10 Easy Ways to Style Jeans and a Leather Jacket

Leather jacket weather is here.

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Leather jacket weather is here, everyone. As we dust off our favorite leather jackets and put them back into our regular rotation, you may be wondering to yourself, "How do I style this again?" Luckily, leather jackets are versatile. They can be dressed up or down with dresses and skirts, but the go-to way to style this outerwear essential is with a great pair of jeans.  While jeans and a leather jacket may sound like a "safe" outfit combination, think again. Here are 10 cool ways to style your jeans and leather jackets for any occasion.

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Motorcycle Jacket and Black Jeans

Some outfits never go out of style, like a black motorcycle jacket and a pair of black jeans. You can fully lean into the look by dressing in head-to-toe black or break it up with a contrasting white button-down.

Maha Leather Jacket
Able Maha Leather Jacket $350
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The High Waisted Rascal Ankle Slit Flip
Mother The High Waisted Rascal Ankle Slit Flip $228
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Leather Jacket and Jean Shorts

When the weather is too cold to be without a jacket yet too warm to wear pants, the leather jacket and jean shorts combination is for you. 

Just Ride Vegan Leather Jacket
Steve Madden Just Ride Vegan Leather Jacket $98
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High-Rise Denim Shorts
Madewell High-Rise Denim Shorts $70
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03 of 10

Burgundy Leather Jacket and Grey Jeans

If you’re bored with traditional black leather jackets, spice things up a bit with a red one. Pair it with gray skinny jeans to make your outfit pop in any weather.  

Madeline Asymmetrical Leather Jacket
Wilsons Leather Madeline Asymmetrical Leather Jacket $175
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Mid Rise Gray Seamed Raw Hem Skinny Jeans
Express Mid Rise Gray Seamed Raw Hem Skinny Jeans $60
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04 of 10

Dark Brown Jacket and Cropped Jeans

If you want to mix up your style, add a pair of cropped jeans to your wardrobe. Style it with a dark brown jacket for a softer, lived-in feel. 

Parker Leather Jacket
Universal Standard Parker Leather Jacket $438
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The Insider Crop Step Fray
Mother The Insider Crop Step Fray $238
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05 of 10

White Leather Jacket and Black Jeans

This color combination is as classic as this outfit combination. A white leather jacket brings an unexpected but glamorous look to your black jeans, creating an exciting contrast.

Textured Vegan Leather Moto Jacket
Express Textured Vegan Leather Moto Jacket $148
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The Arc Jean
Everlane The Arc Jean $78
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06 of 10

Faux-Fur Leather Jacket and Wide Leg Jeans

When the weather gets a little chilly, bundle up with a faux-fur leather jacket that. The wide-leg jeans add an extra flair and a retro 70s vibe to the outfit.  

Faux-Fur Biker Jacket
Mango Faux-Fur Biker Jacket $89
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NCE Plus Wide Leg 33’’ Lynwood Jeans
Warp + Weft NCE Plus Wide Leg 33’’ Lynwood Jeans $118
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07 of 10

Blue Leather Jacket and White Denim Jeans

Pair this stunning AllSaints Biker Jacket and with white skinny jeans to make the perfect spring outfit. 

Fern Leather Biker Jacket
AllSaints Fern Leather Biker Jacket $489
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Ultra Skinny Jeans
Sculptek Ultra Skinny Jeans $118
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08 of 10

Studded Leather Jacket and Distressed Skinny Jeans

Move from '70s vibes to '80s punk vibes with a studded leather jacket and distressed skinny jeans look. Pair with a graphic tee and combat boots to give the outfit grunge feel or spiky high heels for a femme fatale aesthetic. 

Amanda Asymmetrical Leather Jacket
Wilson’s Leather Amanda Asymmetrical Leather Jacket $190
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Mid-Rise Super Skinny Jeans
Hollister Mid-Rise Super Skinny Jeans $60
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Biker Jacket and Tie-Dye Jeans

Spice up any plain biker jacket with unique jeans, like this gorgeous tie-dye pair from Good American, though any jeans that stray outside the ordinary will work. Keep the rest of the outfit simple to make the jeans stand out. 

Faux Leather Biker Jacket
Zara Faux Leather Biker Jacket $46
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Good Vintage
Good American Good Vintage $76
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Leather Jacket and Boyfriend Jeans

From a Sunday morning stroll to a coffee date with friends, sometimes all you need is the feel-good comfort of boyfriend jeans and a leather jacket. You can dress the look down with some sneakers and a t-shirt. Or, take things up a notch with a pair of mules and a blouse.

Robyn Faux-Leather Moto Jacket
Anthropologie Robyn Faux-Leather Moto Jacket $158
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Boyfriend Low Regular Jeans
H&M Boyfriend Low Regular Jeans $40
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