The Case of the Leather Jacket

The past few days have been delightfully chilly, and we’ve been thinking about fall jackets. Among our favorites is a style that has been a fashion staple year after year, and one that has an iconic history in America as well. What type of cozy outerwear are we speaking of? The leather jacket, of course!

When thinking about the fall trends, and trends in fashion in general, we realized that the leather jacket is something we can pull out of our closet and wear year after year. Men and women alike have been wearing it for years as both a fashion statement and for protection. Pilots in WWII wore them up in the air (Amelia Earhart anyone?), and Marlon Brando made women swoon and men envious in his bad boy motorcycle jacket. The leather jacket is also known for its “cool factor” – rockers like the Ramones (below) sported leather jackets year round.

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Women Pilots in WWII sporting leather bomber jackets

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 Marlon Brando posing with his motorcycle

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The Ramones

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Kate Moss sporting leather in a fashion editorial

We’ve got some fabulous leather jackets in right now- from girly ruffled ones to classic bomber styles (and of course some faux leather options for our Vegan shoppers), pictured below!

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Asymmetrical Leather Jacket- Illia sz M/L $360

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Brown Ruffled Leather Jacket- Kenna-T sz M $240  SOLD

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Black Ruffley Leather Jacket- Solitaire sz XS/S $68

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Brown Studded Faux Leather Jacket- sz L $20

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Faux Leather Bomber Jacket- BCG sz XS/S $24

Do you think the leather jacket will always be in style? We sure hope so 🙂

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Paris Kaye
    Sep 19, 2012 @ 15:18:22

    Pssst!….
    That’s Marlon Brando on the motorcycle, not James Dean.
    I’ll be sporting my classic black leather motorcycle jacket today.
    It is perfect riding weather in Minneapolis.
    Dale bought it for me at Ragstock back in the mid-Seventies.
    Never goes out of style.
    PK

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  3. ciciyoung
    Oct 03, 2012 @ 21:40:15

    really really cool and unique pieces! love them

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