Dress Up, Dress Down Your Bomber Jacket

Bomber Jacket

Okay, we’ll admit it. We’re a bit obsessed with the bomber jacket look right now. It got its start as a military jacket for pilots sitting in chilly, cramped cockpits back in World War I and II. Now the bomber jacket – or MA-1 if we’re being technical – is seeing a huge resurgence, gracing the closets of celebs around the world. And for the more adventurous, this season’s bomber comes in a range of colors and designs beyond classic black.

Worried that this look may be a little too Top Gun? We got you. Buckle up – we’ll show you how to wear a bomber jacket for fall with flair.


Dressy Bomber Jacket

DRESSY

Elevate your nighttime look with a splash of shine, heels plus a pair of black skinnies. Bonus: unzip your bomber to create a slimming vertical line down the front of the body.

CASUAL

Basic tees are pretty much a bomber’s best friend. Slip into your favorite distressed denim to nail that easy-going, off-duty model vibe.

Casual Bomber Jacket

Sporty Bomber Jacket

SPORTY

Gym meet street. From impromptu lunches to errand running, the bomber adds instant polish to a simple workout bra and yoga pants. Earn extra cool-girl points by pushing up the sleeves.


There’s no denying that the bomber jacket is a versatile topper and a great way to winterize your summer looks. Dressed up or dressed down, consider the bomber the magician of your closet, instantly transforming everything it touches.

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