The weather seems to have taken a trans-seasonal turn in London. You know, that kind of temperature where it’s not quite chilly enough to start wearing a wool coat, and definitely the balmy weather that would justify a light jacket. And so before we begin the Great Quest to Find the Perfect Winter Coat, what the devil should we wear?

francis leon

These fashion-forward leather jackets from Francis Leon¬†are what! Combining super soft leather with high performance fabrics like sportsmesh, jersey and neonprene, expect sharp, slick cuts with an edge of masculine nonchalance. And they’re wear-everywhere pieces: thrown casually over a special party frock, adding a dressed-down vibe to an office ensemble or simply with your favourite pair of slouchy jeans and a sweatshirt. At this rate, we might actually skip trying to find that Perfect Winter Coat, and just visit the dry cleaners with last year’s outerwear…

francis leon jackets

For more information and to find stockists, see the Francis Leon website.