It was bitter cold when I first moved to Iowa. I needed a warm, formal coat that went past my suit jacket—if it didn’t, I would have looked ridiculous, you know?” Steven Winn, co-owner of Seminar Crowds, Inc., says with a chuckle. Steven experienced his first Iowa winter in 1985 after moving from Santa Barbara, [...]