Drop It Like It’s Hot: 9 Brands Doing Badass Bomber Jackets

Ipsita posted on 10th December

Ten-Second Takeaway

The word badass instantly pops into your head the moment you think of bomber jackets—more so when done in leather or like the ones we’ve seen the jocks strut around in so many clichéd Hollywood movies.

Well, we’re done day-dreaming and are getting down to business, ‘cos a girl needs some bomber jackets in her wardrobe and she needs ‘em now. That ain’t gonna happen while we sit and fantasize. Are you with us?

Kinche

An indie label started by designer Payal Jaggi, Kinche take Kantha stitchwork to a different level in everything they do. Their bomber jackets are truly one-of-a-kind—great if you’re looking to add a statement piece to your winter wardrobe.

Where: Shop online here

Price: Starting at INR 8,500

AJIO

If you’ve watched high-school based Hollywood movies, there’s no way you could’ve missed the varsity jackets worn by the jocks and their girlfriends. Ajio’s got some satin variants of these cool jackets in case you want to jock up a girly outift.

Where: Shop online here

Price: INR 1,750

ASOS

Where do we even start with ASOS? Is there anything they can’t do?

We’re diggin’ their collection of oversized athleisure bombers, sequined bombers, and quilted bombers. Some of our favourites: This floral jacquard one, this Converse monochrome one, this green fleece one, and this black embroidered one.

Where: Shop online here

Price: Starting at INR 2,000 {approx.}

H&M

If you’re looking for some great solid-coloured bomber jackets, H&M is the place to go. Even their knee-length bombers are pretty kickass.

Check out their bomber jackets here.

Where: For a complete list of H&M stores, click here.

Price: INR 2,299

Mango

We know anyone hardly goes to Mango these days, but their collection of bomber jackets is seriously the bomb. Velvet, ribbed edge, printed, embroidered, contrast trims, satin, faux leather—they have it ALL and they’re all stellar!

Where: Shop online here. {Keep scrolling—the bombers are mixed with the other types of jackets}

Price: Starting at INR 2,990

NorBlackNorWhite

You’ll need to splurge a little if you go for one of NorBlackNorWhite’s bomber jackets, ‘cos these beauties don’t come cheap. But also considering the fact that there’s perhaps no other place that does vibrant clamp-dyed and ikat bomber jackets {some of which are reversible}, these might be worth an investment.

Where: Shop online here

Price: Starting at INR 8,000 {approx.}

Jabong

Jabong’s got a surprisingly stellar collection of bomber jackets. Check out the jackets by NEXT and Dorothy Perkins in particular and you’ll find stunning embroidered and blush toned bombers as well as some real badass ones.

Where: Shop online here

Price: Starting at INR 959

Nasty Gal

Their collection of bomber jackets instantly reminded of the uber-cool jackets worn by hip-hop artists dancing away in their music videos and why would we not want to get a piece of that? Check out their patchwork and metallic ones, plus the animal ones if you’re the daring sorts. They’ve even got Fenty Puma cropped bombers by Rihanna!

Where: Shop online here

Price: Starting at INR 4,500 {approx.}

Safomasi

Constructed from high quality cotton linen, Safomasi’s range of bomber jackets are for the hipster cool kids out there. While they only have about five unisex bombers in store, each of them is fierce, mostly due to the tiger safari related prints on them. You’ll find langurs, spotted deers, elephants, and the likes on these jackets. Delightful!

Where: Shop online here.

Price: INR 6,500