Here’s How Celebs and It Girls Alike Are Wearing Bomber Jackets


(Image credit: @gigihadid Stying: Kith x Vogue x Goldern Bear Varsity Jacket)

Bomber jackets are one of those items that never really go out of style. They’re super versatile—easy to throw on with practically everything in our closet—and add an instant cool factor to our look. Moreover, they’re the perfect transitional piece for that awkward winter-to-spring and summer-to-fall stretch. Since most of us own at least one bomber jacket in our wardrobes (or if you don’t check out our favorites below), it’s time for a refresh on how to style your bomber jacket right now.

Celebrities and It-girls in particular, can't get enough of the effortless outerwear style—opting for a variety of versatile colors and cool prints—pairing them with everything from sweats to skirts. So if you’re looking for some fresh bomber-jacket outfit ideas as we transition into spring, take a peek below to see how fashion girls and celebs are wearing them—and pick up a new one for yourself. 


On Celebs:
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On Bella Hadid: Skims Seamless Mask ($8); Monica Vinader Doina Wide-Chain Necklace ($625)

For a casual-cool look, pair a versatile army green bomber with straight-leg jeans, a sporty graphic tee, and layers of gold necklaces. Perfect for your smoothie run.

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On Kate Mara: Prada Tie-Neck Bomber Jacket; Converse Chuck Taylor Sneakers ($50); Stella McCartney Falabella Heart Crossbody Bag

Add a polished touch to your basic black sweats and white tee with the addition of a chic heritage print bomber. 

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On Gigi Hadid: Off-White Varsity Bomber Jacket ($1290); '47 Charcoal Hat ($30); Reebox x Pyer Moss Daytona Sneakers ($250); Helena Borden Nolita Sunglasses

A sporty, red varsity jacket looks fresh when paired with a casual all-white ensemble.



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On Jennifer Lopez: Runaway Motel C.E.O Bomber Jacket ($250); Quay Fully Booked Sunglasses ($65); The Kooples Slick Chunky High-Top Sneakers; Style Reform Parker Leggings ($104)

Never under-estimate the power of an all-black bomber jacket outfit. Pair with black leggings and square sunnies for a sleek and sporty look.



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On Olivia Palermo: Olivia Palermo Culotte Jumpsuit ($123); Giannico Louis Mules; Fendi Iridia Sunglasses ($271); Piaget Limelight Gala Watch ($27,100)

Olivia Palermo proves a silky floral print bomber is perfect for a casual evening out. Style over a jumpsuit and finish the look with flat mules.

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On Fashion Girls:
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For a luxe look throughout the colder months, opt for a padded bomber jacket in sumptuously soft fabrics such as leather. Pair with trending relaxed trousers in similar tonal hues.



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Contrast a fancy sequin skirt with a casual tee and a sporty bomber for an Insta-worthy outfit that will win you all the compliments.



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Liven up a basic gray sweatsuit like fashion influencer @jen_wonders with the addition of a statement bomber jacket in a fun, bold print. 



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A plush ivory shearling bomber looks seriously luxurious especially when paired with similar tonal hues. Add a touch of color with your accessories to make your outfit pop.


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Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith Jones is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear who specializes in shopping content and trend stories with high-affiliate impact. She shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands for every budget. Previous to working in fashion, Judith worked as a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) sharing her passion for travel and culture.