How to style the bomber jacket

We've compiled the best tips and tricks for pulling off this season's athleisure must-have, the bomber jacket, with aplomb.

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It’s a perpetual challenge: how to dress for the trans-seaonal weather. It’s too cold for your breezy maxi, but still too warm for your cashmere sweater. So what’s a girl to do?

Enter; the bomber jacket – a modern wardrobe essential for every kind of women (or guy). It’s just the thing to wear with everything from your faithful boyfriend jeans to LBD. Oh and did we mention that celebrities and models alike can’t get enough this effortless staple?

So go on, get inspired by the cool-girl looks ahead and shop some of our favourite styles.

How to style the bomber jacket

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Khaki is set to be BIG this season. This utilitarian hue is super sleek, especially when in a bomber jacket. Team with grey, denim or black and smart kicks for the perfect weekend ensemble.

Shop a similar style → NLST Shrunken Spring Flight Jacket in Olive

Shop a similar style → M.N.G Cropped Fitted Davi Jacket

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You simply can’t go wrong with the classic combo of a white shirt and black jeans, topped off with a bomber. This look is incredibly versatile, plays well with accessories, and never goes out of style.

Shop a similar style → Rick Owens Brushed Leather Bomber Jacket 

 Shop a similar style → Cheap Monday Mutate Bomber Jacket

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This season’s unlikely pairing is a knit skirt or dress worn with the athleisure-inspired bomber jacket. Just be sure to don a pair of heels to elongate your pins.

Shop a similar style → Jac and Jack Mickey Bomber

SPORTELUXE TIP: 

To avoid a bomber overwhelming your frame look for slim-fitting separates that enhance your shape.