In Hollywood, nothing captures it quite like a leather jacket when it comes to adding a touch of luxurious style that truly makes a statement. Iconic leather jacket styles have been worn by celebrities both on the big and small screens over the last few decades. Many stars have been photographed wearing these jackets in different situations or while they’re in public places.
For over a century, leather has been known for its comfort, durability and versatility. It has helped countless individuals bring their style to the forefront through its use in hats, accessories, and outerwear. It is no surprise that today, that classic look of ruggedness and utility remains one of the most influential fashion statements.
Here are the 06 Awesome Leather jackets in Hollywood History
Fight Club Red Leather Jacket 1999
The Fight Club Red Leather Jacket is a stand-out piece of clothing in the movie Fight Club must be this retro red leather jacket, worn by Brad Pitt portraying the enigmatic Tyler Durden. This leather jacket perfectly captures the edgy feel of the film and the character of Durden in particular.
Blood red in color and with oversized, peaked lapels, the jacket simply screams ‘the 90s’ and commanded attention throughout the movie. In equal measures stylish and playful yet with a dark, rebellious edge, Durden’s jacket is a statement piece that can only be pulled off by the boldest of characters.
X men Origin Brown Leather Jacket 2009
From comic books to the big screen, there is no doubt Wolverine is an iconic character in popular culture. Of all his looks, one of the most memorable has to be the brown bomber jacket he wore in the X-Men Origins movie. The rugged, primal feel of the Wolverine character is reflected through his choice of civilian clothing as well as his unkempt appearance and famous mutton chops – this leather bomber jacket is brown and well worn, featuring lighter brown ‘tiger stripes’ that add to the animalistic feel of the character and look.
The jacket features a zip closure at the front with two inner pockets, two outer pockets and adjustable metal shoulder straps. It comes in a full-sized replica of what Wolverine wore during filming for X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
The Terminator Black Leather Jacket 1985
The Terminator is a movie that has never been forgotten, even if it was a little before its time. In the film, there is a scene where Arnie’s character is seen wearing a black leather jacket. The jacket is instantly recognizable as the one that he wears in the movie, and it has become an iconic piece of movie memorabilia since then.
The jacket was originally worn by Arnie in The Terminator but it was only when he wore it again in Terminator 2: Judgment Day that it really caught on. The jacket went on to be worn by many other actors and actresses including Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Cameron, and Linda Hamilton (who played Sarah Connor).
Top Gun Military Leather Jacket 1986
This jacket is the perfect way to channel the attitude of Top Gun’s Maverick. With its vintage military style and shearling details, this jacket is a great choice for those looking to add a little bit of 80s culture to their wardrobe.
The jacket is made from genuine leather with a brown finish and features a shearling collar. This makes it an instant favorite for those who love the authentic look of military jackets without having to spend too much money on one.
This jacket also comes with several badges that really help to make it stand out from others in its price range. These include an American flag patch over the pocket and two smaller patches that are worn on the shoulder straps. The first patch features a red, white, and blue design while the second features an American eagle design embroidered onto a black background.
Indiana Jones Raider of the Lost Ark Leather Jacket 1981
Indiana Jones, who wears a vintage Raiders of the Lost Ark leather jacket in the movie, has been around for a long time. He was first introduced in 1981 with Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and has since starred in four more films. Harrison Ford’s character has become one of the most iconic characters in cinema history and his brown, retro leather bomber jacket from the movie is known worldwide – featuring a worn, aged leather design, the jacket helps to give the Indiana Jones character much of his iconic rough and ready appeal.
The jacket may not, however, have been the most practical for the climate in which the movie was filmed, with Harrison Ford stating “Whoever decided that Indiana Jones should wear a felt hat and a leather jacket in the jungles should have been shot.” Whilst Ford himself may not have been too happy about it, the ‘Raiders’ leather jacket has certainly gone down in movie history as one of the most memorable of all time.
Kill Bill Volume 2 Yellow Jacket 2004.
The Kill Bill Volume 2 Yellow Jacket is an iconic piece of clothing that’s been seen on screen in the action blockbuster franchise. The jacket is characterized by its distinctive yellow color and sporty design. It’s a bold look that will make you stand out from the crowd, but also one that can be worn throughout the year.
The Kill Bill Volume 2 Yellow Jacket is part of Uma Thurman’s signature look from the film. She wears it over a white tank top, black leggings and black combat boots with her hair pulled back into a high ponytail. The biker-style jacket features a tight-fitting zipper at the front and is fastened at the neck with a gold chain strap. The sleeves taper down to short cuffs on each arm with printed designs running along both sides of the arms which add to its unique character.