GIVE YOUR OFF-DUT Y LOOK A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL EDGE WITH THE SEASON’S LATEST CROP OF LEATHER JACKETS.
IT’S A CINCH
Is your style more formal than fashion-forward?
Bottega Veneta has the answer: A safaristyle belted jacket in matte leather looks sharp, not straitlaced.
Calfskin jacket, cotton blend shirt and wool blend pants, from Bottega Veneta. Leather shoes, from Tod’s.
FINE AND DANDY
The textured underside of an animal hide, suede has a soft and softly worn appeal. Even brand new, the suede jacket shown here has the look and feel of a familiar companion.
Goatskin suede leather jacket, cashmere top and silk scarf, from Alfred Dunhill.
Metal frame sunglasses, from Polaroid.
JUST SAY IT
The slogan tee isn’t the only item of clothing that can send a message.
This season, brands like Fendi are putting bold pronouncements on all sorts of items.
This shearling number features declarations such as “HOPE” and “THINK”.
Lambskin shearling jacket, from Fendi.
Subtle contrasts define the Hermes Fall collection.
Think tasteful pieces such as this lambskin bomber jacket, which stands out with a darker band of sheepskin around the chest.
Lambskin leather jacket, cashmere pullover, cotton blend pants and silk scarf, from Hermes.
Leather outerwear can be basic – or it can be totally, fantastically bonkers. The studded biker vest gets a surreal update with animal-shaped metal studs inspired by traditional specimens.
Calfskin vest with metal studs, wool knit cropped pullover, cotton shirt and wool blend pants, from Gucci.
Tough and functional, a quilted calfskin jacket helps to even out the quir kiness of pieces such as a pullover with a classic newspaper ad-like print.
Calfskin jacket, from Tod’s. Wool knit pullover, calf leather pants and leather shoes, from Loewe. Metal frame sunglasses, from Carrera.