Swank — Bomber

The Leather Jacket: A Closet Staple

When I think of cool girl style, my mind immediately goes to the leather jacket.  But what is it that makes this closet staple the quintessential cool piece?
 Let's start from the beginning . . . the leather jacket was created for WWI fighter pilots. I mean, that's a pretty freaking cool start!  From there, Irving Schott re-imagined the bomber, into the moto jacket for Harley Davidson and sold it for $5.50 (can I get a Balenciaga for the same price plz!)  back in 1928.  Learn something new...