Updated October 17, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Leather Jackets for Men

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in March of 2018. A surefire way for men to look sharp and feel confident is to don a stylish leather jacket. The selections on this list will not only keep you warm, but they’ll also pair effortlessly with just about any outfit. We’ve included everything from utilitarian choices with a modern edge to no-frills coats to ultra-cool, timeless garments that can last a lifetime. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best leather jacket for men on Amazon.

10. Blingsoul Super

9. Perry Ellis Open Bottom

8. Cockpit USA 21st Century

7. First Mfg Co Motorcycle

6. Joe Rocket '92

5. Cole Haan Smooth Collar

4. Cole Haan Moto

3. Lucky Brand Vintage Moto

2. Landing Leathers Navy Bomber

1. John Varvatos Collection Slim-Fit Blazer

Special Honors

Schott 50's Perfecto Having been making them for over a century, Schotts knows a thing or two about leather jackets, and the 50's Perfecto truly illustrates that. It is crafted from midweight pebbled cowhide that is extremely durable, yet still has a buttery feel. It features a star-shaped stud on the epaulet of each shoulder, an asymmetrical front zipper, and eye-catching nickel hardware. schottnyc.com

Amersham Biker All Saints makes leather jackets that look and feel more expensive than they are, and the Amersham Biker is no exception. It features quilter panels over each shoulder, four exterior and two interior pockets, and shiny silver hardware. It also has a contrasting red liner and a slim fit cut that give it a contemporary feel. allsaints.com

Editor's Notes

October 13, 2019:

Leather jackets are one of the few garments that have been in fashion for decades, and there is no reason to believe they won't be for decades more. Though style is always changing, certain designs are just as appealing today as they day they were first released, like the First Mfg Co Motorcycle for example, which has the classic rock star aesthetic. As the name implies, it is designed for riding and has pockets designed to hold CE-rated armor, as does the Joe Rocket '92. We also have a list specifically for motorcycle jackets if neither of these tickles your fancy.

We wanted to make sure this list included a nice variety of jackets in not only styles, but also price ranges. However, we also wanted to make sure even our budget prices were of high quality. Because of that, we replaced some of the options that made out list last year that didn't quite seem up to snuff for various reasons. For example, we eliminated the Reeds Baseball Suede, as we didn't think its bulky design had enough appeal anymore, and the Sword Genuine Lambskin because there were complaints of it wearing out quickly.

A new addition to our list this year is the John Varvatos Collection Slim-Fit Blazer, which comes from a company known for making extremely high-quality leather products. Also, since it is professional enough to wear to a dinner party with your co-workers, but cool enough for a night at the trendiest cocktail bar in town, you should get a lot of use out of it. The Perry Ellis Open Bottom and Cole Haan Smooth Collar are also smart options that are conservative enough to wear to work.

If you want something that will break in nicely and feel like a second skin over time, you should consider the Lucky Brand Vintage Moto and Cole Haan Smooth Collar. On the other hand, if you prefer something with a bit more bulk that can keep your warm on those frigid days, you'll want to check out the Landing Leathers Navy Bomber, which also happens to be quite affordable.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on October 17, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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