This season, the trusty leather jacket has had a facelift. The classic biker has been replaced by its bolder, brighter and much cooler older sister: the embellished leather jacket. No longer just something you casually chuck on, it can be your very own statement piece, instantly transforming your winter wear.
And if you want further proof that un-adorned leather is being left behind, you need only glance at Instagram to see countless shoulders draped in embroidered, painted and studded jackets. Here’s how some of our Instagram style favourites have been donning the tough stuff.