we are by the namesake
Meet By The Namesake
At by the namesake we are not off-the-rack women, nor did we want our leather jackets to be. We created By The Namesake to answer your need for individuality and personal edge in design, as in other aspects of your life.
How it Works
We are a custom leather atelier her to reinvent the iconic leather jacket. We make custom leather jackets for you, with you, through these simple steps:
We know that the custom process can be overwhelming but we've broken it down to just six simple steps!
Choose from our 12 iconic base silhouettes to begin customizing.
Select from 40+ leather options from rugged cowskin to buttery lamb. All of our leathers are a direct bi-product of the food-industry and tanned with strict environmental regulations.
We offer six hardware colors: Silver, Gunmetal, Black Oxide, Gold, Rose Gold, and Antique Brass. All hardware throughout will match your selection.
3 weights, hundreds of colors... a place for your individual colors to shine through!
Fur, Fringe, Studs, Paint... this is where the real fun begins and the sky is the limit with custom possibilities!
Either at our studio or in the comfort of your own home with our Try-At-Home Kit, customized fit is an essential part of the NAMESAKE experience. We use our canvas jackets in size 00-24 to fit bodies of all shapes and sizes... because everyBODY deserves to feel like a rockstar!
The Story of How We Came to Be
& LIFE FORCE
BY THE NAMESAKE
Rosa Halpern is the owner, designer and life force behind By The Namesake. Her background in fashion is extensive, learning to sew and pattern at age 10 and having her first internship at age 16.
By The Namesake started organically when a friend asked Rosa to make a leather jacket after tirelessly searching for a jacket that fit her perfectly and had every feature she was looking for. And then more requests started coming in, and more... until Rosa realized she had a waitlist of people who wanted to customize a leather jacket. An untapped niche; and so By The Namesake was born.
Named after two influential women herself - Rosa Parks and Rosa Luxemburg - Rosa Halpern built her brand based on the belief that women and men of every shape, size and
Our Craft: In Design
Our designs are inspired and named after women (and men) who were game changers and noise makers. The people who make a difference and whose legacies continue to inspire. Due to the custom nature of our product, no two designs are alike - just like our customers, each of whom are unique!
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