The Narrows Long Bomber Jacket
The Narrows bring the military staple into 2015 with a lightweight, elongated jersey fabric piece. One that will work particularly well for the taller Snobs out there.Buy At Urban Outfitters ($69)
FILA Vintage Jacket
FILA harks back to the golden age of sportswear with their signature track jacket. We'd complete the throwback look with washed denim and classic sneakers for a '90s throwback vibe.Buy At FILA ($70)
Topman Neoprene Panel Bomber
A lightweight piece for throwing on when you want to keep it basic with a tee and jeans, Topman's bomber mixes a knitted body with a tonal Neoprene front insert.Buy At Topman ($75)
ZARA Metallic Bomber Jacket
ZARA offer up a liquid chrome-hued bomber for the more adventurous wearer out there. Tame it with a black and white outfit, to avoid looking like an extra from an '80s sci-fi B-movie.Buy At ZARA ($39.99)
size? Basics Bomber Jacket
The UK retailer comes through with a timeless bit of steez via this nylon bomber available in navy and burgundy. A bit light for the current season, either colorway will set you right during those cool summer evenings.Buy At size? ($68)
Alpha Industries Slim Fit MA-1
Alpha Industries have been making authentic replica U.S. military gear for decades - this slimmed down MA-1 brings the jacket up to date, but still keeps the boxy silhouette and iconic sleeve pocket intact.Buy At Amazon (from $83.99)
Our Affordable Alternatives series aims to bring our readers reasonably-priced versions of normally high-priced fashion items, saving you money in your ongoing pursuit of style, so this week we’re highlighting a selection of men’s bomber jackets in a variety of styles, fabrics and colorways, all on the right side of $100.
A menswear icon that traces its roots back to the gear worn by military aircraft pilots, the humble bomber jacket has become one of the most popular streetwear staples thanks to its easy wearability and simply cut silhouette. Designer versions often tweak the bomber with unusual fabrics and finishes or exaggerated silhouettes – at a price, of course.
Check out the pieces above and head over to our Affordable Alternatives series for more reasonably-priced high fashion pieces – including classically-styled watches, genuine leather jackets, elongated tees, all-black sneakers and selvedge denim, amongst others.