Faux leather jackets are a great choice for men’s outerwear for a variety of reasons. Two of the biggest are the cost factor and the animal-friendly nature of the product. From mass merchandiser selections to designer labels, everyone has a faux leather jacket or two for men to peruse. In this article we are going to take a closer look at some of the best options for this season.
Kenneth Cole crafted a funky variation of the sport coat with faux leather. This jacket would be perfect for a dinner party that is straddling the border between casual and classy. The faux leather edge keeps up from being too dressy yet it remains a jacket! The Kenneth Cole men’s faux leather sport coat currently retails on Overstock for $119.99.
Kohl’s carries another fun option for men with their Sonoma faux leather hooded jacket. This jacket somewhat resembles the quintessential aviators jacket with its slightly fuller shape and classic style pockets. The faux leather is quite soft and realistic looking in texture, and the coat appears to be quite well done. It has a full lining to help keep warm in cold weather, and the hood will also assist to the end. At $74.99, this jacket is one of the better bargains one could find in the men’s department. More than any other jacket featured, the Sonoma could easily be worn as a regular winter coat instead of an occasional dress-up or outing wardrobe piece.
For the motorcycle enthusiast, whether an owner or dreamer, Calvin Klein has a sleek faux leather motorcycle jacket option for men. This piece features the typical motorcycle jacket vertical zippered pockets and extends just a slight bit past the waistline. This faux leather option has a very realistic appearance and will be hard for many too distinguish from real leather. Very well done. It retails for $69.99 currently at Overstock.com and is a very good option for a Christmas present!
At $149.99, the DKNY Jeans Page Jacket in Faux Leather available at Zappos.com is our most expensive jacket option. This option could also pass off as a motorcycle jacket with its just past the waist length and exceedingly straight lower edge. It features a more traditional pocket styling though and has a lined interior for added warmth which would make it a highly suitable strolling option as well.
Men’s faux leather jackets seem to always be in style and with the wide variety of options available, there seems to be no reason for this trend to end anytime soon!