Street Style Guide: 28 Ways to Wear Jeans and a Leather Jacket

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Street Style Inspo for Getting Dressed This Winter

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Get street style inspo for putting together a leather jacket and jeans. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

What does every woman have (or crave) in her closet? After the perfect pair of jeans, the second-most sought-after clothing item might be a leather jacket you can layer over everything you wear, to dress up your outfits and give them a bit of rock-inspired edge. Besides being an essential layering piece, a stylish (real or faux) leather jacket also comes in handy when you need a top layer for warmth, but it's important to look fashionable. Today, we're bringing you a ton of inspiration for different ways you can wear jeans and a leather jacket and look chic, in out street style guide to this easy, classic fashion combination. Plus, included are shoppable links to the key dressing pieces in these outfits, so you can recreate these looks for yourself.

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Motorcycle Jacket, Black Jeans and High Heels

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Look fierce this winter in a moto jacket and black jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Strike a fierce pose when you step out wearing an edgy, quilted biker-style leather jacket over skinny black jeans. Expensive-looking accessories make this look ready for the office, or cocktails afterward.

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Dressed Up Daytime Outfit

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Upscale look in brown leather jacket and jeans. Melodie Jeng/Getty Images

Want a dressed up outfit in jeans that you can wear everywhere from the office on casual days, to client meetings and cultural events? We're crazy about this stylish outfit of medium-wash cropped jeans, paired with a soft, brown leather jacket. You could carry a classic black handbag, or try an icy-blue purse that looks just right for winter style.

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Red Leather Jacket with Cropped Boyfriend Jeans

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Wear a red leather jacket with boyfriend jeans this winter. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Cropped jeans are a huge fashion trend that's all but taken over the street style blogs. Wear yours to look casually chic for weekends, daytime dates or meeting up with friends this winter, when you pair these jeans with a red leather jacket and a leopard-print blouse.

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Sweater and Jeans Look with a Leather Jacket

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A fur-lined leather jacket pairs beautifully with jeans for winter style. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Sweater dressing is a no-brainer for cute winter style. Add warmth (and fashionable edge) to your jeans-and-cozy-sweater outfits this season, by layering on a fur-lined leather jacket. For a confidently stylish look, tuck your sweater into high waisted jeans, to highlight your shape when you wear a shorter jacket style.

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Dressy Outfit in All Black

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Layer a biker jacket over a sweater and black jeans. Vanni Bassetti / Getty Images

An all-black outfit in a leather jacket and black jeans can look dressy, rather than rocker. Here's a positively ladylike look with a lacy black sweater as an underpinning. Swap in high heel sandals for the ankle boots, to dress up this look even more for a date or cocktails.

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White Leather Jacket and Black Jeans

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Wear a winter white leather jacket with black jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Think outside the (black) box when it comes to leather jacket dressing. A winter white leather jacket looks fresh and chic over essential black jeans. Wear this stylish combination over a blouse, or a simple tee as pictured here.

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Casual Chic Weekend Outfit

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Wide leg jeans and a leather jacket. Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images

You could wear a basic jeans-and-t-shirt outfit to run errands on weekends, but why not try putting together something more fashionable? Style an I-woke-up-looking-this-casually-chic look in wide leg cropped jeans, a menswear-style button-down and a motorcycle jacket.

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Effortlessly Chic Leather Jacket and Jeans Outfit

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Stunning street style in a leather jacket and jeans. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

Want to create a look that's dressed up enough to wear to cocktails or cultural events, without looking like you tried too hard? Here's an example of how perfect-fitting separates instantly look more dressy, especially when accessorized well. A leather jacket and body-hugging coated jeans can be worn just about anywhere this winter. Layer on a long, flowing scarf for warmth and fashion, and carry a designer (or designer-look) bag.

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Long Scarf, Leather Jacket and Flare Jeans

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A long scarf adds drama to jeans and a leather jacket. Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images

Here's another way to add drama to your jeans outfit, by adding a long scarf, this time with figure-friendly flared jeans.

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Chic French-Girl Style

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French girl style in jeans and a moto jacket. Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images

Channel the easy, chic style of Parisian girls when you pair vintage-inspired, lighter wash denim jeans with an essential striped shirt and a motorcycle-style leather jacket. Well-edited accessories -- such as the colorful skinny scarf and leather satchel pictured here -- are the icing on the fashion cake.

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Leather, Jeans and Plaid

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Mad about plaid in a leather jacket and jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Are you mad about plaid? Style a casually chic outfit that's more fashion-forward than grunge, when you layer a leather jacket over a long plaid duster. Wear it with trendy frayed-hem jeans and ankle boots, for an easy, stylish look you can wear to class, or for getting together with friends.

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Office Outfit in Bootcut Jeans

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Dress up jeans for work with a leather jacket. Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images

Here's how you can wear a leather jacket in place of a traditional blazer to the office, to dress up jeans. Choose a bootcut jean in a darker wash to wear to work, pairing it with a well-fitting jacket, a pretty blouse and quality leather accessories.

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Cozy Casual Outfit

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Wear cuffed jeans with a leather jacket and booties. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Want an easy uniform you can pull together quickly to look dressed for casual weekends? We've got your back. Just copy this simple, flawless street style outfit of a roomy leather jacket, cuffed boyfriend jeans, black ankle boots and a cozy, black wool scarf.

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Biker Jacket, Black Jeans, Graphic Sweatshirt

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Layer a leather jacket over skinny jeans and a graphic sweatshirt. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Graphic sweatshirts are a trend that's here to stay, at least for a while. Pair yours with a perfect-fitting pair of skinny black jeans and a biker-inspired leather jacket.

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Faux Fur, Leather and Ripped Jeans

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Add faux fur to a jeans and leather jacket outfit. Melodie Jeng/Getty Images

Want to declare your love of fashion, while showing that you don't take it all too seriously? This winter, throw a colorful, fun fur scarf over a trendy outfit of shredded jeans and a leather jacket.

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Concert Outfit

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Style a rocker vibe with a leather jacket, jeans and a graphic tee. Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images

Did you invest in a pair of trendy frayed hem jeans? Here's how to wear them to channel a rocker vibe, for casual weekend hangs or going out to concerts. Simply layer a graphic tee and biker jacket over frayed hem denim trousers, to instantly be the coolest girl at the party.

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Winter Outfit with a Furry Leather Jacket

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Fur collar leather jacket and tall boots. Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images

Instead of fighting winter, embrace its fashion possibilities. A fur-collared leather jacket and tall riding boots match perfectly with dark wash jeans. Have fun with your accessories, too, as pictured here.

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Creative Work Outfit

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Flaunt long sleeves under a leather jacket. Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images

Do you work in a non-traditional field, where you have more leeway to play with your fashion at work? Impress your colleagues by layering a biker-style leather jacket over a button-down shirt with sleeves that are meant to be seen, as pictured here. Style your jeans with tall cuffs (get tips here on different cuff styles) and wear with your favorite accessories.

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Moto Jacket and Black Straight Leg Jeans

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Wear a black moto jacket with black jeans for edgy classic style. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Straight leg black jeans are a wardrobe essential that are easily dressed up or down. Here's how to wear them casually -- but look dressed enough for a date or coffee meet-up -- when you match them with a biker-style leather jacket and a pretty camisole. Wear easy sneakers for a laid back vibe, or go with black ankle boots to dial up the fierceness.

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Plaid Scarf, Jeans, Moto Jacket

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Wear a big plaid scarf with jeans and a biker jacket. Pablo Cuadra/Getty Images

Here's a cute look you can wear to work on casual Fridays, for picking up the kids, or simply to look chic when running errands around town. Layer a big, multi-colored wool scarf over a button-down shirt, slim dark wash jeans and a motorcycle jacket. Add a structured bag, booties, sunglasses and you're done.

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Rocker Chic Look in Black Jeans

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Rocker chic in jeans and a leather jacket. Kirstin SinclairéGetty Images

Channel a classic rebel vibe in super-skinny black jeans, a white t-shirt and a motorcycle jacket. Pink sneakers and red lipstick are a fun way to add feminine touches to this otherwise androgynous look.

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Pink Leather Jacket and Cropped Jeans

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A pink leather jacket creates a girly-meets-rocker vibe. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Want to create a fun, feminine look for a daytime date this winter, that's not overly sweet? A pink leather jacket paired with cropped jeans should do the trick.

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Cool Look in Special Jeans

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Too cool for school in a leather jacket and boyfriend jeans. Melodie Jeng/Getty Images

You'll look too cool for school in jeans with special detailing (like this side-tie pair), matched with a perfect-fitting motorcycle jacket,, colorful sweater and flat black ankle boots.

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Leather-Look Jeans and a Biker Jacket

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Leather jacket and jeans look. Timur Emek/Getty Images

How do you fool people into thinking your coated denim leggings are actually made from (more expensive) leather? Pair them with a real leather biker jacket and a confident expression.

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Mom Jeans and Leather Jacket

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High waisted jeans and leather jacket outfit. Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images

Mom jeans are a thing again. Put a new spin on this style by wearing yours with a tucked-in grey tee, leather jacket and menswear-inspired loafers.

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Red Leather Jacket and Flare Jeans

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A red leather jacket and flare jeans look bohemian-chic. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Style a bohemian-chic outfit for weekends, by matching a red leather jacket with figure-balancing flare jeans

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Embellished Leather Jacket Over Double Denim

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An embellished leather jacket makes jeans look more special. Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images

When you're craving a touch of whimsy, an embellished leather jacket is a great way to bring a playful vibe to your style. Wear one as pictured here, over a comfortable, double-denim outfit of a chambray shirt and easy, cuffed jeans.

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Boyfriend Leather Jacket and Jeans

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Street style jeans and leather jacket outfit. Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images

Create a slouchy-cool look in an over-sized leather jacket and slouchy boyfriend jeans, cheered up by a colorful blouse.

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