17 Reasons to Finally Invest in a Leather Jacket This Fall

Every season, you try on a beautiful leather jacket, look at the price tag, and decide you’ll wait to buy it next year. Then five years pass and you’re still putting off the purchase. We get it: A truly great leather jacket can make serious dent in your bank account. But if you’re willing and able to invest in one, you won’t regret it, which is why we’ve rounded up 17 reasons to justify the idea of spending so much on a single item. 

Scroll through to see why this splurge-worthy piece is worth every penny.

Reason #1: You’ll wear it with layering pieces.

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Athens Street Style

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Reason #2: You'll wear it with ladylike silks.

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Le-21eme

Shop ladylike silks here

Reason #3: You'll wear it with stripes.

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Her Imajination

Shop stripes here.

Reason #4: You'll wear it with black skinny jeans.

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Stockholm Street Style

Shop black skinny jeans here.

Reason #5: You'll wear it with chambray tops.

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Adenorah

Shop chambray tops here.

Reason #6: You’ll wear it with casual t-shirts.

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Style Du Monde

Shop casual t-shirts here.

Reason #7: You’ll wear it with leather boots.

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Look De Pernille

Shop leather boots here.

Reason #8: You’ll wear it with sneakers.

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Fashion Me Now

Shop sneakers here.

Reason #9: You’ll wear it with any LBD.

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Stockholm Street Style

Shop black dresses here

Reason #10: You’ll wear it with plaid.

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Stockholm Street Style

Shop plaid tops here

Reason #11: You’ll wear it with printed skirts.

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Stockholm Street Style

Shop printed skirts here.

Reason #12: You’ll wear it with all your denim.

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Stockholm Street Style

Shop denim here

Reason #13: You’ll wear it with pencil skirts.

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The Fashion Eaters

Shop pencil skirts here

Reason #14: You’ll wear it with statement accessories.

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Athens Street Style

Shop statement accessories here.

Reason #15: You’ll wear it with lace.

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Style Du Monde

Shop lace items here

Reason #16: You’ll wear it with distressed denim.

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Vanessa Jackman

Shop distressed denim here.

Reason #17: You’ll wear it with knit sweaters.

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The Styleograph

Shop knit sweaters here.

Are you ready to finally treat yourself to the perfect leather jacket? Scroll through to shop our picks!

Acne Studios Mock Leather Moto Jacket ($1600) in Steel Grey

Head here for more proof that a leather jacket is worth the investment. Do you have an investment piece on your radar? Tell us about it in the comments below!