Biker jacket street style

If leather is the new denim, then the biker jacket is your new pair of jeans – a wardrobe staple, a reliable friend, a piece that works for every occasion and takes you from day to night effortlessly. No longer the reserve of bikers, rockers and teen idols, the biker jacket is a must have investment piece for every woman. And like every woman, it only gets better with age. 

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Fashion designer Sam McCoach wears her Whistles biker with stylish ease - our campaign style from autumn/winter 2013 collection is paired with Sam's heavy navy knit and washed vintage denim. 

Style it with jeans and a t-shirt for a classic rebel look, or throw over a cocktail dress for a high-low mix. It’s also the perfect year round piece, helping you stylishly negotiate the first chill of autumn or spring. Lucy Williams, of Fashion Me Now wears Patti Leather Biker Jacket from autumn/winter 2013. 

Casting director Sarah Bunter wears the autumn/winter 2013 Patti Biker. Worn over a slogan sweat and offset with feminine pleats and a tough boot - this versatile item can be worn in a multitude of ways. No matter your style – prim, tomboy, feminine, retro – any one can rock a biker jacket and make it their own. 

Alternatively layer your biker jacket under winter coats, a look popular with fashion insiders at the shows. Sarah Bunter, Casting Director (below and left) - wears the Patti Biker.

At Whistles, leather is our signature, so naturally we have the ultimate selection of luxe biker jackets for the autumn/winter season. The latest style for autumn/winter 2013 this season is Jet - a paired back piece with minimal detailing on a boxy more cropped style, this jacket looks great layered over a boyfriend jean as seen here on accessories editor Ella Hudson.