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A guide to buying a cropped leather jacket

If you want to work the biker look, a leather jacket can be a way to nod to the trend. This article takes a look at where to get cool women's leather biker jackets that are fashion forward and finance-friendly.

Vintage and distressed leather jackets

Rokit vintage clothing (Rokit.co.uk) If you're looking for a proper vintage leather biker's jacket, check out Rokit.co.uk, which has a fantastic range of leather jackets for men and women. A rummage through the stock in Rokit's flagship store near Neal's Yard in London is guaranteed to turn out some great value, unique pieces. Because Rokit sells genuine vintage items, you can never predict what will be in stock, so keep checking back to find sexy cropped leather jackets.
Current favourites on Rokit's website include the sexy black cropped 1970s leather jacket with tassels and snakeskin detail, priced at £150.00. All Saints (Allsaints.com) Fashionable, mid-range high street store All Saints leather jackets are always popular and look great for festival wear.
Hot picks among the excellent range of leather jackets on sale at All Saints include the sexy Kaito leather jacket with asymmetric button detail.
Available in either black or grey, this biker jacket will look great with jeans, or a floral dress to create a pretty, yet feminine festival look.
The Kaito jacket costs £295.00 and is available from All Saints stores or online at Allsaints.com.

High Street favourites

ASOS.com ASOS.com is a great place to go for leather jackets with a different. The online fashion store has some gorgeous tan leather jackets which look great with jeans and a chiffon top to create a stylish yet dressed-down weekend look.
The Karen Millen Urban Luxe Collarless Washed leather jacket in tan is one of the best selling items on the ASOS site. Made of real, buttery-soft leather, this jacket is a real investment piece at £325.00. Oasis Quality high street store Oasis has a gorgeous quilted cropped leather biker jacket in a beautiful dark cocoa colour, available to purchase in stores across the UK or online from Oasis.com.
Priced at £140.00, this jacket is a real bargain and will keep you warm on chilly summer evenings, as well as being a key piece for your wardrobe to take you well into the autumn. *All prices correct as of 22.06.11

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