from left to right in the large image:
Anasta leather jacket by The Row | $2,790 at Barney’s (this jacket kills me. The whole outfit kills me; it’s my favorite “dressed-up” but still comfortable & easy look)
Helmut Lang pitch leather cropped puffer jacket | $1425 at Helmut Lang (a warm leather jacket perhaps??)
Rag & Bone Firebird white leather jacket | $1795 at Rag & Bone (20% off at Les Nouvelles with code MERRY20)
Madewell Perfect Leather Jacket | $495 at Madewell
Quilted Leather Moto Jacket | $388 at Anthropologie (Love the quilting)
Zara leather blazer | on sale for $199 at Zara (if styled right, I don’t think this would look TOO 90’s…although the 90’s is back…)
Can we talk about leather jackets? I think I might have mentioned before that they elude me. Not that I don’t love them; I never fail to covet a few every season, but never enough to actually BUY one. Yes, I do have a Veda max classic leather jacket I got for basically nothing with a Refinery29 Deal a couple years ago, but I honestly got it because I thought I needed a leather jacket. I’ve had others over the years, my first was a BCBG leather blazer from the outlet (do I need to reveal the decade in which I bought it??) that I did wear a lot, and then a white leather KORS Michael Kors jacket I got via Rue La La and then promptly sold because it really wasn’t me (although I’m REALLY into that white Rag & Bone leather jacket I posted above. REALLY Into it).
You’ve probably noticed already that I don’t wear a lot of jackets or coats, tending to prefer cardigans and sweaters. First, I don’t find most coats very warm, and second, I just like the slouchy, drapey look of a sweater better. The only time I wear my leather jacket is “out” – I wore it to my birthday dinner, out to dinner with friends the other night and will wear it tonight for my husband’s company’s Christmas dinner. I like to wear it with a ruched James Perse dress or pencil skirt because it really accentuates my waist, but other than that, I’ve never really worn it with pants. Perhaps I’ll try that tonight.
Obviously, I’m at a loss when it comes to styling my leather jacket and I don’t know why – you can wear a leather jacket with anything. And every time I wear it I get compliments, and I love it (except the sleeves are WAAAAY too long), so I know I should wear it more often. That is another challenge I shall embark upon this year: wearing my leather jacket more.
What about you? Do you have a leather jacket? do you wear it all the time? What’s your favorite?
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