To Put Your Fascination For Leather Jackets At Rest, Here Is A List Of Best Affordable Leather Jackets For Men Offered By Cult Fashion Brands
If we are to name one outwear wearable that had the power to stay in trend for the longest course and has been reinterpreted innumerable times into modern renditions, it’s undoubtedly the leather jacket.
That 80’s ‘Topgun’ and ‘Terminator’ rage for biker style look has been influencing bad boys belonging to different eras to embrace the look valiantly ever since its inception in the 1920’s with Irving Schott’s shot at the first leather motorcycle jacket for Harley Davidson.
The high-street designers , season after season, have been reinterpreting the classic leather jacket styles with modern details to satiate the hunger of punk boys and girls who might belong to different eras but have the same sense of rebellion and violence.
And if we are to talk about Autumn Winter 2017 runway, high fashion labels like Dior showcased that very spirit of freedom and self-expression in its autumn winter menswear collection. The leather bomber jackets at Dior runway were embellished with orange and white stripes embroidered into the hem and cuffs with zippers and patch detailing on the front.
Brands like diesel demonstrated Japanese Martial Arts influenced sporty-retro look, where the American fashion brand reintroduced classic leather bomber jackets featuring Kimono necklines and modern detailing. Thus, sporty-retro feel together with a military flair was intertwined throughout the brand’s black gold collection.
No doubt the leather jacket trend is perennial, buying one will certainly make your pockets empty as the pure leather renditions of these classic pieces are extremely expensive. But to pacify your obsession for leather jackets, cult fashion brands have designed affordable leather jackets for men crafted from materials that act as substitute to pure leather.
While pure leather jacket is usually derived from animal hide (like cow, buffalo, sheep, lamb and pig) and has a unique finish which makes the outfit turn expensive, the artificial leather (that is faux leather or vegan leather) usually made from a plastic coating with a fibrous base layer on the other hand is an inexpensive alternative to those real leather jackets.
So, if you are not a pure leather jacket freak and want to own a reasonable leather jacket in order to adorn that trendy punk look, then here is a list of best inexpensive leather jackets for men offered by a host of fashion brands in discrete styles for you to have a look and chose the one that fits your bod perfectly.
The Spanish clothing brand showcased a collection of winter staples designed in contemporary styles in its Autumn Winter 2017 Campaign for men. The models are seen whizzing up and down the staircase wearing winter staples designed in modern silhouettes.
The collection offers outerwear pieces such as duffle coats and classic coats in knits and checked bouclé yarns, oversized trench coats and parkas with faux leather detailing and quilted patterns. As for the jackets, the autumn 2017 range displays both pure leather and faux leather variants crafted from materials rendering the leather effect. Also vinyl jackets crafted from polyester have been one of the primary pieces grabbing focus in the autumn winter 2017 campaign.
The leather (including faux leather) jackets from fall 2017 collection demonstrate both bomber as well as biker styles with snug fit, cropped patterns, discreet collar construction and a variety of zippers thus reworking these classics in modern form factor. When paired with slim-fit denims and tapered pants,
Zara Faux Leather Jacket With Slogans On The Sleeves And A Removable Hood, Price – INR 6,490.00
Zara Puffer Jacket, Price – 6,490.00
Zara Leather Effect Jacket, Price – INR 6,990.00
Zara Double Sided Biker Jacket, Price – INR 6,990.00
Zara Biker Jacket, Price – INR 6,490.00
The 2017 Autumn streetwear staples like the varsity and bomber jackets from the house of Mango have been crafted in a variety of materials including leather and incorporate elite finishes and detailing thus bringing a cool form factor in its very make.
The collection showcases military or earthy hues including khaki, burgundy, medium brown, ink blue and tobacco brown along with iconic black.
The elements and detailing that has been put into designing these biker essentials have high fashion’s reference points intertwined into street style, all thanks to the sneakerhead generation of today whose style has been influencing fashion designers to blur the lines between high fashion and street wear.
Unlike Zara, this Spanish brand has crafted pure leather bombers and biker jackets with zipped patterns, cable knit finishing and decorative motifs giving these classic rugged staples a contemporary form. For a chic look, these modern interpretations of iconic pieces can be paired with tapered cotton trousers and chinos.
Mango Zipped Biker Jacket
Mango Zipped Pocket Seude Jacket In Khaki
This was the first time that H&M showcased the menswear range in its studio collection and displayed rugged style winter staples in modern silhouettes.
The studio collection showcased outerwear that was inspired by outdoor spirit and hence incorporated elements such as knitted and wool blends. The focus of the Swedish apparel brand was to present outfits in its outerwear range that are highly functional and also to re-imagine the classic outfits with modern cut and style.
While the fall 2017 H&M runway had something more sporty to display with silhouette much more relaxed. The leather jacket took the form of a bomber with a leather belt assent on the waist.
H&M Leather Biker Jacket With Suede-Detail Notch Lapels And a Diagonal Front Zip, Price – INR 22,999
H&M Padded Leather Jacket With A Suede Yoke, Price – INR 25,999
The fall 2017 Outerwear collection at Gap is dominated by Snorkel Coats, Parkas, puffer jackets and bombers crafted in a variety of fabrics and rendered in discrete styles to keep you warm all through the fall season without donning too much weight – all thanks to the polyester inner shell that makes this entire collection of outerwear lightweihght.
As for the jackets, Puffer jacket with superior quality insulation fill is a predominant style demonstrated in the fall collection 2017. As for the leather that is either genuine or pebbled in texture, the material has been used to craft biker jackets in iconic black with folded lapels and zippered pockets, demonstrating youth and rebellion just the way this winter essential has been showcasing over the years.
Band collar jacket in iconic black genuine leather with ribbed detailing on the shoulders and a front zippered opening is another classic design that was featured in the American brand’s fall collection for 2017. So if you want to combat winters while donning that rebellious look, don’t forget to pair these bikers with grunge denims.
Gap Leather Biker Jacket, Price – $498.00
Gap Leather Biker Jacket, Price – $425.00
Guess has a variety of coated look jackets that are crafted from materials like Polyurethane, Viscose or Polyester or a blend of these that render the leather jacket effect and are quite affordable options compared to the pure leather ones. Though the American clothing brand also features pure leather jackets for the fall 2017 collection.
The 100% Real Leather Jackets are rendered either in biker style incorporating details like zippers and stud buttons thus delivering the signature unruly effect or bombers with a regular fit and coated look giving the effect of a leather jacket. Where the real leather jackets are featured in black, the color code defining these modestly priced faux leather jackets range from the iconic black and brown to the military hues such as olive green and blue.
Guess Coated Look Jacket, Price – EUR 149.90
Guess Jacket With Faux Fur,Price – EUR 169.90
Guess Biker Style Jacket, Price – EUR 149.90
Guess Leather Jacket, Price – EUR 299.90
The rave look dominated the Topman Fall 2017 runway, all thanks to the whole lot of effects, textures and patterns like the psychedelic prints, rave colors like pink, yellow and blue, leather bikers and bombers and fringed herringbone knit sweaters responsible for rendering that rebel look.
Topman, known for offering indie-rock influenced clothing, has a range of leather jackets at display for fall 2017 that take the form of either biker jackets with iconic zippers, studs, leather belts and open lapel detailing or authentic leather jacket with faux fur collar detailing that draws its influence from the attire of a British traveler hitting pubs or clubs.
The collection of leather jackets feature the iconic black color code thus adding to that youthful touch oozed out by those rebel styled jackets. The price range of these jackets is a bit high compared to brands like Guess and Mango, given that these jackets are crafted from authentic leather as opposed to materials like Polyutherane and Viscose.
Topman Design Dusty Grey Leather Coat, Price – £200.00
Printed Leather Biker Jacket, Price – £152.00
Topman Studded Leather Jacket, Price – £152.00
7. Marks And Spencer
Marks And Spencer for its fall 2017 collection showcases a range of leather jackets in iconic black and brown colors with signature detailing such as zippers, ribbed shoulders and panel detailing. These jackets are crafted from 100% leather outer shell but have an inner lining of either polyester or a blend of polyester and cotton.
The unique feature that defines Marks and Spencer jackets or in fact any piece of outfit is that each piece has a fit that has been designed keeping in mind the wide spectrum of body shapes as opposed to typical British male size fitting all. So according to your body type, that is either Gym-Honed, Solid, skinny, pear shaped, tall or dad bod, you can select the leather jacket that best fits your body.
Marks and Spencer Leather Biker Jacket, Price – £179.00
Marks and Spencer Leather Asymmetric Zipped Jacket, Price – £199.00
Marks and Spencer Leather Biker Jacket In Brown, Price – £179.00
Diesel’s Fall 2017 Gold Collection for men was inspired by the enigma of Japanese Martial Art warriors adorning black winter wardrobe staples like leather bombers and biker jackets teamed with biker pants and cropped denims. What made these leather jackets unique was the Japanese inspired flair incorporated into the design in the form of Kimono neckline but simultaneously retaining the retro sporty feel.
Apart from the Eastern Martial Arts inspired detaining, the details like moto padded detailing at the shoulders and the sleeves, lace-ups, zipped cuffs and snap buttons also featured in the fall jackets. The leather jackets’ color code that reigned the runway was just black, although the off-runway collection also has a burgundy rendition of the leather biker.
Diesel Black Gold Lagav, Price – On Demand
The 2017 Fall collection from the house of Esprit puts at display outfits that are combine classicism and modernity, given the very vision of “Substance and sovereignty, functionality and structure” with which the entire collection was designed. As for the leather jackets, biker and bomber jackets paid homage to the history of menswear while the contemporary detailing incorporating these classic pieces made a reference to the forward-looking modernity.
Apart from the 100% Leather Jackets that are priced between € 259.00 – € 300.00, the fashion brand also offers faux leather jackets crafted from materials other than leather but render the effect of leather itself. The color convention that defines these leather jackets is iconic black and grey.
Esprit Biker Jacket In A Robust Buffalo Leather, Price – € 299.00
Esprit Sheepskin Bomber Jacket, Price – € 249.00
Esprit Leather Biker Jacket In Kid Leather, Price – € 249.00
10. United Colors Of Benetton
The winter 2017 collection from the house of United Colors Of Benetton showcases timeless masculine style with reference to the male fashion cult pieces such as the vintage military style bomber jackets. These biker jackets render the leather effect as they are crafted from coated viscose blend with polyester.
The jackets feature lightweight padding and a standing collar with belt closed by snap button. These pieces also feature a zip opening, a breast pocket and two side pockets at the front and are available in three color variants: black, brown and grey. The detailing rendered into these classic pieces no doubt demonstrate the 70’s punk look but at the same time retain the avant garde modernity thus befitting the very style of the modern man.
United Colors Of Benetton Biker Jacket With Padding Brown, Price – On Demand
United Colors Of Benetton Biker Jacket With Padding Black, Price – On Demand
United Colors Of Benetton Biker Jacket With Padding Dark Blue, Price – On Deamand
11. Tommy Hilfiger
Cult Sports Brand like Tommy Hilfiger offers pure classic leather jackets as well as leather bombers in the range of £300.00 to £1,100.00. But if you covet an affordable leather jacket, then the american sports brand has faux leather alternatives to satisfy your fascination with regards to those leather classics.
Crafted from faux leather, these bombers showcase modern detailing such as the perforated faux leather detail on the sides, buttoned flap pockets, elasticated rib-knit hem and cuffs and signature tape along the placket thus reinterpreting these vintage pieces into contemporary looking outfits.
These come priced at around £150.00 and are available in the iconic Tommy black color.
Tommy Hilfiger Faux Leather Perforated Bomber Jacket, Price – £150.00
12. S. Oliver
The German fashion company for its fall 2017 collection has at display a relaxed style of outfits such as parkas, quilted jackets, bombers and bikers crafted in a variety of materials to keep you warm and demonstrate a chic look at the same time. For those in love with the leather look, S. Oliver showcases a collection of faux and imitation leather jackets that are not crafted from real leather but such alternative materials like viscose blend that render the leather effect to such classics.
As compared to the pure leather jackets, the imitation one’s are affordable and are crafted from high quality authentic imitation leather or faux leather with elaborate detailing thus making these signature pieces look chic. For these leather looking jackets, S. Oliver preferred using either black or grey color code thus sticking to the classicism but still referring modernity through detailing.
S. Oliver Faux Leather Jacket With Hood, Price – 129.99 EUR
S. Oliver Imitation Leather Biker Jacket, Price – 59.99 EUR