Leather is the epitome of luxury in fashion and these leather jackets prove that being wealthy isn’t just about living in a big house and driving a fancy car! If you’re hoping to look the part, your best bet is one (or more!) of the top 6 most expensive leather jackets in the world.
Givenchy Studded Biker Jacket
Founded in 1952 by French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, Givenchy is a luxury fashion and perfume house. Known for haute couture clothing, Givenchy is also the creator of the 6th most expensive leather jacket in the world. Made from lambskin and shearling accented with studs, this minimalistic biker jacket retails for over $6,600 and the good news is that you don’t have to be a biker to enjoy it.
Balmain Embroidered Leather Jacket
Founded in 1946 by French fashion designer Pierre Balmain, Balmain has its headquarters in Paris and is widely known as a luxury fashion house. Currently operating 16 monobrand stores, Balmain is also responsible for the 5th most expensive leather jacket in the world – the Balmain embroidered leather jacket.
With asymmetric two-way zip-fastening, accented with detailed embroidery and multi-coloured studs, this piece retails for over $7,000.
Enfants Riches Déprimés Studded Biker Jacket
Enfants Riches Déprimés is the creator of the 4th most expensive leather jacket in the world – the ERD studded biker jacket. Made from calfskin, the jacket is accented with a variety of studs and retails for over $7,500 – that’s a lot of online blackjack Canada!
Founded in 2012 by Henri Alexander in order to create a line of French punk streetwear, Enfants Riches Déprimés (or ERD) is an Avant-garde fashion collective inspired by the late 1970s and Japanese Avant-garde.
Mastermind JAPAN Biker Jacket
Founded in 1997 by Masaaki Homma, mastermind JAPAN is a high-end fashion label which combines exceptional quality with their signature skull and crossbones logo.
Every piece is made in Japan, a fact which is proudly displayed on their tags, and mastermind JAPAN is also the creator of the 3rd most expensive leather jacket in the world – the mastermind JAPAN biker jacket which retails for over $12,000.
Hermès Madison Quilted Lambskin Jacket
Founded in 1837 by Thierry Hermès as a harness workshop, Hermès is a French high fashion luxury goods manufacturer specializing in leather, home furnishings, lifestyle accessories, perfumery, jewellery, and ready-to-wear clothing.
Hermès is also the creator of the 2nd most expensive leather jacket in the world – the Hermès Madison quilted lambskin jacket. Made with 100% lambskin and filled with 90% duck down and 10% duck feathers, it retails for over $13,200.
Gucci Studded Leather Biker Jacket
Founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci in Florence, Gucci is an Italian luxury fashion brand and leather goods manufacturer.
Operating almost 300 stores worldwide, Gucci is also responsible for the world’s most expensive leather jacket – the Gucci studded leather biker jacket. Inspired by London’s punk rock scene and accented with a huge variety of studs and chains, this Gucci masterpiece retails for over $18,500!