A brand new blog caterory! In search for the perfect wardrobe: about all the wardrobe essentials one should own! First up? The leather jacket, one of the most versatile clothing pieces that exists. On jeans, on a girlygirly flowerdress, on black, on colour, in Summer, in Winter... You can wear it above anything and during every season of the year. And that's why you should invest in a leather jacket, in my opinion; you can wear it almost 365 days around the clock, so it must be of great quality! In my eyes, fake leather is already a big faux pas anyway (that plastic smell, ugh!). But if you want to make it a wardrobe essential and if you're planning to wear the leather jacket for many many years, it really should be real leather. And real leather isn't cheap. I do have a real leather jacket but it's almost 5 years old and it's falling apart. My favourite leather jackets are from AllSaints! Beautiful but sturdy designs, great quality (lamb leather) and not too expensive (as in:
Caroline Blomst - queen of basics - wears a lot of leather jackets, but hers are from Balenciaga, Rika or Acne. But I thought it would be nice if you could see some outfits feathing a (real!) leather jacket and I wouldn't style them any other way - I'm a big fan of (most of) her outfits. I'll let you know when I saved enough money to buy my perfect leather jacket!