Leather Jacket Looks

by Yes_i_wore_it

The leather (or faux in my case*) jacket is a transitional season staple.

Hawked as the ultimate middle aged Mum go-to look, personally, I would like to know what exactly is wrong with that? The perfect item to chuck on and add texture and style to any outfit, who doesn’t have one in some form in their wardrobe?

This particular biker jacket is from Warehouse and must be at least 5 years old, and still going strong. There are loads of great ones out there at all price points, but I would suggest paying a bit more for a great cut that will last you years.

*I try and buy faux where I can

In my first look, I’m dressing up for a night out, dinner and drinks.

I am wearing a tunic dress by Reiss, which I have belted with a Marmont Gucci belt and some statement silver boots from AND/OR bought from John Lewis. I think these are sold out (shame as they have a gorgeous lightning bolt detail on the elastic!) but these are a great alternative.

In my second look I am wearing a Silk Shirt Dress from All Saints (check out their outlet stores for some great finds! This one was from Cheshire Oaks and less than half the retail price)

I have added some Calvin Klein cowboy boots for a more relaxed look. This would be great for lunch out.

My third look is a school run look where I’m meeting with friends for coffee after drop off.

I’m wearing my stalwart Levi 501’s, a leopard print silk shirt from J Crew (bought new from Ebay) and a pair of slip on pointed flats from Calvin Klein.

I love the mix of textures with the softness of silk against the grain of leather. Denim and leather is an iconic combo.

In my final look, I’m super casual for a busy day. Most of my clothing is plain block colours (white Levis 501’s, plain black Zara tee) but I have added texture and pattern with my enormous Zara blanket scarf and a statement print bag in the classic LV print.

I’m keeping the casual vibe with a pair of black Nike blazer trainers.

I hope you like my ideas for how to style up a classic leather jacket. Let me know what you do with yours!

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