With a massive subcultural history in tow, the bomber jacket's timeless status is unquestioned. A constant focus of collections spanning the streetwear-luxury scale, the Bomber Jacket is a season-in, season-out staple of the highest order.

Since its repurposed popularity in the '50s, the bomber has been adopted by countless subcultures, from punk to hip hop, and yet still holds strong as one of the most popular casual items available. Almost every label has tried its hand at the bomber jacket and that’s another reason why it remains an essential wardrobe addition. With the MA-1 firmly on the mind, we picked out some of the best around right now.

From iconic pieces by Kapital to classic takes on the style by AAPE and Raf Simons, we're serving up one clear argument for why the bomber jacket might be the most versatile piece in your wardrobe this fall and way beyond.

Scroll for some of the best bomber jackets for men

Axel Arigato Off Court Bomber Jacket

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Off Court Bomber Jacket


Axel Arigato

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As fleece fever still runs high, Axel Arigato flips the script and drops a retro-looking fleece bomber. Not only is it easy to carry around, but the wool material will also keep you cozy.

KENZO Bomber Jacket

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Black Nylon Bomber Jacket



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It's been more than a year since NIGO's arrival at Kenzo, and we’re still in awe. SS23 revolves around a pixelated aesthetic that extends to the preppy looks NIGO introduced for FW22. Opt for this varsity bomber to add some retro energy to your everyday attire.

Sunspel Knit Bomber Jacket

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Knit Bomber Jacket




The bomber jacket silhouette is so versatile that it comes in a range of styles. This wool version from knitwear specialist Sunspel is ideal for layering to see out the rest of a cold winter.

1017 ALYX 9SM Buckle Bomber Jacket

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Buckle Bomber Jacket


1017 ALYX 9SM

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If you are a fan of subtle detailing, 1017 ALYX 9SM has a gem for you. The shiny silver buckle at the front pocket of the all-black garment is the only attraction to catch some sunlight and turn some heads.

AAPE MA1 Bomber Jacket

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Green MA1 Bomber Jacket



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MA-1 jackets have long been a favorite of the streetwear set. The military-style bomber is favored by subcultures and casual wearers alike. This classic iteration epitomizes the versatile strength of the style.

The Frankie Shop Astra Bomber Jacket

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Black Astra Bomber Jacket


The Frankie Shop

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The modern wardrobe relies on its most simple pieces. As such, this oversized bomber belongs in everyone’s closet. This modern classic is a timeless addition.

Kapital Embroidered Bomber Jacket

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Embroidered Bomber Jacket



Buy at Mr Porter

Crafting over-the-top garments is nothing new for Kapital. Each item the Japanese brand creates is a work of art, and this turquoise velvet bomber is no exception. As out there as it is, this jacket will steal the spotlight wherever you wear it.

visvim Shearling Bomber Jacket

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Leather Shearling Bomber Jacket



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The mix of leather and shearling is the ideal combo to overcome breezy days. Known for its premium craftsmanship, Visvim creates a beige bomber with multiple compartments and unique detailing to elevate any outfit.

Raf Simons Recycled-Shell Bomber Jacket

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Recycled-Shell Bomber Jacket


Raf Simons

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Granted — black bomber jackets are a number one staple, Raf Simons comes to spice your collection up a notch. If you’re a hard -believer that the baggier the fit the better, then this bomber is for you.

Whim Golf Club Bomber Jacket

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Blue Club Bomber Jacket


Whim Golf

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We all need a transitional jacket to grab and go. Whim Golf keeps things simple yet classy with this refined bomber jacket in a smoky blue color. You can dress this timeless piece up or down with ease.

OBEY Runaway Bomber Jacket

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Runaway Bomber Jacket



Buy at Urban Outfitters

OBEY’s aesthetic has always been upheld by a bold graphic angle. Keeping its classic bomber silhouette, the cow embroidery at the back adds some fun to this go-to outerwear choice.

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