When it comes to wardrobe staples it doesn't get much cooler than a leather jacket. Shop the best new season buys, here...
Nothing will ease you into warmer climates like a leather jacket. A classic piece of clothing built for wearability and durability, these are jackets to buy now and wear forever. Look to Saint Laurent for standout leather pieces and Acne for cool buzz buys that will never go out of style.
As always, Topshop offers a reliable favourite for all of your cool cover-up needs (their paint-splashed version is a wardrobe winner), while longline versions from French Connection and Alexander McQueen are an edgier alternative to the classic version. Elsewhere, Stella McCartney offers a letter-box red style to enliven dull days spent in the office and Mango’s bright blue option can be worn right through the summer, too. Wear with satin-spun shirts, tiny delicate necklaces or cropped leather trousers if you dare. Whether it’s a biker, bomber or purposefully oversized in shape, a leather jacket will brighten even the darkest days (promising to keep you both dry and warm).
Clever, no-fuss jackets are the ones to buy now. As seen on the catwalks in clean and cropped styles, as well as stand-out embellished versions, it seems that there are plenty of ways to wear this iconic style this season.
Click through to see our edit of the leather jackets to buy now. We promise you won’t be disappointed.
The pretty paint-splashed detail takes this leather jacket to a whole new level of interesting. Buy now before it sells out.
Get zippy with this leather jacket by Weekday, which will have you rocking a Harley in no time.
This raw leather jacket puts a feminine spin on a tough biker staple, reinvigorating it with a splash of powder pink. With an asymmetrical zip, silver details and a belt to bring to tie it all together, you’ll be the chicest Hell’s Angel around.
Be the bad ass you always wanted to be in this sleek, no-nonsense leather jacket. Tailored to fit your body like a glove, this piece is a fiercely modern adaptation of the staple.
The silver stars on this leather jacket add a dash of unexpected Americana. The real treat is the broken heart applique on the back that reads SOUL – if you’re keen on starting your own biker gang, there’s also a matching SISTERS jacket that completes it for your ride or die.
Call the T-Birds, they want their jackets back. This effortlessly cool jacket by & other stories is a no-fuss piece made from ultra-soft leather.
This ridiculously beautiful metallic jacket is the kind you want to buy now and wear forever.
Night Toscana Shearling Leather Jacket, £950, French Connection
If you’re not so hot on real leather, this structured piece from Warehouse will see you through. Made from faux leather and a body flattering off-centre zip, it looks great zipped up or left open with a soft tee.
Make your mark in this cobalt blue leather jacket, which we’re madly in love with. Tailored to fit your body and with a couple of zip pockets to stick your hands in when it gets chilly, the shock of colour breathes life into a tried and tested staple.
If the cobbled leather texture on this jacket doesn’t catch your attention, the white skull built of text detailed on the back definitely will. Paying homage to the likes of Elvis and celebrating rebellious creativity, you’ll be all set for your bad ass photoshoot of the day in no time.
Wear this cherry-red cropped leather jacket with black jeans, a white cotton tee and studded biker boots. You’ll enliven even the dullest of office days
Made from a soft, forgiving black leather, this cropped black jacket is sure to be a staple in your closet. Leave it open or closed, it’ll transform the simplest outfit into a chic look – plus it comes in a gorgeous grey as well.
Shop now: Onyx Leather Jacket for £280 from hush
Anine Bing aren’t playing around. The play of gold detailing and quality black leather really bring out the vintage feel of this jacket, while the foldover collar keeps it rooted firmly in the present.
If you’re not one for dark colours, this tan jacket from Set brings a lighter touch to the leather staple. It’s also lined with jersey to make things extra comfy.
The peplum detailing on this otherwise tough leather motorcycle jacket softens the whole look. Forget the stereotype of gruff, testosterone-ridden biker gangs – we want to see a group of babes rocking this down the highway to hell.
Channel your inner Joan Jett with this rock n’ roll leather jacket, which has an unexpected anti-smoking print on the back. Made from vintage leather, you’ll be reaching for this zip-tastic piece will add a bit of edge to any outfit.
If you’re not one for all the bells and whistles, this simple waterfall jacket by Oasis is a great shout. Perfect for the warmer weather, it drapes elegantly and brings a degree of class to any look.
This colour-block leather jacket is a wardrobe game-changer. Pair with leather trousers if you dare.
A wardrobe staple, wear with a dress at the weekend, or over a shirt and trousers combo for the office.
Add some colour to your wardrobe with this classic burgundy jacket.
Naughty and nice combine in this delicate pastel leather jacket, which soften the edges of the biker staple. Decorated with embroidered florals, it’s ultimate spring cover up and will pair gorgeously with dresses.
Could this be the prettiest white leather jacket ever? We think so. Buy now to avoid disappointment.
Super smart and seriously wearable, this soft leather jacket with silver hardware is a wardrobe winner.
Add Balenciaga’s brilliant leather and shearing jacket to your lust list now.
Bored of those cold desk-bound January days? Add a pop of colour and extra layer of warmth with Mango’s super-cosy padded leather jacket.
Throw this blush-hued leather jacket over floral dresses when the weather gets warmer.