Summer’s over, fall is here, and it’s time to layer up in time for the cooler weather. Fall weather is leather weather, and once again, designers have stepped up to the plate with some of the most amazing leather jackets to get you through the season. Check out the info below if you’d like to find out where to find leather jackets for the fall.
Victoria Secret isn’t all bustiers and lace underwear. Their regular clothing section is extremely popular with those looking for the hippest and trendiest threads of the season. Their leather jackets are popular for their feminine, fun and sleek cuts. If you’re looking for a jacket that’s a little sweet and a little dangerous, check out the Victoria’s Secret Soft Washed Leather Motorcycle Jacket. There’s nothing wrong with wearing a genuine, hardcore motorcycle jacket, but sometimes you want a little bit of “girl” in the look. The jacket hugs your body close but is soft to the touch. There’s a snap collar, and the whole thing closes with an asymmetric zip closure and front pockets that zip as well. There are epaulettes on both shoulders, giving the jacket the perfect military style flair. The jacket comes in aubergine, bone and black, and goes for $199 at www.victoriassecret.com.
A similar style but with a little more flash is the Victoria’s Secret Ruffle Trim Tiered Leather Jacket. This form fitting jacket has an asymmetrical side zip and epaulettes on the shoulders like the Soft Washed Leather Motorcycle jacket, but this one surprises with peplum ruffle tiers running down the lower back. It’s fully lined, and comes in wine and black. This retails on the site for $199.
The words “Ralph Lauren” are synonymous with almost every fine fabric, so you know that the brand will bring the goods when it comes to fall leather jackets. The men’s Ralph Lauren Leather Bomber Jacket is a perfect example of the leather goodness that Ralph Lauren delivers each fall. The leather on this jacket has been perfectly distressed to give it that worn, lived-in-for-a-million-years look. It hangs comfortably on your body but has a wonderfully fitted look. There is a soft, shearling stand collar, and the jacket has fetching ribbed-knit detailing. The top of the jacket has a buttoned throat tab, and the whole thing zips in the front. There are flap patch buttons that snap at the hips. The vented shoulders allow you to move freely, and the cuffs and he have a rib-knit pattern. There’s an interior snap welt pocket, and the whole jacket is fully lined. This jacket retails for $1195 on the site.
If you want something even simpler styling, you could try the Ralph Lauren Benfield Lambskin Windbreaker. This is for the person who’s looking for the classic windbreaker style with the subtle but elegant Ralph Lauren touch. This, buttery soft lambskin jacket buttons in the front and has a button-throat tab. The whole thing is topped with a pointed collar. The barrel cuffs are adjustable. There are welt pockets strategically placed at the hips, and the whole jacket is lined in a soft, cotton twill. The Ralph Lauren Polo logo rests above the left chest. You can get this jacket in both black and burnt umber. This jacket retails for $695 on www.ralphlauren.com.
For leather jackets that are at an easier on the pocket price point but no less lovely, you merely need to head over to Wilsons. This leather retailer has been cloaking Americans in leather for generations, and the tradition continues. For a body-hugging short leather blazer, look into the Pelle Studio Leather Blazer Jacket. This new to the line coat can be worn as a top, or as a jacket. It’s made of ultra-smooth leather, and the waist and wrists have detailed shoulder stitching and leather inlays. The front of the jacket has a single-breasted design, and the whole thing closes in the front. This jacket retails for $179.99 at www.wilsonleather.com.
For him, check out the Andrew Marc Last Call Smooth Lamb Jacket with Convertible Collar. This simple but stylish jacket is made of genuine lamb weather and is the perfect going out on the weekend jacket. It has a convertible collar and has a100% nylon logo printed lining. The jacket zips in the front, and has welt hand pockets. There is an interior napoleon pocket that zips. This jacket was originally $715 on the site, but now retails for $349.99.
If you’re missing The Gloved One, head over to eclectic retailer Revolve Clothing for the Veda Thriller Jacket in Red. This jacket is like a mini Jackson-esque rich, red leather jacket with zip front closure and front pockets that zip in the front. The front pockets have flaps, and there is a belted hem. The final perfect touch is the zippered sleeves. The jacket retails for $770 at www.revolveclothing.com.