Leather is going to be a major trend for Spring 2013, but you don’t need to wait until spring to look trendy and stylish.
Read on to learn how to get creative with your old leather jacket while it is still winter and collect inspiration for the coming spring.
Plus, you can take advantage of winter sales to snatch up a cheaper leather jacket.
But just because leather is trendy, don’t think leather jackets will come out of style soon.
They have been around since 1900, when pilots and aviators wore brown leather jackets as a part of their uniform.
Their fashion staple status came around the 40’s and 50’s, when Hollywood stars, such as James Stewart and Gary Cooper donned them on and off screen.
Leather is not only stylish, it's also a long lasting material. Since it adds enough warm without any bulk, it's perfect for mild winter days.
The downside is that leather is usually costly and made from animal hides.
But there are less expensive and more vegan options, such as jackets made of pleather, which is artificial leather.
Either way, it’s important to know how to style your jacket in different ways to make the most out of your jacket.
Forget about John Travolta in Grease: leather jackets are not just for the cool kids in motorcycles.
Leather jackets can complement a feminine outfit, take you to work looking professional and pulled together, or give you a rockstar look when you're going out.
Here are 7 different ideas on how to wear your leather jacket – from edgy to classic.