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6 Ways to Wear a Biker Jacket the Iconic Style Piece

Update your wardrobe with a classic Biker jacket


A biker jacket in either soft leather or suede can look effortless and super cool and will go with a variety of looks. In fact a biker jacket is a must and the ultimate wardrobe staple. Biker jackets never date and have been around for many years since the 1940s.

Do not be told you are to old to wear a biker jacket or you can not wear a biker jacket with a dress, you can! You just need to know how to do it stylishly. Leather biker jackets have no limits, and  biker jackets are no longer just for for the motorcycle enthusiast they are a fashion icon.

A leather biker in black is always a good choice but there are many other colours too which can go with variety of different outfits. A softer colour such as this khaki faux suede biker jacket from J D Williams is perfect to introduce yourself to the biker jacket world. We’re spoilt for choice when it comes to the endless styles fabrics and colours on offer now. There are colours and cuts to see you through every season. Faux suede biker jackets are super soft and great value for money. You could even have a different colour for every day of the week.

6 ways to wear a biker jacket

Style 1, How to keep warm in a Biker jacket.

The good thing about biker jackets is that they can be layered to keep you warm and well as stylish. Team up your biker jacket with a chunky knit dress, knee high boots and a warm scarf. If you want to layer up your jacket you may wish to go one size up to allow for thicker jumpers.

6 ways to Wear a Biker Jacket

Style 2, Wear your biker jacket to work 

There is no reason you can not pop on a biker jacket with your work wear. Be it a smart shirt, fitted trousers or a printed dress. Throw your biker over the top and rock up to work looking bang on trend.

Looser skirts look lovely with the fitted style of a biker jacket and any lengths looks great.

6 Ways to Wear a Biker Jacket the Iconic Style Piece


Style 3, Get ready to hit the town with a sexy biker jacket.

Dress up your faux suede biker jacket for a night out on the town. Wear it with a bodycon dress, clutch bag and a pair or heels. Coloured biker jackets look great with a little black dress and it is so effortless. It is also just about the right thickness that you could leave it on whilst inside a club or bar.

Get ready to hit the town with a sexy biker jacket.

Style 4, Dress down a daytime outfit with a suede biker 

Biker jackets can be worn during the day also. Make sure you have one in your suitcase to pop on with your jeans and trainers when travelling. Throwing in a print such as a check or stripe is perfect for adding an unexpected twist to your look. Do not be afraid to experiment and try adding some classic wardrobe staples.

Classi Faux suede biker and jeans

Style 5, Team a coloured suede biker jacket with black silhouette for a sexy stylish look

Black always looks flattering and it is also slimming making it great for a night out. If in doubt as what to wear with your coloured suede biker jacket put on some black. Here I have teamed it with a black roll neck skinny jeans and boots. Do not forget to add splash of colour with your accessories.

Classic Faux suede biker and black jeans and roll neck add a splash of colour

Style 6, biker jackets and a tea dress

For the ultimate stylish sexiness style your biker with a pretty tea dress. This has to be one of my favourite looks. I have million and one floral tea dresses in my wardrobe and I love how they look with a biker jacket. I even sometimes put on a pair of pumps to wander around town in. It is a must having comfy walking shoes.

Floral tea dress and Suede khaki biker jacket

Some of my favourite pieces to team with a biker jacket.

The perfect winter roll neck that can be worn with jeans, a skirt and your favourite biker jacket. I loved the sparkle and the pieces of lace on this rollback making it just that little bit different. This would be great for a christmas party or even christmas day.

I loved this Chunky knitted dress from Vera Moda at JD Williams. You can also style it with a belt too to change its look. This is super warm and comfortable and a perfect throw on for winter which makes it a staple piece.


I hope you liked this 6 ways to wear a biker, how will you wear yours? Take a look at what other pieces I picked up this autumn here.

D x

This post is in Collaboration with JD Williams. I thoughts and opinions are my own.


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  1. I always struggle with what to put with a biker jacket, thanks for the tips. Love the khaki suede.

    Jackie x

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