history of Our brand

47 Years ago whilst studying Science at University, Paul McCaul started creating apparel out of spent calico flour bags, making for himself anything that he needed. Eventually his friends kept asking him to make things for them, and eventually then began trading at small local craft markets with a small array of clothing.

One day, he decided to try and copy a leather-jacket he owned for a friend, and went round to a local upholster for some leather offcuts to use. After a successful first Leather Jacket, he then decided to explore making other leather items.

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We are 100% certified as an Australian Made & Owned Business.

good ol fashion family business

meet the makers

Paul McCaul, his Wife Oosaar and Daughter Melody, have been crafting leather goods for many years, handmade at their home and retail shop in a true cottage traditional.

They use premium sourced Kangaroo and Cowhide leather, combined with YKK Zips and High Quality sewing thread to produce long-lasting leather goods.

The Real McCaul is one of the only companies in Australia producing Tailor-Made Leather Jackets. Paul was a well known tailor in Melbourne and the East Coast and offers his services to you to produce a one-off custom made jacket. You can choose the leather, colour, style and fittings all to match how perfectly fitted the jacket is to your liking.

They give a Lifetime Guarantee (10 Years) on the workmanship of everything they make. As they say "The price is soon forgotten but the quality is not".

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One Of A Kind

One Of A Kind

One lucky customer got to take home this beautiful Laptop Uni Bag. It was a one-off bag as we can not get this leather anymore. We hope he enjoys i...

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Gift Vouchers Available!

Gift Vouchers Available!

When you buy something from us it's going to last a very long time. That's why sometimes it's better to let the person choose the product themselv...

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Vintage Sewing Machine

We are proud to be the owners of a beautiful sewing machine thought to be over 160 years old. Passed down through many generations, this hand gener...

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