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Different Types Of Leather Jackets

Before buying a leather jacket, what do you know about the different types out there? It’s important to select one that will best suit your needs and preferences as leather jackets are investment pieces that will remain in your wardrobe for years to come. The specific type you should get will depend on the occasion(s) you wish to wear it for as well as whether style or functionality is a priority. In this article, we share more with you about the different types of leather jackets to help you make a well-informed decision. 

Bomber Jackets or Flight Jackets

Bomber jackets, also known as flight jackets, may be all the rage right now, but do you know how they came about? Worn by pilots during WWI and WWII, these functional garments were meant to protect wearers from extreme weather conditions. Today, they have become a statement piece largely due to the influence of Hollywood and other figures in pop culture. The classic leather bomber jacket has evolved over the years and comes in many different styles and colors today.

Leather Blazers

What do you do when you need a slightly more formal look but would like to have the classiness of leather? That’s right: leather blazers are your best bet. This versatile garment is perfect for wearing to formal occasions yet bring about a touch of casualness. You will soon find yourself reaching for this functional piece more often than you expect to.

Leather Trench Coats

As implied by their name, these coats were originally worn in trenches during times of war. Designed to withstand harsh weather, today, they are a good option if you are looking for a longer coat to keep you warm during winter. Leather trench coats are durable, functional, and stylish, giving you the best of everything you are looking for in a coat.

Biker Jackets or Motorcycle Jackets

Biker jackets are also known as motorcycle jackets and can be considered the “it” style today. Featuring a zipper that goes straight or slightly diagonally across the front, these jackets are meant to be functional and durable. They can be worn with racing gloves and range from heavy-duty jackets to lighter ones. Cyclists also wear these jackets as protective wear to guard against road rash and to keep the dust off their clothes.

Get the Leather Jacket That Best Suits Your Needs from Taylor’s Leatherwear

Purchasing a leather jacket is no easy decision or one to take lightly. As garments that are meant to serve you well for years to come, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach and you should always choose the type that best suits your lifestyle needs. At Taylor’s Leatherwear, we have a wide range of styles in stock, including vintage police styles, bomber jackets, motorcycle jackets and more. On top of that, we are able to provide a free wear test upon request for departments of more than 50 officers.