If you walk around New York City in the fall — well, actually, any time of year — you’re bound to see a sea of black leather jackets. Yes, it’s true, New Yorkers wear a lot of black, but that’s because it’s practical and easy to mix and match with other items in our teeny tiny closets. Hence, a black leather jacket is an essential wardrobe piece — it goes with everything and anything.
You don’t need to shell out a lot of money on a real leather jacket if you don’t want to, though. This BLANKNYC Faux Leather Moto Jacket is so soft and smooth it looks and feels like the real thing. Maybe even better, it’s on sale for about $50 at Nordstrom Rack right now.
I purchased pretty much the same jacket from this brand at Nordstrom for about $100 about four years ago, and I still wear it today. I’ve worn it on the subway, barhopping in the Lower East Side, with trousers to work events, over dresses to brunch with friends and out to dinner countless times. It’s my tried and true trusty jacket. If you’re missing this type of jacket in your wardrobe, go for this BLANKNYC one.
The BLANKNYC Faux Leather Moto Jacket pairs smooth faux leather with an asymmetric zip closure, zipper pockets, zips at the cuffs and adjustable snap tabs at the waist. It comes in three colors: black, burgundy and mushroom. The latter two colors have silver buttons and zippers, but I like how the black jacket has all-black hardware. If you don’t want silver zippers to clash with your gold shoes, the black jacket is the perfect neutral.
Right now, on Nordstrom Rack’s website, the jacket only has two reviews, but both give it 5 out of 5 stars.
“So I ordered a real leather moto off Nordies because all the faux leather ones looked so fake in the online pics. Well today I went in to return stuff and saw this in person and it honestly looked so real,” wrote one shopper. “The quality is really good and it fits nicely, so I opted for two faux leather ones for less than half the price of the real leather one I will now return.”
“Love this jacket!” wrote the other one. “The black hardware makes it look so chic and cool! Very comfortable and fits great!!”
Right now, the jacket is available in sizes XS-XL in black and burgundy, and the mushroom is still available in XS-M. Get it while it’s 49% off at Nordstrom Rack. Trust me, you’ll be glad you did. This will be your new everyday jacket.
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