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3 Ways that a leather jacket can elevate a casual-wear wardrobe

Sponsored by Very.

Want to take a dull weekend wardrobe from casual to chic in an instant? We've got just the thing: Closer's Fashion Stylist Matilda Stanley has been challenged by Very to show you how a simple leather biker jacket can take your wardrobe from drab to fab in seconds, below. Plus, don't forget to watch our interative video to shop the key items you need to wear with a leather jacket...

Let It Flow

Leather biker jacket, Maxi dress, all from Very.

For a look that's perfect for lunch with the in-laws, Matilda recommends wearing a long, comfy maxi dress. For the new season, opt for prints that incorporate autumnal colours, like mustard, grey, and burnt orange.

Then, slip a biker jacket over the top, and step into some metallic boots. Et voilà, weekend lunch ensemble, nailed!

Rock 'N' Roll

Leather biker jacket, Jeans, Embellished trainers, all from Very.

Update your off-duty wardrobe with the help of the effortlessly cool biker jacket. Marry it with everyday ripped jeans, a slogan tee and slip-on pumps and you'll be ready to conquer whatever comes your way during the day - including the dreaded school run!

Check Mate

Leather biker jacket, Check blouse, Black jeans, Clutch bag, all from Very.

Meet your styling match by throwing a leather biker over a bold checked shirt. Pair with slick black jeans and a glitzy clutch bag for a look that's ideal for drinks with friends. After all, you deserve that night off!

Missed the video of Matilda unboxing her leather jacket? Watch it below!

Shop the entire V by Very collection here.

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