Sweater weather may be creeping up on us, but let’s not forget that this time of year also brings out one of our other favorite pieces of clothing: the leather jacket. Since autumnal temperatures can vary, especially from day and night, layering is key — and that’s where this versatile topper comes into play.
From shearling-collared numbers to oversized trench coats, there’s so much more to leather jackets than the signature motorcycle style. The only problem? While vegan leathers, such as cactus leather, exist, high-quality genuine leather can cost as much as your monthly rent. That’s why, regardless of your budget, we’ve rounded up the best minimalistic, totally out-there, and everything-in-between options to get you in the fall mood. So whether you’re in the market for a cheap leather jacket or a luxury one, we’ve sourced the best of the best genuine leather options.
So consider this your reminder that leather jackets are pragmatic, versatile, and long-lasting investment pieces and that you should have one (or five) in your closet at all times. The best leather jacket is only a click away.
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