{Fashion Monday} How to wear a leather jacket 

leather jacket

How to wear a leather jacket is an idea I thought of whilst I was reminiscing about 2016 travels. I can not believe how many places I visited and how many times I took the leather jacket with me. Remember when I went to Oslo and Chilled with Maud? Or when I went to Venice and was Stylish & Comfortable . Both these times I wore my trusted leather jacket from New Look. I have had this leather jacket for over 3 years and it’s still going strong. It has been worn so many times, appeared in so many fashion mood boards and is still serving strong.

How to style a leather jacket 

Pinterest is full of ideas on how to wear a leather jacket wear formal or casual. I am someone who loves to dress casually so majority of my outfit ideas are casual in nature. But with leather jackets I have managed to learn now to dress both formal and informal. If you own a leather jacket then you probably own most of the accompaniments too. Check your closet, you probably won’t need to buy anything new just repurpose what you have. When I have two wear leather jackets it’s mostly involve two occasions; date night or day out.

Date Night

Valentine’s Day is coming up and you might want to spruce up for it for your date night. Wear with a dress and  pair with some killer heels or blocked heels. Have your hair down, minimal jewelry and finish off with a clutch purse. Date night is not only with boo but with girl friends on a night out.

Day out

If you’re a busy body like me always out exploring the world, leather jackets can be your friend. Pair with skinny jeans, canvas or boots, a nice top and backpack. This is usually my normal travel outfit whether I am heading abroad or just traveling to my parents.

And that’s how to wear a leather jacket, easy peasy with no fuss. The outfits are comfortable and stylish and fit for purpose.

 

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49 Comments

  1. Charlotte
    January 22, 2017 / 4:20 pm

    I used to love my leather jacket when I was younger. I may have to invest in a new one! Lovely photos!

  2. January 20, 2017 / 6:47 pm

    I literally live in my leather jacket!
    I love how you’ve styled yours 🙂

    Dani x

  3. January 19, 2017 / 12:36 pm

    I love the versatility of a leather jacket and I’m desperate to get a real leather one! I think it’s a real investment so I am saving up 🙂

  4. January 19, 2017 / 12:19 am

    I love a good old leather jacket. It always looks chic.

  5. Melanie Edjourian
    January 18, 2017 / 8:59 pm

    They do look great with skinny jeans. Love the style of your leather jacket it’s nice and feminine.

  6. Baby Isabella
    January 18, 2017 / 8:43 pm

    We love leather jackets but find that the cut isn’t flattering on my mummy, maybe we just need to find the right one!? You look fab in it though x

  7. francesca
    January 18, 2017 / 8:32 pm

    Lovely tips thank you!! I have only just got into wearing leather jackets!!

  8. rika agustini
    January 18, 2017 / 6:22 pm

    Love your jacket. I am obsessed with leather jacket too! I always save my money so i can keep adding my collection.

  9. January 18, 2017 / 4:00 pm

    I love how you have styled this up. I would love to get a leather jacket as they are so versatile!

  10. Lisa Marie Heath
    January 18, 2017 / 3:21 pm

    Love the look of this jacket! Not too bulky and it works for any occasion practically

  11. January 18, 2017 / 3:06 pm

    This is a great jacket! I always feel like a leather jacket should be for a night out, but this outfit looks relaxed and perfect for day time too.

  12. January 18, 2017 / 9:37 am

    I just love yours and I wish mine was a little thicker as its cold at the moment to wear mine but just love it with long boots and jeans

  13. January 18, 2017 / 7:05 am

    You guys look so cute in your leather jackets! I love mine, I feel like I could rule the world when I wear it.

  14. Ave T
    January 18, 2017 / 7:01 am

    I love leather jackets! They are perfect for so many outfits! I like the idea of wearing it on a date night.

  15. January 18, 2017 / 5:15 am

    I want a leather jacket so bad!! I love that you can dress it up or down. They just look so bad ass to me…HA!

  16. January 17, 2017 / 9:32 pm

    I just got a new leather jacket for my birthday, I just hope I can pull it off like you! xo

  17. Hungry_Healthy_Happy
    January 17, 2017 / 5:07 pm

    I have a leather jacket that I love, but I can’t fit back in it yet since having a baby 🙁

  18. Harriet @ Toby&Roo
    January 17, 2017 / 2:46 pm

    I love the leather jacket look – it just doesn’t suit me!

  19. chubskulit
    January 17, 2017 / 1:49 pm

    You guys rocked it. I don’t have a leather jkacket but I would love to have one.

  20. fashion-mommy
    January 17, 2017 / 12:52 pm

    I like how you wear yours, casual with jeans, It looks stylish.x

  21. Teresa Bowen
    January 17, 2017 / 11:07 am

    I haven’t replaced my old leather jacket but reading your post reminded me why I loved it so much I literally worn it until it fell apart.

  22. January 17, 2017 / 9:15 am

    I love your leather jacket with the contrast bits, where is it from? I only own one which isn’t a real leather jacket either x

  23. Savi and Vid
    January 17, 2017 / 9:00 am

    Love the photos – I really enjoy wearing leather jackets too, especially to toughen up uber girly dresses 🙂

  24. January 17, 2017 / 7:13 am

    I love my leather jacket, although I probably need a new one. I love wearing it with a feminine floral dress.

  25. Bella
    January 16, 2017 / 11:51 pm

    You guys look amazing! I need a new leather jacket, mine is getting pretty worn and a bit small.

  26. Hayley
    January 16, 2017 / 10:57 pm

    I love leather jackets! They always look so classy. I have a black one and a bright yellow one which I love.

  27. January 16, 2017 / 10:20 pm

    I don’t have a leather jacket, actually I have one but have no idea where I placed it. Lovely pictures! 🙂

  28. January 16, 2017 / 9:47 pm

    I’ve never successfully pulled off a leather jacket this one looks great and i love these pictures

  29. Deborah Nicholas
    January 16, 2017 / 9:07 pm

    That is a super cute leather jacket, i generally have coats that cover my bum though as im paranoid! lol

  30. January 16, 2017 / 8:32 pm

    Love the leather jacket have to say do like to have one.

  31. Jodie Whitham
    January 16, 2017 / 7:59 pm

    I love a good leather jacket and usually get mine from New Look! x

  32. Jo Wiggins
    January 16, 2017 / 7:20 pm

    My leather biker jacket is a staple part of my wardrobe, I couldn’t live without it x

  33. January 16, 2017 / 6:03 pm

    This is such a great post on wearing a leather jacket. I love a good leather jacket, but sometimes it can be tricky to style it. Thanks for the tips.

  34. January 16, 2017 / 5:45 pm

    I haven’t worn any of my leather jackets for years. You’ve inspired me to pull them out and see how I can style them now! Thanks!

  35. Candy Kage
    January 16, 2017 / 5:07 pm

    Leather jacket is so versitle. Dress it up or down. Great styling tips.

  36. Tara
    January 16, 2017 / 4:53 pm

    I don’t know how long it’s been since I work anything that was leather. You look great in it though. I like other people how they wear different things I think it looks better on them then it would me.

  37. January 16, 2017 / 4:49 pm

    I’m not a fan of leather jackets I don’t like how they sit on me and they make me feel over heated. I like how they look on others but they are a fashion no for me x

  38. January 16, 2017 / 4:09 pm

    Leather jacket can really be timeless. It can be cool and elegant at the same time.

  39. Beautyqueenuk
    January 16, 2017 / 3:34 pm

    I do love how versatile a leather jacket is. I dont own one nor have ever had one as they aren’t really me x

  40. January 16, 2017 / 2:30 pm

    I love the versatility of a leather jacket and they are always so stylish. Such a great piece to have in your wardrobe x

  41. Alli Smith
    January 16, 2017 / 12:15 pm

    I have a leather jacket somewhere in my closet. I haven’t worn it in a while. I need to grab it and dress it up for Valentine’s Day date night.

  42. January 16, 2017 / 12:10 pm

    The thing that I love about jackets is how versatile they are! I love wearing them with anything!

  43. Emerald
    January 16, 2017 / 11:49 am

    I love leather jackets because they can be dressed up or down. I love the way you are rocking yours!

  44. Robin Rue
    January 16, 2017 / 11:43 am

    I have an awesome dark red leather jacket and I wear it all the time – unless I am dressing up because it’s more casual.

  45. January 16, 2017 / 11:18 am

    I love my leather jacket – it’s such a classic wardrobe staple x

  46. Hannah Latoya Bond
    January 16, 2017 / 10:38 am

    Leather jackets look great. I love the one you are wearing x

  47. January 16, 2017 / 10:19 am

    i love leather jackets as well so much so that i think i have 10 lol. So easy to wear, plus great to dress up or dress down 🙂 great post x

  48. January 16, 2017 / 10:02 am

    Ah you can’t beat a leather jacket! Yours is great – I usually wear mine with skirts, band t-shirts and biker boots!

  49. Chloe
    January 16, 2017 / 8:40 am

    I LOVE my leather jacket! They are so versatile! I find they go with anything, dresses, jeans etc. I can’t wait until it is cold enough to wear mine again!

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