STYLE & BEAUTY
09/16/2014 07:00 am ET Updated Sep 16, 2014

Learn To Rock A Leather Jacket Like A Pro

If there's one piece of clothing that defines cool, it's the leather jacket. Just ask any celebrity -- they've been rocking the classic look in the edgiest of ways for decades.

Between Bob Dylan, Whitney Houston and Kanye West, leather (both faux and real) has always been a part of pop culture. And if there's anything we can learn from this, it's that the timeless coat pairs perfectly with anything: jeans, little black dresses, boots -- the list goes on and on.

See how style icons and our favorite celebs wear the style below. We have no doubt you'll be inspired to indulge in purchasing the sleek staple for your fall wardrobe.

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Leather Jackets In History

Kanye West & Kim Kardashian West

CORRECTION: A previous version of this post featured photos of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean wearing jackets that were not made of leather.

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