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     Testimonials 2017

Dear Jim,

I adore my Charlotte coat! It is special and spectacular...more luxurious than I could have imagined. And I have many beautiful coats from J Mendel!

Thank you so much

Ingrid, Park Avenue, New York, USA    December 2017

This is to confirm safe receipt of my order - I am delighted with the jacket, the cut and quality are superb, sizing is perfect - thank you so much!


S.K. Purton, UK    December 2017

Received my beautiful coat today.

I will definitely be a repeat customer and I am sure once all my friends see my purchase, they will be asking where they can get one.

Thank you so much and Merry Christmas,

C.K. Mapleridge, Canada    December 2017

I just want to thank you for the excellent service and coat. Absolutely top notch all around. We will be back…

P.A. Derby, UK    December 2017

Dear Rosina

Just wanted to let you know that I have received the coat today and I am absolutely thrilled with it. It is a perfect fit and an exquisite coat.

Thank you for your human touch combined with the on line service.

Just one question, I am assuming the coat has not been sprayed and it is something I need to do?

Once again, thank you and please pass on my many thanks to the team involved.

S.P. Eriswell, UK    December 2017


Just wanted to say thankyou for sending me the coat I ordered, it was beautifully packaged and is the most gorgeous coat, I am thrilled with it

Many thanks


M.H. Newmarket, UK    December 2017


Just to let you know that my order arrived today and my hubby is really happy with his jacket. It fits perfectly, its a shame you dont do that style for women because I would have bought one for myself. Again very happy and great customer service.

Thank you.

R.T. Kempston, UK    November 2017

Dear Jack and Jim - just a note to let you know that my coat arrived safely, and I collected it this morning. it is absolutely perfect, just what I wanted. It's a comfortable but fairly snug fit over a jumper, the hood has a drawstring so one can pull it tight so it wont blow off in winter winds, the inside pocket is great; and it looks lovely. I'm sure I will be cosy in it even in the coldest weather.

When I first picked up the box it was so light, I was worried it must be very small, or too short!

I will send you a photo of myself wearing it in the snows of Indiana in due course.

warm regards,

L.F. Oxford, UK    November 2017

Good morning , just to let you know my wife's coat arrived this morning. It looks fantastic, one happy lady and she is already planning the accessories to go with it. A big thank you to all involved and thank you for ensuring it arrived today. We will certainly return in the future.

May we take this opportunity to wish all the staff at Higgs a very Happy Xmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year.


J.D Folkestone, UK    November 2017

I purchased the rosemary coat, which arrived yesterday and I am delighted with it. I also found your care instructions very useful. I shall definitely search your website again. Thank you.

E.P. Dunfermline, UK    October 2017

Dear Rosamund,

I have received the coat and two pairs of gloves yesterday. And please accept my gratitude for all of your work.

The leather is extremely soft and light weight. I am very happy to have it. And also thank you so much for the protector splay.

Thank you again. Best regards,

A.N. Yokohama, Japan    October 2017

Hello there,

Just to let you know I received my jacket this afternoon.

It's absolutely lovely and fits perfect, I'm really pleased with it, thank you so much.

Once I get the pennies, I will hope to buy a Spencer style coat from you. I'll probably have that in regular cowhide rather than Napa.

Again, many thanks for a beautiful jacket,

T.R.Maldon, UK    September 2017

I have taken delivery this morning, 20.09.17 of a 'Chris two tone jacket' thank you, I am delighted with it and also with the quick and efficient service from your firm as always.

J.S. Ashbourne, UK    September 2017

Hi Rosamund,

I received my jacket today and absolutely love it. The quality is awesome and it has exceeded my expectations.

Thank you so much for your high level of customer service and I will be recommending your company to my friends.

Kindest regards,

N.L. Osborne Park, Australia    September 2017


Just a quick note to say my jacket and hat arrived this morning, excellent!/

And to thank you all (and especially Jack!) for your efforts.

Kind regards

G.B. Ilkley, UK    August 2017

I received my Valerie coat yesterday. Your service was second to none, and the lady even got the delivery driver back to make sure I received my order in time for a trip. The coat fits perfectly, and is very soft and beautiful. Just what I wanted! Thank you.

I would definitely recommend your company both for the superb quality and the excellent customer service.

C.G. Sunderland, UK    July 2017

Dear Jack & colleagues

The coat safely arrived last Tuesday.

It's always daunting ordering something on line as you are never quite certain how it will be. Your coat however passed all expectations. It's so lovely! A colleague thought I looked like an Eskimo when I tried it on at work (in the air conditioning - it was over 35C and humid outside after all). The material is so different to the Marie Icelandic sheepskin coat with its long hair lambskin - and I welcome the contrast as I did not merely want to buy another nigh identical coat. Thanks ever so for adding the extra neck fastening as it makes all the difference.

I hope your shop closing down sale is progressing well. I shall be in touch again in the autumn in the search for a new gilet.

Kind regards

K.H. UK    July 2017

Dear Rosina

My Betsy red jacket arrived this morning. I am THRILLED with it, a little dream for the longest time come true.

Your talented crafts people have every right to be very proud of their work. The jacket is beautiful quality leather, the work superb, every stitch in place, the lining beautifully complementing the red colour of the leather, and the lovely inside pockets finished perfectly.

I have always been very happy with all of the Jackets I have purchased from Higgs, as was my late sister.

Wishing you a happy day.

Best wishes

J.B. Ocean Reef, Australia    June 2017

Good afternoon,

Just to let you know that this arrived with me successfully yesterday afternoon.

I think it was a good call to go for the 42", it fits well, so the 40" would probably have been too tight. It is not that surprising, I have some jackets in 40" and some in 42", so clearly depends on the manufacturer!

Thanks very much for your assistance with this, all much appreciated.

Kind regards,

M.D Reading, UK    May 2017

Good Morning,

Just to confirm that the coat was delivered yesterday on time.

Very pleased with the coat, fits perfect and well priced.

Many Thanks,


K.P Stowmarket, UK    April 2017

Dear Sir,

Belatedly, I would like to tell you that the Nazima coat is beautiful and the size is perfect.

I would also like to thank you very much for your kindness, patience and professionalism.

It is with great pleasure that I will certainly buy again at Higgs Leathers.

In the meantime, I wish you all the best.

Kind regards,

C.B Vetraz-Monthoux, France    March 2017

Hi Jack

The duffle coat arrived this morning, I was out yesterday so I missed the delivery.

Am absolutely delighted with the coat! The lambskin snow tip fur is beautiful, feeling so luxurious too. The fit is exact, I couldn't ask for better. Your workmanship surpasses all others and the nappa skin makes it very durable. Can't wait to try it out against the Brittany weather and it becoming my old faithful year after year.

Feel free to post this on your website among the many other testimonials. By the way, where did the lambskin come from? Always interested to know!

Kind regards

T.S Greenmount, Australia    March 2017

Dear Jack Jim and all of you!

My coat just arrived! I jumped out of the shower dried and put it on!! Yes cheeky to tell you but I absolutely love love love it!!

Thank you so much for the beautiful buttons..I am going to miss visiting you am very sad you are closing. If I could afford it I would have bought the other one Jack! I am addicted to Higgs and all of you! Thank you so much again.

Warmest wishes

D.O London, UK    February 2017

That was indeed wonderful news! Thank you very much for all your help and kindness. After I placed the order I took the time to read through your customers comments and I truly believe them all. Sorry to say one is not always treated as a treasure as a customer and sometimes even more like a burden. Therefore, it is so lovely to meet someone like yourself. Even though I learn that you are a part of the family who runs the company you are the perfect example how a sales person should be! And can you imagine, I just found your website by a coincident when I googled to try to find my dream coat!

I can't wait to receive the parcel. In the meantime, I wish you a super weekend, Rosamund!

Kind regards,

W.S Stabekk, Norway    February 2017

I received my jacket today, Jan 18. I was so excited. I was nervous ordering from out of my country, sizes being so different internationally.

The jacket fits great and the color and style is perfect. I have been searching for a couple years to find a red leather jacket in the style I wanted and at a price I could afford. You really know your stuff.

I will be ordering another leather jacket in black soon. Thank you.

F.G Opelika, USA    January 2017

Just to let you know, as per your enclosed letter request, my order for the 'Gorbachev' hat arrived safely a couple of days ago.

For a couple of years now I have been looking for a hat which is better than just the standard wool type -for 'best' as it were- and it hasn't been easy! I am pleased to say the one you have just despatched fits the bill perfectly.

Best Wishes

S.W Brampton, UK    January 2017

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