The Fashion-Girl Way to Wear a Leather Jacket Every Day This Season

Now, more than ever, we are focused on clothes that are versatile, functional, and will last forever—and a leather jacket definitely fits the bill. When it comes to styling our wardrobe staples, we tend to turn to our favorite fashion girls for sartorial inspiration. After all, who better to master the art of styling such an everyday classic than the stylish It girls who wear them, well, every day?

Ahead, you’ll find a handful of foolproof outfits that incorporate a leather jacket. Take a cue from these girls and throw a classic leather jacket over your shoulder for that added layer or let it be the focus of your all-black ensemble for a cold-weather day of errands. If you’re ready to spark a new level of sartorial inspiration, scroll down to see the nine coolest ways to wear a leather jacket this season. Then, start shopping for your new favorite style below.

Classic leather jacket outfit



Style Tip: Opt for a waist-cinching style to go with a button-down shirt and a sleek wrap skirt.

Jumpsuit with leather jacket outfit



Style Tip: Give your jumpsuit the final touch with a cool moto jacket over your shoulders.

Style Tip: If you're wearing an ensemble filled with graphic prints, a leather jacket will pull it all together.

Simple leather jacket outfit



Style Tip: A leather jacket can dress up even the most casual T-shirt–and–velvet-pants outfit.

Style Tip: If you’re wearing an all-black ensemble, a leather jacket will add a new texture to your look.

Leather jacket and fringe dress



Style Tip: Feel like dressing up, even if you're staying home? Throw on a chic moto jacket over your dress. 

Style Tip: If you can’t think of anything else to wear, you’ll never go wrong with a white T-shirt and jeans.

Style Tip: Lean into the edge of your jacket with a pair of combat or hiking-style boots.

Polished leather jacket outfit



Style Tip: If you want to opt-out of the moto jacket style, go for a faux-leather blazer instead.

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This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.