Designer leather jackets have come a long way from their origins. Biker jackets used to be hard, functional, tough in all aspects and not always comfortable to wear, but now that the top leather designers have adopted them as their own, they have softened up delightfully, keeping that essential biker style but using the most irresistible, butter-soft leather that embraces the wearer like a second skin.
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With so many leather jackets to choose from the choice can be bewildering, but we’ve picked out two of the must-have labels that are wowing celebrities and fashionistas alike.
Muubaa use the most delectable of leathers to create a wide range of jackets. Their biker jackets are so much more than your average leather jacket, tailored to fit in sexy style, gorgeous finishes and of course that sensual softness that is their hallmark.
They also produce such a range of styles – who knew that a biker jacket could be so versatile, the Kendyll for laid back cool, the Cion for classic fitted cut smart enough for the office, or the Meggie for a raw, rock’n’roll edge combined with opulent luxury. There are plenty of colours to keep you dithering too – should it be smoke grey, old mauve or classic black? Their jackets are quickly snapped up by all those in the know, so don’t hang around when you source one or you could miss out.
French label, IRO, are known for their stylish jackets and classic designs with an edgy twist. Their leather jackets are eminently desirable and are also butter-soft. You’ll have to choose between the cool classic black leather biker jacket, or the more innovative, ultimate in urban chic, printed leather version, and look out for new styles coming from this essential label for urban and youthful Parisian chic.
So get looking for one of these must-have leather jackets to fill that gap in your wardrobe and know that it will be one of those timeless classics that you will hang on to for many years.