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What makes the perfect leather jacket? Learn the secrets…

When buying one of the main wardrobe staples, you are looking to invest in something that will transcend seasons and work across your entire wardrobe. So you need to ensure you have given your new leather jacket some thought before diving straight in.

Finding your style is the first thing you need to decide upon, from biker to clean cut to long – think about what will work best with your day to day style and ensure that you buy with your head as well as your heart. Next think about what material you want to invest in from suede to leather to faux, your choice is endless. Then finally ensure that your jacket has the perfect fit after all this is an investment piece that you are going to wear for season after season.

Keeping all this in mind check out our top leather jacket picks below and our handy style guide for each style.

Biker Jackets, look for:

  • Quilted elbow and shoulder pads
  • Zipped cuffs
  • Off centre zip

Biker 1 Karen Millen Biker 3 F&F Biker 2 River Island


Clean Jackets, look for:

  • Rounded necks
  • Close cut to the body
  • Closed zips

Clean 1 Jigsaw Clean 3 Mango Clean 2 Dorothy Perkins


Long Jackets, look for:

  • Contemporary fits
  • Luxe styles and colours
  • Works for both formal and casual looks

Long 1 Jigsaw Long 3 Reiss Long 2 New Look


Do you have the perfect leather jacket? Or are you still searching for yours? Let us know, below!


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