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Juan Carlos Miranda
Special to El Observador

If I had to pick an item I thought would stand the hands of time I would have to go with the classic, plain leather jacket. Don’t get me wrong, I think there are more than just one item that would never go out of style. However the always-on-trend leather jacket makes the top of my list and let me tell you why.


You can pretty much wear your leather jacket with just about everything except shorts–well maybe shorts too, depending on the outfit. A leather jacket adds the perfect twist to the boring dressed-up look and adds a little spice to the casual day-look. Whether you are a man, woman or anything in between, you could never go wrong by choosing a leather jacket to complete your outfit.

Leather can last for a very long time and, as such, it also ages too, giving it a different look as the aging process takes place. A brand new leather jacket is always hot, sleek and clean but, as it ages its feel changes. It takes a more rugged look but, equally good, it gives your jacket a different attitude and feel.


Depending on your outfit, a leather jacket can either add a little, or a lot, of spice to your look. You could wear a suit and tie and look boring but, by adding a jacket, you give it a twist that will make you into a sexy beast. And it goes the same way for women. If you wear just a pair of jeans and a tank you will look like a plain Jane, but add a leather jacket and you become a sexy vixen.

Attitude and Feel.

When you put on a leather jacket, not only do you feel cool and hip but it also boosts your self-esteem. Just by wearing your jacket, you instantly change your attitude and feel you’re in control–I don’t know what it is about them, perhaps the leather releases some type of endorphins, but whatever it is you just feel like you are ready to take on the world–no wonder biker dudes, and chicks, love their leather jackets.

So next time you’re trying to decide what the perfect jacket is to complement your ever changing style, reach for the back of the closet and grab that sexy leather jacket you bought a few years ago and experience the magic. See why it is good to keep timeless pieces?


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