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Best Men's Leather Jackets + How To Wear - Bomber, Biker, Cafe Racer

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See my favorite leather jackets + ways to wear them: http://awest.me/leatherjackets I finally did my long overdue update to my original leather jackets video. See rest of description for outfit details and links to these leather jackets. See my OLD leather jacket video in the "Related Videos Section" below. It's horribly embarrassing! __ FREE MEN'S STYLE EBOOKS To download my free ebooks click here → http://awest.me/ebooks __ SOCIAL MEDIA & EMAIL NEWSLETTER ● Instagram → http://instagram.com/ashleypweston ● Twitter → http://twitter.com/ashleypweston ● Email Newsletter → http://awest.me/newsletter __ RELATED & MENTIONED VIDEOS ● Old Leather Jackets Video → https://youtu.be/VJeYh4tSlJE ● Other Fall/Winter Jackets - Bomber, Utility, Trucker → https://youtu.be/XKSQNuVPmqA ● Men's Fall & Winter Essentials → https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPCBY2ZswqeiQvJJngYGkB5U8wYGxVjkN ● Men's Year-Round Wardrobe Essentials → https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-rtOd4_A-o&list=PLPCBY2ZswqeiP27d697feCyaYize8tjtz ● Men's Grooming Essentials → https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPCBY2ZswqeiBfGZGNOy6Dbfc1AsdIkQc ● Men's Dating Tips & Tricks → https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPCBY2Zswqei0GdWSv9uSGug4feaKr_38 ● Men's Clothing Fit Guide → https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPCBY2ZswqegNl2lqybXfo12j7Fp4m2dL ● Men's Essential Accessories → https://youtu.be/v4Z-gvgLEXM?list=PLPCBY2ZswqeidH4XVx8JP6mZGuQtYtxY1 ● Spring & Summer Essentials → https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPCBY2ZswqegJMf7u7lAuboaQYdTNnHAa
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Dylan Matthews (16 hours ago)
I personally see the biker jacket as more geared for either smart casual or streetwear. I think with formal attire, it’s trying a little too hard. The Racer jacket I think can get away with that better.
Brandon Escobar (1 month ago)
cafe racer is versatile to wear..biker jacket is for bikers only
John Smith (1 month ago)
That put me in my place, still don't agree with your opinion here, but opinions are like assholes every body has one
John Smith (1 month ago)
Who the hell employs you
AWxInc (1 month ago)
Samir Gurung (1 month ago)
Thank you so much guys ❤️
AT 7 (1 month ago)
Hi Ashley! So for the biker jacket, for the hardware and circular studs on the lapel your thoughts are preferable towards both a matte gunmetal and black being good looks? And if you had to pick one, you'd pick black? I'm really taking your thoughts into account, to find myself a leather jacket so please respond when you get the chance I'm a big fan.
thebadness (2 months ago)
lmao came here after watching your latest video about older guys in leather jackets. It's funny she mentions that "cafe racer" jacket because I feel the same way about that stupid piece near the neck that buttons closed when the jacket is zipped up. I hate that piece with a passion and i wish it was never invented.
coryNcali (2 months ago)
Love your videos in general, but I’m going to echo the sentiments of the comments you’re getting about cafe racer, it is by far the best leather jacket stylistically, especially for body types like your husband (same as mine), but as you know style is about confidence and attitude, so if someone feels better in the biker jacket, they should rock that instead, but all the same rules apply between the biker and cafe racer.
David vs Goliath (2 months ago)
He said "Sup", give him a break Ashley
Jon J (2 months ago)
I can’t take this guy seriously with his top button done up.
SuperSwagman25 (3 months ago)
how tall is he
Jyotir Aditya Maloo (3 months ago)
Man, look at Ben 10, the best example of a guy with a moto cross jacket. (somewhat similar)
CyanideSauce (3 months ago)
I'm 15 and bought a cafe racer jacket, guess my mid life crisis came early
Gaia S (4 months ago)
Thanks Ashley I bought the All saints bomber jacket for my photoshoot (display pic) looks great!
ben arellano (4 months ago)
Look at the camera boss
K Kim (4 months ago)
So irritating and annoying duo
M W (4 months ago)
Didnt agree with anything best jackets leather is moto jacket cafe racer and brands thats much better then Any ofthe ones in this vid. Best brand of leatherjackets: Acne Model Name: Oliver, Bodaskins, Belstaff and vintage.
Soykin 021 (4 months ago)
They seriously don’t know what they are talking about
Jeremiah Griffith (4 months ago)
I may be a bit biased but I feel like if you don’t ride a motorcycle and have a helmet by your side and you choose to wear these jackets you just look ridiculous.
John Hanna (4 months ago)
Sneakers with biker jacket is like a jehadi wearing a tuxedo wtf
John Hanna (4 months ago)
Sneakers with biker jacket wtf
Nathan Hunt (5 months ago)
I like the looks of the cafe racer. I don't know why you couldn't get one in a slimmer cut, but I guess I'm watching this before I start looking at jackets seriously. And how are you going to put that in the title if you completely avoid it?
Alex Kim (5 months ago)
Watch from 1:00 if you want to skip the small talks at the begining...
rock4you (5 months ago)
Good pick on that mid-life crisis jacket for your fiancé
Brown Thought (5 months ago)
I love how there’s a bunch of grown ass men in the comment section giving style tips to a women in the industry. If you are trigged by my comment then you know who I’m talking about....
AWxInc (5 months ago)
It's my favorite thing ever. Amateurs gon' be amateurs...
Syed Aamir (5 months ago)
You guys have zero knowledge regarding leather jackets. Black zippers/buttons on black jackets make them look cheap and not the other way around.
Viv Lara (1 month ago)
Syed Aamir (5 months ago)
That shirt he is wearing is super hideous.
anonamous365 (5 months ago)
Your opinions mean nothing to me. Facts or gtfo
progress_lover86 (6 months ago)
Don’t listen to these jackasses. Cafe racers are badass!!!
Daauwe Van huizen (6 months ago)
First look is so basic and boring
Daauwe Van huizen (6 months ago)
Hmm.. is she a stylist? I didnt like the first look at alllll. Silver button look way better than black or grey buttons tbh
Waleed Ez (6 months ago)
I'm watching this wearing a Cafe Racer :( now i hate it... thank you
Sharing Lungs (6 months ago)
Would disagree. The biker jacket is a far harder look to pull off than the cafe racer. That jacket is more rock and roll, long hair, skinny guy look. Guys like your fiancé can’t pull it off. There is a style like the cafe racer but with a stand collar I would say is the most forgiving style and pretty much all guys can pull that one off. The aviator bomber style with shearing collar is another tough one to pull off. Would say it’s more for the bigger muscular guys.
Private Private (6 months ago)
The Cafe Racer is probably the most versatile and accessible leather jacket. If you get a poorly constructed bloated jacket then of course it's going to square your body too much. You picked ugly cafe racing jackets for examples but then picked very slim, low profile jackets for the other styles. Puffy bomber jackets and biker jackets with belts and too many zippers can look absolutely awful.
Andrew Carnell (6 months ago)
Do you think that a full leather varsity jacket and a bomber jacket are interchangeable? The only difference being buttons instead of a zip.
Carlo De la Vera (7 months ago)
2:19 right after dissing the cafe jacket you put an picture of someone wearing one in the wrong category also the biker jacket shouldn't be subtle...wearing a jacket like that is a statement smh
aznlemonboy (7 months ago)
in your opinion how much does an allsaint jacket stretch?
One guy Smoking (7 months ago)
This is a joke ,real men would never take any of this “advice”
Mark Jefferson Radmard (7 months ago)
The bomber jacket looks too tight on the male model
jamie reid (8 months ago)
my brother wore his biker jacket with every thing zipped up don't do that you'll look like a square
Caleb the cool Chey (8 months ago)
Couldn’t disagree more with your comments.
javierbh78 (8 months ago)
You have no idea of what you're talking about. Who told you two you are experts?
AWxInc (8 months ago)
ashleyweston.com/about. Let the clients and publications tell you.
Ian Osborne (8 months ago)
Noah (9 months ago)
Is the biker you keep showing the Allsaints taro?
Syed Ahmed (9 months ago)
the jacket you got on look weak... cheap..
Grego1776 (9 months ago)
I have a brown cafe racer jacket that fits like a glove. But I’m athletic with a somewhat muscular build so maybe skinny guys can’t pull it off? It’s gotten me soooo many compliments. I think I want a black leather biker style jacket next though.
Jersey Paul (9 months ago)
They are cutting leather jackets smaller. I am an XL and a good quality XL fits me perfectly. I went to Macy's and needed a 2XL. Cheap!
Cristian Vikernes (9 months ago)
Someone that use the t-shirt like that can't tell you how to wear a leather jacket mate
hofra moh (9 months ago)
Ok the photo you showed is a terrible example, put the cafe racer on a muscular person or someone that really his body type suits the cafe racer jacket and you will see how good that jacket looks on the person. Leather jacket or any jacket there are people will look good on them and there are people will look bad on them, it all depends on the body type and how well the jacket fits.
Zareli Noise (9 months ago)
When you said "bad boy" and Dorian was styling the jacket I almost spit my coffee. No offense but Dorian is like the polar opposite of a bad boy, plus that look with perfect no-mess haircut, the all buttoned up shirt, the non-distress slim jeans, comes out like a Mormon trying to be edgy.
Ian (10 months ago)
Im buying a biker jacket and imo metal hardware is the way to go its a rock'n'roll piece why anyone would try to subdue that is beyond me.
Nobarcos66 (10 months ago)
Sorry Dorian but in my opinion you cannot pull off leather jackets stick to the suits my friend that's where you shine the most
Nobarcos66 (10 months ago)
You're crazy you're complaining about a small little strap on the neck when a biker jacket has straps hanging all over the place zippers all over the place very distracting especially if you're trying to be dapper. I have to disagree strongly with you on this one
Fernando Oliveira (10 months ago)
You're fiancé looks like Clark Kent.
Batman Dark knight (10 months ago)
What size leather bomber is Dorian wearing?
Vanguard 75 (10 months ago)
Please visit Europe! you will see the latest fashion styles! Greetings from Amsterdam Bling Bling is the way to go!
varun009 (10 months ago)
What cafe racer jackets are you buying? You do realise that if you're not an actual motorcyclist, you don't need to buy a jacket with padding and armour right? I think leather looks a bit too edgy, I prefer the same style jackets in Melton wool
brandon caleb (10 months ago)
I disagree with literally everything they said in this entire video
B MC (11 months ago)
I workout, so cafe racer jacket all the way. Simple, streamlined, slim and sexy. S’cool.
Robert Leon (11 months ago)
the jacket you guys were not going to mention is actually the best one and looks more badass
Nico Salazar (1 year ago)
I just wasted 6 minutes listening to people tell me how to wear jackets they themselves clearly don't wear that often.
Nashville Resident (1 year ago)
This video is the most stupid I’ve seen.
tommmmmer (1 year ago)
GITLIT TOO (1 year ago)
I had my leather jacket for over 20 years
Chaitanya Jha (1 year ago)
Why do you hate Cafe Racer/Moto jacket? Put on Biker jacket on the guy at 1:14 and he will look much worse. It is the guy that has bad looks but and weird way of standing which makes him look weird. Also, as pointed out previously in comments, the picture at 2:20 is a Cafe Racer/Moto Jacket and not a Biker as you have mentioned in the video.
Joseph Miles (1 year ago)
Guys Dorian is a good looking guy! If I didn't know he was an entrepreneur I'd think he was a model. The leather jackets work on him, biker jackets can be worn by non bikers...smh. Just like you can wear a bomber jacket without having been a WW2 bomber pilot.
kronos77 (1 year ago)
You are way out of your element here. You show little knowledge of different styles of leather jackets. Your opinions are yours and you are entitled to them but you are coming from a fashion perspective. You like stylized leather jackets not genuine historically correct or functional pieces. Basically, there are two categories of leathers, the fashion jackets and the real stuff. You can pick one without downing the other as they are different animals entirely.
250frederic (1 year ago)
Says she won't comment on Café Racer jackets and then goes on to talk about "Biker" jackets while showing a picture of Justin Theroux wearing the quintessential Café Racer jacket... wut?? Plus Café Racer jackets ARE biker jackets, so what the hell...
K J (1 year ago)
Which leather jacket was the bomber stock photo? Where can I find it
David S (1 year ago)
The regular leather jacket with chrome looks badass
Jairus Lovell (1 year ago)
Thanks Ash
atq42 (1 year ago)
Bro whts yr height & US shirt size?
the yanks (1 year ago)
Cafe racer is just bad ass. Don' agree with her advice as usual. It' simply timeless and classic
Cristinel Gheorghiu (5 months ago)
the yanks agree!
ambiva (1 year ago)
Totally disagree, all top of the line biker jackets are shinny, calf or lambskin, reflect of the leather quality (McQ, Versace, Burberry, etc.), one can tell from surface texture. You pay what you get for, so even both cheap and expensive ones are shiny, they look like from different world.
FRMCBlack (1 year ago)
any opinions in getting the bomber in suede?
NOAA Lab KIOST- (1 year ago)
There is Wally!
Toxic AB (1 year ago)
bullshit, racer is awesome , woman !
Tuan Pham 1⃣ (1 year ago)
Should have asked the old man friend of your to try the biker jacket on and compares side by side with the cafe racer before you make any judgement
Google Profile (1 year ago)
Is it normal for a sheepskin biker jacket to have zippers that are warped/curvy? For example, zipped up or not, the zippers curl and are not straight
Pavka Korchagin (1 year ago)
It all depends of the exact model. Sometimes it's almost normal, nothing to worry about.
Rhys Seddon (1 year ago)
I disagree, i agree matt colours are best however the silver metal is a must, and to dress with a biker jacket go more neutral colours and look at the classic way to wear them and just experiment
Louis Blom (1 year ago)
Hardware with biker jacket should be a gsx1000 or zx10
Jeff Figueroa (1 year ago)
Should the biker jacket be fitted or slightly roomy?
Thomas Aversa (1 year ago)
Ashley, I’m torn between these 2 leather jackets. Which do you prefer? The All saints Alderson or Milo?
Man From Brussels (1 year ago)
Why is she so obsessed with chinos?
Disinf3ctant (1 year ago)
Cafe racers with shorter throat tabs and no breast pockets are super sleek. Great alternative you think the waist elastic on bombers breaks up a clean silhouette. And I hate elastic cuffs, they get all warm and itchy
pattgsm (1 year ago)
Bomber, Harrington, jacket all day, then trucker. Great points about the subtle tips about the biker jacket. I think biker jackets look great in media but in real life I think, "meh... somebody's trying." I also think that Tom Cruise is the only guy that can pulls off the racer jacket flawlessly. Great vid. Missed these types of vids.
Dave Siegel (1 year ago)
Hey Dorian, nice shirt. What brand is that?
Malcolm Stewart (1 year ago)
I really dont like café racer style jackets, but yet, amusingly enough, I have one plum colour café racer style jacket that I have been getting compliments on since high-school (good quality jackets seem to last forever.) and yet, typically, I would agree that they aren't typically a great choice of jacket. Side note: Awesome videos. Love watching them, seen a dozen or so of them today alone (Sundays are always slow days for me), each video is just as good as the last. Keep being awesome! Cheers!
Epic Understated (1 year ago)
The cafe racer jacket is more wearable and versatile than tha biker jacket. You’re contradicting your self Ashley.
Adrian Fedele (1 year ago)
Your fiancé is DEFINITELY not the biker jacket type of guy..
Brandon Escobar (1 month ago)
Adrian Fedele aggre. its only to wear a old suit hahaha
Michael Blok (1 year ago)
Ashley what do you think about battle jackets ?
Fake Japanese Gamer (1 year ago)
I disagree on biker leather jackets. It’s really hard to find a perfect biker jacket, and they are usually trends but not a stable fashion.
paki rambo (1 year ago)
The Only Leather Jacket worthy of being called a leather jacket is Marlon Brando's Jacket aka Motorcycle Jacket.
Luqman Abdul Latif (1 year ago)
dude wolverine makes cafe racer jackets overpower everything else
Grant Ruzza (1 year ago)
If your wearing a biker jacket to be subtle with dark buttons you shouldn’t dress like a biker- they aren’t subtle... their typically badass
newt (1 year ago)
Punchable baby face boy here can't pull off a biker jacket. Especially with that hairstyle.
the dictator (4 months ago)
Punches him but he ends up kicking your ass
賜龍怜音 (5 months ago)
Well said. Cannot agree more.
Заклетник (7 months ago)
hes face is taller then a empire state building
Anonymous Anonymous (8 months ago)
@Austin Kim 🤡
Andrew T (9 months ago)
Austin Kim and then what
Chris (1 year ago)
The originator of the biker jackets, Schott Perfecto all have shiny hardware. I disagree with your "blending in" concept
Dane (1 year ago)
the black plastic buttons just make the jacket look cheaper
Dylan Matthews (29 days ago)
Ikr?? I thought the silver metal buttons look more rugged and tougher and the black buttons look like cheap plastic.
Gerrit Sven (2 months ago)
Think its actually coated metal
Mark Asher (1 year ago)
Ashley, I wish that folks would stop categorizing all look alike flight jackets as Bomber jackets. There are several different types, the G1 Navy jacket like I'm wearing in my picture, the Air Force A2 which has a leather collar, the MA1 which is what the version you have in your video. What was really the "bomber jacket" was the B3 sheepskin-lined jacket that B17 bomber crews wore on missions over Germany at high altitudes because they had no heating system.
AWxInc (1 year ago)
+Mark Asher gotta use the terms the clothing designers use otherwise it'll get confusing really quickly. But yes, you're technically correct.
Bobby viper (1 year ago)
i love biker leather jacket

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