If there was one thing we saw on repeat back at Paris Fashion Week, it was the leather jacket.
The coolest street strutters wore it impeccably in all shapes and forms – oversized, bombers, classic, aviator-inspired, fur collars, and shearling touches. There goes your evidence that it’s the ultimate cool outerwear piece. And now that we’re headed into warmer temps, it’ll make a great transitional piece when you’re in need of light layers for chilly mornings and evenings. As if you need more conviction that it’s a necessity, we’ve broken it down further. You really need it.
#1 They look good with everything.
No matter what kind of style you’re drawn to be it preppy, west-coast casual, boho, or downtown chic, a leather jacket looks good with everything. Not just styles but silhouettes (skirts, dresses, denim, et al) and in all contexts – you could be headed for the office, a date night, or even church and it’ll never fail you. Seriously, if there’s only one wardrobe staple you invest in, let it be the leather jacket.
#2 They’re seasonless.
Leather jackets know no seasons nor trends. When was the last time you saw one worn, but appeared out of place? Never.
#3 They last forever.
They’re super durable and if we must say, they wear even better with time.
#4 They look good on everyone.
No matter your body type, you’re bound to find one that looks good on you. Plus they’re so versatile, you can essentially get away with a looser fit or cropped version.
#5 They travel well.
Jet setting in style? Search no more, this will be your default. It’s soft, comfortable, but never cumbersome.