A Leather Jacket Is the One Staple You’ll Pack for Every Fall Trip — Here Are the 9 Best Styles for Women
Some are even made with vegan leather!
Whether you're packing for a quick fall getaway or are simply looking to update your closet while you're continuing to stay at home this season, a stylish, versatile jacket can take you just about anywhere. The ultimate travel hack — and the ultimate challenge for some — is to pack only one piece of outerwear. The perfect fall jacket for travel should be light, comfortable, and easily transitioned from day-to-night.
That’s why a leather jacket is the one staple you’ll need for every trip. It’s lightweight, can be dressed up or down and comes in a variety of styles — fusing both functionality and style. From classic styles like moto jackets, bombers, and trenches, to trendier silhouettes like blazers and chore jackets, there’s a leather jacket for all of your sartorial needs.
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Leather jackets are often an investment piece, especially if you're going for genuine leather, although they're the type of wardrobe staple that will last in your closet for years to come. We love brands like Allsaints, Universal Standard, and Cole Haan for their quality of craftsmanship, especially when it comes to leather goods. But if you'd like to achieve the look of leather while remaining vegan, brands like Matt & Nat, Madewell, and Theory even have faux leather styles to choose from (and they look and feel just like the real thing!)
Below, we’ve rounded up the 9 best leather jackets for every fall trip.
Allsaints Dalby Leather Biker Jacket
To buy: nordstrom.com, $360 (originally $450)
Universal Standard Parker Leather Jacket
To buy: universalstandard.com, $438
Madewell Vegan Leather Chore Jacket
To buy: madewell.com, $198
BlankNYC Vital Signs Suede Moto Jacket
To buy: nordstrom.com, $188
Theory Peaked Lapel Faux Leather Blazer
To buy: nordstrom.com, $425
Madewell Tiemann Leather Jacket
To buy: madewell.com, $525
Matt & Nat Arya Vegan Leather Jacket
To buy: us.mattandnat.com, $190
Remain Pirello Leather Trench Coat
To buy: bloomingdales.com, $740
Cole Haan Zip-front Lamb Jacket
To buy: bloomingdales.com, $498
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