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I'm thinking of investing in a leather biker jacket and have tried on a couple in whistles, jigsaw and reiss. As it's still pretty cold I've always had at least 3 layers on. I take it you ideally want them pretty fitted? And do they stretch much? Also would you stick with classic black? I've tried on a navy variation which was also lovely but is that likely to date? Sorry lots of q's! Thanks
I'm after one of these too, I've been looking at the oasis ones but not managed to get to a shop to try one on yet. I would want a fitted one too, I'm too large of hip and arse to get away with the boxy look!
Mines are fitted and no, I don't find they stretch too much. I have a black and a grey. Whilst I love the grey I hardly ever wear it as I find the black goes with much more so I reckon black would be more versatile.
I have a brown one that I hardly wear - it's quite fitted and I can only wear a thin jumper underneath. Doesn't seem to get much wear as most of the time it's too cold for thin jumper and jacket and if I'm just going somewhere indoors, I take it off as soon as I go inside.
I have this Hobbs biker which is very dark green, almost a dark grey. I also have a very dark plum biker and a waxed cotton black biker. None of them have stretched much and they are all fitted. As you can probably tell, I love biker jackets!
Muubaa and all saints have that distressed lived in look I quite like in biker jackets. I agree black goes with everything
I'm saving up for a Rick Owens biker jacket as like remus I think I'll still wear them for years to come whether they're in or not They don't stretch much so make sure they are not too tight around the shoulders or arms! And Size up if you want to wear them with thick jumpers etc
I love mine (grey suede charity shop bargain, bought just as they were starting to get fashionable - I bet someone was kicking themselves [grin ), but I really only wear it in Spring and Autumn (although I dug it out today as it is so sunny here).
That's mainly because it isn't particularly cosy and you can't fit many layers under it. In the depths of winter I need something much more substantial coat wise.