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14 Leather and Faux Leather Jackets for Every Style

11 Leather and Faux Leather Jackets for Every Style
Design: theSkimm | Image: Free People, Overland
Oct 6, 2022

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Nothing screams fall style quite like a classic leather jacket. It's a timeless look that you can never go wrong with — whether it's the real deal or you prefer a faux option, paired with jeans or over an LBD. From bomber silhouettes to designs with fringe, we've rounded up some of our faves. PSLs optional. 

Leather Jackets

A classic leather motorcycle jacket that won’t break the bank…

This one’s been crafted from 100% top-grain leather that is biodegradable and has been tanned in a Leather Working Group certified tannery. With epaulet shoulders and zipper details, it’s lined with 100% poly satin, has a slim fit, and a soft feel. Plus, it comes in black and two other autumnal colors — a deep burgundy and woody cognac. Quality material at a wallet-friendly price? Adding to cart. ($149.90, Quince

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A plus-sized leather jacket with a cropped fit…

If you like a slightly boxy fit, this is the style for you. This bomber jacket is made from super-supple leather and has been designed with a blade collar and flap pockets. Psst…for every Treasure & Bond purchase, Nordstrom donates 2.5% of the net sales to organizations that work to empower youth. Look good, do good. ($149.90, Nordstrom)

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A cropped leather bomber jacket perfect for transitional weather…

This piece has a vintage feel thanks to the washed leather material that already looks broken in. It’s designed with ribbed sleeves and a ribbed hem plus gusseted shoulders for a roomier fit, so you can layer comfortably during the colder months. Customers rec going a size up if you plan to wear it with chunky sweaters. ($538, Madewell)

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A brown leather jacket made from lambskin…

So it’s super soft and lightweight, and has an ultra-flattering silhouette. This one’s got invisible pockets and a slight mock neck for a more sporty look. It’s lined with a tight quilted polyester that can be worn reversed as well with the quilted side out. It comes in three different colors — elderberry, charcoal, and black — each with a different-colored contrasting lining and rollable cuffs so you can style for any occasion accordingly. ($395, Overland)

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A plus-sized leather motorcycle jacket…

And it has a removable fleece hoodie insert so you can add some extra warmth without a ton of bulk when you need it. It’s got the classic asymmetrical front with silver hardware and comes in plus sizes up to 4X. Customer reviews note it generally runs true to size and has a soft, worn-in feel. Time to get cozy. ($299, Nordstrom)

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A fringe leather jacket made with sheepskin…

AllSaints is notorious for its chic, high-quality leather options — and this Western-inspired style is no exception. It’s got a classic moto leather design with a staple collar, silver hardware, and belt loop detailing. Get it in a showstopping copper red or a timeless signature black and say hello to your new closet fave. ($395+, AllSaints)

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Faux Leather Jackets

A faux suede moto jacket to pair with your fave fall bev…

Say hello to your new everyday staple. This one’s a bit of a cleaner take on the classic leather jacket silhouette — think understated zipper accents and monochromatic buttons. Customers say it runs true to size for all three options: regular, tall, and petite. Pair it with your favorite casual top and jeans, or wear it on a night out to add some edge to your evening ’fit. ($85, Banana Republic)

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A faux leather motorcycle jacket with an asymmetrical zip front…

This one’s got classic motorcycle quilting on the arms and elbows. It’s perfect for transitional weather and comes in three different colorways — black, cognac, and stone — with either gold or silver zipper and stud details. Bonus: It’s machine washable. ($69.99, Saks OFF 5TH)

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A buttery-soft faux leather blazer…

Your fall work look just got a lot more chic. We love the colors this one comes in — an ashy blue and a shiny black that’ll pair perfectly with any work or going-out outfit. It’s available in sizes 14–28 and has a tailored fit bodice and front flap pockets. Psst…since it’s 100% viscose, make sure to spot clean or hand wash only. ($169.95, Eloquii)

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A faux leather jacket available in nearly every color under the sun…

Levi’s may be synonymous with denim, but this style proves they can tackle the faux leather jacket game just as well. It’s got a classic moto silhouette, with zippered accents, a belt loop, and snap-down lapels, and can even be machine washed. It’s available in plus sizes 1X–4X and standard sizes XS–XXL, plus it comes in nearly 50 (yes, you read that correctly) different colors — including eye-catching hues like lilac, coral, and emerald. ($41.06+, Amazon

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A faux leather bomber with a detachable hood…

Pairing your leather jacket with a hoodie is a classic look, but this piece elevates it, all in one design. Wear the hood attachment for a more casual vibe or when it’s windy and you need a lil’ extra coverage, or wear without it if you want a dressier look. This one comes in either beige or black, both with matching hood attachments and an elastic back hem for a clean fit and sporty look. ($98, Nordstrom)

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A bright blue vegan leather jacket with faux fur trim…

This is a statement piece if there ever was one. The knee-length jacket comes in a striking sapphire blue as well as a sandy beige colorway, and has a low-button front, matching belt strap, and a fur framing neckline that’ll turn even the most casual look up a notch. ($284, Noize)

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A faux leather fringe leather jacket with a laid-back silhouette…

It’s got a trucker-inspired style and fit, with snap buttons down the front, two chest pockets, and a drop-shoulder sleeve. It also comes in six colors — we’re honestly obsessed with every one of them, but especially love the bright yellow and eggshell white — and sizes 0–16. ($128, Free People)

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A plus-sized faux shacket you can wear with any outfit…

Thanks to its super soft material, relaxed fit, and classic look. It’s available in plus sizes up to 4X as well as standard sizes XXS–XL. Throw it over your fave dress for an edgier look, or wear it with a classic jean and T-shirt for errands or heading to the office. The best part about this one? You can toss it in the wash if you ever need a quick clean. ($118, Madewell)

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