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6 Ways To Style A Leather Jacket This Spring

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Everyone has a leather jacket sitting in their wardrobe, so here are 6 stunning leather jacket outfits to give you a little outfit inspiration and some new ways to style this classic piece.

A leather jacket has been a wardrobe staple for decades, first becoming popular with film stars in the 1950s, then a favorite of Punks in the 1970s, now leather jackets are ubiquitous and are seen layered over a wide range of outfits.

If you have a leather jacket sitting in your wardrobe, waiting to be worn then you are in the right place, as we have brought together 6 gorgeous leather jacket outfits that will give you some outfit inspiration on how to style this piece.

No matter the style of your leather jacket, whether it is a biker jacket, bomber-style leather jacket, or an oversized leather jacket, there is bound to be an outfit in this article to suit you and your leather jacket of choice. Let’s get started on styling this iconic piece and giving the leather jacket a refresh for the new season!

6 Cool Leather Jacket Outfits

1. Neutral Tones

The dark brown, boxy leather jacket, with a cute rounded collar, looks stunning paired with this neutral-toned, sophisticated outfit. The leather jacket has been paired with a white t-shirt and cream wide-leg jeans, then accessorized with a black top handle bag and oval sunglasses.

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White Splendid Faye Crewneck Tee
Splendid

Faye Crewneck Tee

$48 at Nordstrom

Ecru cream Levi’s 90s 501
Levi’s

90’s 501

$98 at Revolve

Brown Sandro Jude Lambskin Leather Jacket
Sandro

Jude Lambskin Leather Jacket

$895 at Nordstrom

2. Cute mini dresses

Juxtapose your oversized leather jacket with a cute mini dress to create a stunning outfit that is perfect for a summer evening or dinner out! An ivory-toned floral mini dress sits underneath the glossy black leather jacket, then the outfit is accessorized with black Mary Jane-style shoes and a black shoulder bag – so chic!

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Ivory and beige Rumer Isla Mini Dress
Rumer

Isla Mini Dress

$249 at Revolve

Black Stuart Weitzman Vivienne Patent Mary Jane Pumps
Stuart Weitzman

Vivienne Patent Mary Jane Pumps

$450 at Neiman Marcus

Black Saint Laurent Le 5 à 7 Leather Hobo
Saint Laurent

Le 5 à 7 Leather Hobo

$2,400 at Nordstrom

3. jeans + T-shirt

Layering a leather jacket over a simple jeans and T-shirt look can really elevate and change the aesthetic of the outfit.

To recreate this stylish outfit, begin with a black, round neck t-shirt and light wash blue jeans, then add a leather jacket over the top – this could be a dark brown bomber style jacket for a retro, vintage look, or a black biker jacket for a cool-girl, edgy look. Add ballet flats and a black handbag to finish the outfit.

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Black Skims New Vintage T-Shirt
Skims

New Vintage T-Shirt

$48 at Nordstrom

Blue Agolde Low Slung Baggy
Agolde

Low Slung Baggy

$228 at Revolve

Beige and black Tory Burch Cap Toe Ballet Flat
Tory Burch

Cap Toe Ballet Flat

$248 at Nordstrom

4. A pop of red

A red leather jacket can be the perfect piece to bring a pop of color to your look. This red, biker-style leather jacket brings a fun touch of color to the white tank top and blue denim maxi skirt outfit. Complete the look with white sneakers, a black belt, and sleek sunglasses.

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White Free People Rib Racerback Tank Top
Free People

Rib Racerback Tank Top

$48 at Nordstrom

Red Lamarque X REVOLVE Dylan Jacket
Lamarque

X REVOLVE Dylan Jacket

$506 at Revolve

Blue Levi’s Ankle Column Skirt
Levi’s

Ankle Column Skirt

$98 at Revolve

5. Black on Black

When creating a tonal look, you need to consider different textures to give your outfit a little dimension. This is where a leather jacket is perfect as it brings another texture to the outfit. Here, the leather jacket has been styled with a black top, black pinstripe pants, and black mesh ballet flats to create a stunning, stylish look.

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Black Ramy Brook Barbara Pinstripe Straight-Leg Pants
Ramy Brook

Barbara Pinstripe Straight-Leg Pants

$445 at Neiman Marcus

Black Open Edit Desi Mary Jane Mesh Flat
Open Edit

Desi Mary Jane Mesh Flat

$70 at Nordstrom

Black Bottega Veneta Small Arco Tote Bag
Bottega Veneta

Small Arco Tote Bag

$3,200 at Neiman Marcus

6. Expert Layering

Expert layering can transform a leather jacket into something smart and appropriate for work. This black collared leather jacket has been layered over the top of a blue button-up shirt, and a grey cardigan to create a polished and sophisticated look.

The outfit has been styled with straight-leg jeans, but you could go for wide-leg pants instead for a smarter look. Finish with strappy heels and a shoulder bag.

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Blue Reformation Andy Oversized Shirt
Reformation

Andy Oversized Shirt

$128 at Reformation

Grey LA Made Sweet V Cardi
LA Made

Sweet V Cardi

$99 at Revolve

Black GRLFRND Jayden Leather Jacket
GRLFRND

Jayden Leather Jacket

$575 at Revolve

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