Leather jackets are a staple piece in every woman's wardrobe but, like jeans and bikinis, it's not easy to find the perfect one — even if you know what you're looking for.
Though we'd never get rid of our classic black biker jacket, until it’s basically fallen apart, the colourblock at Versace, snake print at Balmain and cropped at Haider Ackermann has put us in the mood for something a little different this season.
They’re, like, totally timeless — as seen on Alexa Chung, the Olsen twins and Kate Moss.
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We're not just talking biker jackets, we're loving the leather trench shapes and tassled cape shapes.
Though you used to have to save for months to get a leather (or faux) jacket to be proud of, now the high street have a seriously impressive offering of colours, styles and textures, reflecting the range of leathers on the SS17 catwalks. Though Whistles is our high street go-to for leather jackets, Topshop and Reiss have a few we want this season.
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Our leather jacket right now, though, has got to be Gestuz — that floral embroidery is Instagram GOLD.
Essential Antwerp’s fun patchwork jacket, which is very Elmer the elephant chic, is what we’ll be wearing over our all-black looks this autumn.
Whether you're looking for a stand-out new season buy, a shearling-lined jacket to cosy up in when the weather gets cold or an investment leather biker jacket, here's our pick of the best...