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Good leather jackets age like fine wine: they only get better with time. A wardrobe staple softens with wear while molding to the body, earning the “second skin” distinction with leather jackets. They may be an investment, but one that will pay dividends in style for years – even decades – to come.
From iconic biker and moto styles to blazers, trenches and puffers, we’ve rounded up the top women’s leather jackets for every style (and budget). Our options include vegan-friendly faux leather options and consciously sourced upcycled leather, as well as washed leather for those who want a broken-in look straight off the rack. Check out our selection of leather jackets from All Saints, Zara, Madewell and more, including leather jackets under $300, under $500 and under $1,000.
1. All Saints Safia Leather Jacket
There’s no shortage of leather jackets at All Saints (that’s their “thing”), but we’re struck by Safia’s slightly cropped style. It’s inspired by classic flying jackets and finished with trucker details, plus a shearling collar for added warmth.
All Saints Safia Leather Jacket
2. Zara leather jacket
Affordable, classic and made of genuine leather – this one Zara leather jacket Checks all the boxes and is one of the best options we found under $200. Timeless biker styling makes it easy to pair with everything from basic tees and baggy jeans to glam gowns.
3. Quince 100% Leather Motorcycle Jacket
Another of the best women’s leather moto jackets under $200, direct-to-consumer label Quince Affordable belt style Made from 100 percent top-grain leather and featuring epaulette shoulders, riveted details and satin lining. It comes in four fall-ready colors.
4. Stud Ashley Faux Leather Coat
This midi-length faux leather trench from Staudt stands out with its contrast crinkle patent sleeves and trim details. In all black, the design adds plenty of visual intrigue while remaining a versatile piece.
Stud Ashley Faux Leather Coat
5. Madewell Washed Leather Motorcycle Jacket
It’s a bestseller Moto style from Madewell Crafted from washed leather for a broken-in feel. It features classic biker details like lapel snaps and sleeve zips and comes in four classic colors.
6. Topshop Faux Leather Biker Jacket
On sale for 30 percent off, this one White vegan leather biker jacket Lined with faux fur from Topshop to keep you extra cozy in autumn and winter. The oversized fit and off-center front zipper closure add an edgy touch. Also available in black.
7. Agolde Recycled Leather Charlie Jacket
This Agolde button-front option Has the silhouette and details of a jean jacket, but in smooth black leather with muted silver hardware. This is a piece that you can throw on anything and instantly feel unstoppable.
8. Deadwood Brook Leather Blazer
A somewhat timeless silhouette Oversized, single-button blazer Gets a major hit of cool factor in upcycled black leather. Deadwood uses surplus leather from tanneries in its designs, giving the items a soft, worn-in feel while being a conscious alternative to freshly made styles.
9. El Academy Nikko Leather Shacket
Oversized button-up meets leather jacket This sleek socket by L’Academie. The rich forest green hue is the perfect fall hue and a nice break from typical black, navy and brown outerwear.
10. Apparis Gemma Faux Leather Puffer Jacket
This Quilted puffer By the way Apparis has a leather-like finish, so you can look cool while staying warm.
11. Understated Leather Oversized Scrunch Jacket
of the understated Cropped Leather Biker Jacket Zippered and belted to create a cinched waist, perfect for wearing with high rise jeans. Worn open, it cuts a chic swing shape that looks great over a long dress.