All the Reasons You Need for Finally Investing in a Leather Jacket. When a new year rolls around, it’s a good time to go shopping and get some new clothes or accessories. Starting a new year with a new look is always a great feeling, so don’t hit the checkout line without a leather jacket in hand. Maybe you’ve considered buying one before but felt dismayed at the price tag. This year, that’s going to change. Read up on all the reasons you need to finally invest in a leather jacket. You’ll quickly see that they’re an excellent place to put your money that’ll last you a long time.
1. You’ve Always Put It Off
Even when they’re on sale, leather jackets are never quite the bargain buy of the cotton zip-up on the next rack over. You went into the store with a budget in mind and why spend it all on a jacket when you could get two or three? It’s time to stop putting off the purchase of your new leather jacket. Celebrate the new year by treating yourself to a jacket you’ve always found yourself coming back to.
2. You Already Want One
If you’re reading about why you should buy a leather jacket, you probably already want one! You’re going to get many more great reasons below, but if you want one, get one. You’ll be able to wear it a million different ways and leather jackets look great on people of all ages. It’ll be your best friend for a long time to come.
3. They’re High Quality
The best leather jackets that last forever are made with high quality material, which is why the price tags on them are always more expensive than you might think. This is a good thing and the longevity is worth the extra cash. Always make sure that your jacket has been made with the best material no matter the product by researching the companies online.
4. Leather Jackets Are Cool
You like them because you’ve seen lots of people wearing them, and for a long time, too. Leather jackets have been worn by everyone from Amelia Earhart to Elvis Presley. They’re still worn today by fashionistas because they’re not only practical, but they look great with any style.
5. They Work in Any Weather
The key to making leather jackets work whether it’s raining or a sunny day is the quality of the jacket. Make sure you get a high quality product that looks great and fits great, and then you’ll be able to wear it whenever you want. It won’t shrink if it gets wet or shrivel if it’s too hot, which makes it the perfect accessory.
6. They Have Very Few Rules
Certain clothes have certain rules, like when you can wear them and how. Leather jackets can be worn zipped up, loose or draped over your shoulder. There are very few dos and don’ts to wearing a leather jacket that you have to know before you buy one. Just always check the tag before washing and you’re good to go.
7. Why Not?
Leather jackets last forever, can be worn anytime and will match any style change you ever make. What’s not to love about them? Even if they’re more expensive than what you’d usually spend on clothes, you’re going to get your money’s worth out of what you buy. Nothing else has the style and longevity of a leather jacket, so there’s no way to get the same look with any other piece of clothing.
Leather Jackets aren’t something you just go out and buy at the mall on a whim. They’re expensive, so you’re going to have to spend some time saving up for what you want to get. But that doesn’t mean they’re not worth buying at all! No other piece of fashion will last as long as a leather jacket. You can match it with anything and wear it whenever.
It’s like the hair tie you always keep on your wrist or that trusty pair of shoes you always seem to wear more than others. You’ll fall in love with your leather jacket the second you take it home. The sticker shock only lasts a little while, but your jacket will be with you through thick and thin. Just always make sure to double check the quality of the leather and wash according to the instructions on the tag!
Guest Post by Kacey Bradley
Kacey Bradley is the lifestyle and travel blogger for The Drifter Collective, an eclectic lifestyle blog that expresses various forms of style through the influence of culture and the world around us. Kacey graduated with a degree in Communications while working for a lifestyle magazine. She has been able to fully embrace herself with the knowledge of nature, the power of exploring other locations and cultures, all while portraying her love for the world around her through her visually pleasing, culturally embracing and inspiring posts. Along with writing for her blog, she frequently writes for sites like US Travel News, Thought Catalog, Style Me Pretty, Tripping.com and more!