The Best Leather Jackets For Women Of Every Age

By Nicky Deam

If you think leather jackets are exclusively reserved for the 20-something downtown set you are sorely mistaken. The range of cuts (and price points) currently on the market demonstrate the slick staple is actually incredibly versatile. We've rounded up plenty of street-style inspiration and some excellent options to shop should you be convinced to revisit the trend.

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Perfect for anyone with a little edge, this style looks as cool over jeans and a tee as it does tossed over a sportswear-inspired dress.

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Eschew your typical black blazer for a more fashion-forward leather iteration. Keep extras simple in order to let the statement piece take center stage.

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We've long belted blazers and coats—why not give leather the ladylike treatment this fall? Team with wide-leg pants for a flattering silhouette.

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We all know the trench enjoyed a massive comeback on the Spring 2018 runways, so why not get ahead of the pack with a stylish leather version?

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Think of this style as an alternative to a cardigan. Layer over a printed blouse and pants and finish with demure flats for a downtown twist on library chic.