How to Pick a Leather Jacket

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A black leather jacket is practical and versatile

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Leather jackets have their own charm. Besides keeping you warm during winter, they add character to your look. The one item that every girl should own this fall is definitely a leather jacket. It is the number one fall essential this season and a perfect piece to add to your wardrobe. Here’s how you can rock it.

Let your jacket be the hero
Keep it simple when deciding what to wear with your leather jacket. A leather jacket is a statement piece and the idea is for the jacket to stand out and not the rest of your outfit. For effortless chic, pair it with a simple pair of jeans and t-shirt. When picking out accessories, be sure to keep your footwear and handbags as clean and simplistic as your outfit.

Black is the new black
Your first leather jacket should always be a black one since it’s practical and simple.  Black jacket is the first baby step towards trying different variations of leather jackets. Black leather jackets are very versatile and are very easy to dress up or down. It can add an edge to a feminine look or a little glam to a casual one. When wearing it with a dress or skirt, keep your look polished by picking a jacket that has a clean and sleek fit.

Size matters
Always try the leather jacket on before buying it. Make sure that it fits well. Your leather jacket shouldn’t be too big or too small.

Take the plunge
Once you have taken the plunge you can move on to experiment with different styles and colours. Watch out for our next article about different types of leather jackets and how to style them.

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