How to wear a bomber jacket

If you only buy one item this Spring, it needs to be a bomber jacket. This style essential has rocketed back to the top of the must have lists, proving that classics will always come back in style.

Whether you’re looking to update your trusty old jacket, or want to step into the trend with one of the new styles, we’ve picked out the key style elements you need to follow to really hit the mark.


Muted colours are best for bomber jackets, making sure they are easily paired with the majority of your looks. Green is one of the most popular choices, especially a darker olive green shade that works well with a wide range of skin tones. Look for jackets with contrast collars and cuffs, the perfect way to bring out the main shade of the jacket and give your look an extra edge.

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If you do fancy branching out with prints or bolder colours, pair with simple jeans and a t-shirt, allowing the jacket to become the ‘feature’.

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One of the reasons we keep seeing the resurrection of the bomber jacket is the simplicity of the design. The clean lines ensure that bomber go well with an array of looks, plus the relaxed style is flattering to all body types. Bomber jackets are available in a range of fabrics including leather and suede, making it easy to experiment with textures.

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Bomber jackets are the perfect transitional style item, perfect for throwing on over a t-shirt as the weather starts to warm up, or worn over layers in the colder months. Although they may not be practical for a formal occasion, this style is ideal for nights at the pub or throwing on for the morning commute.

However you choose to wear it, a bomber jacket it guaranteed to add effortless style to your look this Spring. Find your perfect jacket at Stuarts London today.

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