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Text Comments (188)
moin moin (30 days ago)
don't buy this shit...
Good Day Mate (1 month ago)
What's the name of the cafe racer leather jacket that has a bit of a longer part that dips lower at the back bottom?
You crazy
andrea inzaghi (2 months ago)
fake leather jacket''?? sorry, I put a dis-like because a serious channel should never recommend a synthetic leather jacket by ZARA. I am going to un-subsribe
Dah Butter Asian (2 months ago)
You must be either 4 foot or he’s must be 7 foot...
Happy KanomKrox (3 months ago)
i am not a fan of a leather jacket.
Michel POHL (3 months ago)
Adding the music was a good idea but the volume is a little bit too loud here ^^' Very interesting video as always! Thanks Ashley!
jason freese (4 months ago)
The only thing you need to know about leather jackets is "Aero Leather" of Scotland. You're welcome.
wilsjane (2 months ago)
+jason freese. Aero leathers are awesome. I wore my horsehide jeans when we were putting out a grass fire and despite being bombarded with sparks and burning embers for more than an hour, they were not damaged. At one point, I had to run through knee high flames. Have you ever worn your Aero leathers for rough wear.?
Hood Saint (4 months ago)
there's is kind of ugly low key
Noa Baak (5 months ago)
Allsaints and Zara? You haven’t met a real man. How about Schotts and SL?! :)
DR JAY (6 months ago)
Try jeans and pull over shirt with black boots much better
DR JAY (6 months ago)
Sorry Ashley but your taste in men's dress in leather jacket is off
Davidson (7 months ago)
For some reason I never know what shoes to wear with my leather jacket. Whenever I wear some type of leather shoe, I feel like it's leather overkill. No?
Björn Follin (7 months ago)
I think you should have recommended a real moto leather jacket besides the Zara one.
theLastQuerty (7 months ago)
I don't mean to offend you but I personally find your fashion advice bland. Yeah, this might be great advice for a 40 year old man but for a young guy, a dress shirt, trousers, and dress shoes is boring. We want to have more of a rugged look which will set us apart from the same old same old you see everyday. And im not super trendy either, I like classic style, but you can only wear so much business casual.
Fierce Krypton (8 months ago)
This video is trash.
J. (8 months ago)
If you've got the dosh, try Lewis Leathers. It's a London boutique that's been selling motorcycle leathers since way-back-when.
shishan81 (9 months ago)
What's that brown jacket from the thumbnail?
T Dawg (9 months ago)
Looks like his mommy dressed him
Tobias Kolbjørnsen (10 months ago)
Do you still approve of this Zara-jacket look, Ashley?
Hola Mamacita (10 months ago)
Stopped listening when she said that biker jackets aren't the best
Zachary Wheeler (10 months ago)
Biker jacket paired with white shirt, trousers, and tie is a very confusing outfit. It's like Phil from accounting all of sudden is trying to look badass simply by wearing a leather biker jacket. Biker jackets should be worn casually. Well fitting jeans paired with boots and well fitting T-shirt or henley. That's all you need.
Björn Follin (7 months ago)
If he skipped the tie and switched to a button down shirt it would look fine.
Karthik Pullela (11 months ago)
I'm surprised that none found the background music too loud! Did any of you?
Alex R (11 months ago)
Tie is too fat
Rob Garcia (1 year ago)
loving the make-up and hair in this vid
Mathew Kiritsis (1 year ago)
i like the bomber jacket
willie peppers (1 year ago)
I do not put fake animal hide on my bidy..no thanks
Phillip Abreu (1 year ago)
I was listening to the advice until he had a shirt tucked in without a belt
Marian Kotúč (1 year ago)
Recently I found a great, nicely fitting jacket but I couldn't quite decide whether to go for grayish brown or black version. Then came the lady's quote: "You'll look sharp but not like you're trying too hard". This! That's all I needed to hear.
c0uchsl0uch (1 year ago)
I prefer the punk/metalhead jacket
Asasdujaman Sagor (1 year ago)
they've just single handedly ruin the fame of leather jacket lol
calendil (1 year ago)
A person who is modelling for a jacket shouldn't push his shoulders back stick out his chest. This puts the focus on tie and the shirt. Hence the bad comments below about the tie being awkward. When he is showcasing a jacket, especially a leather jacket, he should push his shoulders in front, close the gap between two sides of the jacket and stress shoulders/arms.
Z Chowdhury (1 year ago)
What kinda d*****bag wears a tie with a jacket.....
Marian Kotúč (1 year ago)
...corporate style biker, maybe? :D
Anup Joshi (1 year ago)
Can you tell us more about synthetic leather stuff, like jackets, boots, watch straps etc. I am a vegan and I love it whenever I find an opportunity to buy good stuff not sourced from animals.
More Bacon (1 year ago)
She should stop advicing men to dress like dorks. Leather with white dress shirt, tie and dress shoes ..... IS SHE DRUNK?
theagent3 (1 year ago)
Biker jackets are hard to carry off unless the motorbike is nearby. Bombers jacket however does not required to be by the airfield to pass it off, or you could be a retired airmen. USAF.
willis Balinda (1 year ago)
Great content!
Soo COOL (1 year ago)
The first jacket tops the rest.
Noah Itman (1 year ago)
All Saints has a blazer style one called the "survey" that I'm considering. Since you mentioned biker, bomber and racer style I'm curious if you have thoughts on that one?
robert shepherd (1 year ago)
them leather jackets came from dx which turned out to be a charade at wrestlemania 15 originally i like sting wearing them trench coats when he was part of the wolfpack on nitro in the summer of 1998 cause of global wrestling federation on espn classic that's still on just cable
Andrew Frongello (1 year ago)
Absolutely love you in the hightlights. :-)
Jonathan Moore (1 year ago)
hey Ashley, what brand is the brown belt?
Ping Pong isara (1 year ago)
Yes , leather Jacket is cool . your model got a long neck
'afif Salim (1 year ago)
Ive owned that zara dyed synthetic jacket, it crumbles after one year.
Thistlebug (1 year ago)
This is too funny, its like looking at old yearbook photos but in video format. Keep up the good work i love the new videos!
Björn (1 year ago)
Never wear a tie without a suit! absolutely nogo
KrisisTV (7 months ago)
Shoul´ve used a slim tie and a shorter model and it would look amazing
Caleb Gallegos (1 year ago)
Sweaters, stand alone vest/waistcoast, blazers, sport coats... all not suits
Puria Firouz (1 year ago)
i know it's a little bit late for reply , but you can wear a tie with sweaters too p.s : i'm agree it looks horrible with leather jacket in this video
Krishan Bhattacharya (1 year ago)
what is the first style called? did she say motocross?
Ben Mak (11 months ago)
cafe racer
Mo Khan (1 year ago)
Who wears a tie on a date?
Sosic (3 months ago)
American psycho grade serial killers
john smith (9 months ago)
No one sane, I think
willie peppers (1 year ago)
Mo Khan irs employee
calendil (1 year ago)
Depends on the situation, if you are a sales guy or a some person who works in a business casual environment you can approach from that angle when you are on a date, and to stress it you may mention that you are coming directly from an important meeting and also talk about it in the dinner date (preferably in a classy restaurant) this is a good demonstration of classiness. You may find it cool or stupid but the point is, some women dig it. Granted you should wear a sports jacket or a blazer with it, not a leather jacket.
Emmanuel Lim (1 year ago)
Ashley how would you think a leather jacket should fit ?
kongmw (1 year ago)
Just got an Allsaints jacket this Christmas, love it.
Gaelen Smith (1 year ago)
Ya broke my heart with the biker jacket hate! Get yourself a schott perfecto and wear it with everything. Impossible to look bad in, and there's a reason its what comes to mind when you hear "leather jacket"! forever timeless and sexy. Since I got mine last year, I haven't taken it off! Make Marlon Brando happy and give it a chance! :,,,,) still love your videos. :*
Hood Saint (4 months ago)
i think wearing it all the time makes it seem like you can't afford another jacket lol
HeroicBrutality (1 year ago)
I bought a frock coat made from pleather and wool recently and I love it. It's got a biker like feel to it and probably one of the most "tough guy" looking coat I've ever got.
JediMastaG _ (1 year ago)
+AshleyWeston what type of shoes did the gentleman in the moto jacket have on?
Marwan Alkhattabi (1 year ago)
I love the looks of the bomber jacket, any budget friendly options? Unlike your other essential items articles this one doesn't have budget friendly options
Connor Williams (1 year ago)
I'm having trouble finding that brown Zara "Dyed" jacket. Anyone have a link to it or one similar? Looking for one like the one in the thumbnail or like that Zara one at 2:35. Thanks!!
Michael Johnson (10 months ago)
Connor Williams did you ever find it?
Fop and Fit (1 year ago)
I like the biker leather jackets when they dont have everything chromed out ! thank you for the video!
Antwan1398 (2 years ago)
I got my jacket on a double sale it went from 125 to 44 dollars what a steal
Anubhav Sharma (2 years ago)
can i wear brown shoes with black biker jacket?
Anubhav Sharma (2 years ago)
okay and thanks for advising me. you are doing amazing work...please do videos related to different vogues also...
Patrick Isles (2 years ago)
I bought my motorcycle leather jacket off of ebay for less than 100 and I absolutely love it. Bought it when I was heavily involved in the punk scene and I won't ever give it up.
Dayaan Tabassum (2 years ago)
Hi, I'm trying to find the name of a specific leather jacket. Could you please help? Look up Vito scaletta leather jacket
maxxc4thewin (2 years ago)
Ashley, Can I wear my black cap-toe oxfords and black belt, with my brown leather jacket?
maxxc4thewin (2 years ago)
+maxxc4thewin Also, do you have any experience with the jacket featured in the thumbnail? I found the individual who made the one shown, and was curious if it was actually worth the money.
maxxc4thewin (2 years ago)
+Ashley Weston Thank you!
the antman (2 years ago)
No i am not! Is there no way i can view this video? Plz help
the antman (2 years ago)
Hi Ashley i somehow cant view this video as it says'This video is not available' will you please check once! Tanx!
Davidoestuff (2 years ago)
Don't know anything about this channel but your male model seems very awkward with his poses which throws off the whole outfit you're trying to promote. Some nice tips otherwise!
michael meza (2 years ago)
would u recommend wearing a leather jacket everyday?
johnny theft (1 year ago)
Ashley Weston i wear mine everyday
Ali smart (2 years ago)
+Ashley Weston why the video isn't available anymore?
michael meza (2 years ago)
+Ashley Weston lol yeah your right
Freddy De La Torre (2 years ago)
Never liked the bomber jacket
Nico Herrera (5 months ago)
Freddy De La Torre not in leather🤢
Freddy De La Torre (2 years ago)
Yeah own 2, totally worth buying a good leather jacket, can last forever.
DL (2 years ago)
super helpful. I actually thought black leather was out of style. It's been heartening to hear from a couple of sources that it assuredly is not. I found a second hand designer black motocross very reasonably, just needed the sleeves shortened which my tailor did. I do ride motorcycles, so it seemed an honest choice. I did not realize how 'formal' these could be rocked. Very helpful vid Ashley thank you.
Amien Phillips (2 years ago)
Your hair looks great here
Daniel (2 years ago)
That's an interesting shirt you're wearing. Kinda dig it. Hair looking fantastic too!
Spaguetti Monster (2 years ago)
What if Im going on a date with a girl?
Michael McGinley (2 years ago)
lol the profile picture
Please No (2 years ago)
what an edgy profile picture
Matt Holton (2 years ago)
Where are those wool trousers from?
Jef Costello (2 years ago)
I was thinking about buying a leather racing jacket(http://shop.rogue.us.com/moto-cafe-racer.html) because of its ability to be dressed up more than the other ones kinds that I've seen. Do you think the paneling on the shoulders and back of the one in the link make it more difficult to wear it formally?
Andybiotic (2 years ago)
"It's synthetic leather but I promise you won't notice the difference." lol
Kirk Veesaert (3 days ago)
Yes ! "Here comes that guy with his rubber jacket" like Henry Royce the rolls Royce guy said " the quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten" 🤓
Figo Apps (6 days ago)
Don't be sympathetic to synthetic
boo hoo (2 months ago)
Yeah, based on that line, the entire video is a piece of garbage.
andrea inzaghi (2 months ago)
I have unsuscribed, he lost credibility to me
andrea inzaghi (2 months ago)
so sad, read my comment above. i have un subscribed.
Theo Petsagas (2 years ago)
are those square toed?
PacificRimNZ (2 years ago)
I picked up a brown leather jacket from a vintage clothing store a few years back. It's one of my favourite pieces of clothing that I own. I actually like it when winter comes around so that I can wear it.
Urias Jimenez (2 years ago)
Something is different with Ashley. She seemed a bit more serious/mature than her other laid back and playful videos. Her makeup looks great! All this was meant to be a positive comment...
Urias Jimenez (2 years ago)
Lol, no, it's not horrible. Even given tha it was your first video, it is very good. It just caught me off guard when a suddenly saw a formal/serious Ashley. Nothing wrong with it, it was actually good to see that side too :) Thanks for all the advice.
Kreso Marin (2 years ago)
loose the tie you are going on a date!
TheSaneWarboy (2 years ago)
This girl has taste , man. Nice!
Gavin Pais (1 year ago)
Fully agree... http://www.ebay.com/usr/tinker00
Việt Phạm (2 years ago)
$250 because it is made by real leather.
jeremydizon (2 years ago)
hence the $250 price. Topman, much like H&M, arent known to make a lot of leather jackets and when they do they are in these $250-$300 price range which is cheap for a real leather material so with that they sacrifice a bit of quality in the construction and quality of leather. But go up higher in the $400-$500 range and you can get excellent leather jackets from Massimo Dutti.
D N (2 years ago)
but the third jacket looks like a 40 dollar jacket and not a fucken 250 dollar jacket jeezus
bostoncelticspride5 (2 years ago)
Hey Ashely, All saints has recently discontinued their griffin jacket. Now, I've contacted them and told them it's popular and should bring it back. And they told me they give fan feed back to their production company. So I was wondering if you could contact all saints and let them know. Maybe someone with as much pull as you can help bring that awesome style of jacket back so me and many others can buy one! :)
Will Chou (2 years ago)
Thank you Ashley . You are beautiful and smart
XX (2 years ago)
Love allsaints, I have 2 leather jackets from them!
Cameron Docter (2 years ago)
Anyone know what jacket is in the thumbnail?
rdd25 (10 months ago)
Cameron Docter I know right! Ashley please!!
Fintan (2 years ago)
I am a very casual dresser, and I like to layer clothing. Do you think a leather jacket with a hoodie is a good look? They make those fake ones(where its not an actual hoodie, and is connected to the jacket), so obviously there's some popularity to it. Just curious what your opinion on it was, and maybe what type of leather jacket or other jackets you think go well on top of a hoodie. Thanks, and great job on the video =)
Caleb Alfaro (2 years ago)
I like the motorcross jacket. But holy Crap that bomber jacket has always been my Fav. I just love it! To bad I cant find one like that where am at. Well I guess If I go to other towns I will eventually find it. But its almost mission impossible at this point. sigh
Gavin Pais (1 year ago)
We can make Jackets as per your size requirements. Visit our store... http://www.ebay.com/usr/tinker00
Völundr Frey (2 years ago)
check the web, many sites (at least in my country) allow you to send it back if it doesn't fit you/you don't like it. Some even pay for the return. But google first so you know other people have done it without any hassel.
Kaelowyn (2 years ago)
Personaly, i find synthetic leather a lot harder to wear because it tends to get a lot hotter than real leather. (I own a synthetic leather jacket and a motorcycle leather jacket)
giro227 (2 years ago)
what are you for real? there is a difference between a fake and a real, the fake one will loose the color and start getting ugly, while a high quality real leather jacket with the right treatment can last for many years,
camaro Carl (2 years ago)
Fake leather!???
andrea inzaghi (2 months ago)
exactly, l have un-subscribed
Gavin Pais (1 year ago)
Check us out. We source Full Grain Leather materials combined with the best craftsmanship. http://www.ebay.com/usr/tinker00
I'd recommend getting one if you dont wanna dig too deep in the piggybank. Fake leather is cheap and a good op if you're shopping on a budget but the downside is it doesn't look nearly as good as real leather and it won't age well like real leather, it'll only really last you a year or two before falling apart. A good real leather jacket will last a lifetime if you look after it. But it's your call mate
James Berryhill (2 years ago)
Freddie king! great song choice!
Pablo Tharpalo (1 year ago)
James Berryhill Do you happen to know the song name?
Miguel Sanchez (2 years ago)
yeah that  background music was too loud and annoying I can barely heard what you  where saying
Chino's Corner (2 years ago)
Nice jackets wrong model
Mar Fernanda (3 months ago)
Chino's Corner the most horrible pleople in the world is the chinese people,
Chino's Corner (2 years ago)
Good job! :P
Concelhaut (2 years ago)
+Chino's Corner To be honest, im wearing a leather jacket just to become a bad boy lol.
Chino's Corner (2 years ago)
His face doesn't match leather jacket. Leather jackets look better on bad boys!
bushkey (2 years ago)
Ashley, Please help me find the Brown Leather Jacket on your Page Titled "The Leather Jacket. It's the Dark Brown Moto Jacket the guy is wearing while looking at his watch. THanks a ton!!
naumovskimm (2 years ago)
+bushkey That one is from an older collection of Massimo Dutti.
Kapil Mistry (2 years ago)
+bushkey Hi, I hope you still for one. This one is 100% original lambskin jacket, GYPSY XXI Classic 1A - http://www.amazon.com/GYPSY-XXI-Classic-1A-Leather/dp/B01A6QS67G/ref=sr_1_sc_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1454596036&sr=8-2-spell&keywords=gypsyxxi and there are more. Thanks
bushkey (2 years ago)
+Cody Earp Thanks man!
Cody Earp (2 years ago)
+bushkey While not an exact match, you may like https://www.schottnyc.com/products/waxed-black-natural-pebbled-cowhide.htm?color=2&catID=5 Pricey, but their quality can't be beat. Good luck with your jacket!
MMID303 (3 years ago)
Best leather jacket is a 1930s style halfbelt imo. I've got a custom made Lost Worlds horsehide halfbelt. Made in USA. The jacket can stand up by itself!
HeWhoAsks (3 years ago)
Hi Ashley! What style of jacket is that at 0:21? Looking for just that style.
wmeoki (3 years ago)
Ashley, good info. thanks. You are gorgeous... by the way.
Josh Weston13 (3 years ago)
Same last name whoooo
Josh Weston13 (3 years ago)
+Ashley Weston jealous people? 😂 nice vid btw helped meh
Matthieu Cramers (3 years ago)
Could you pair a black motocross jacket with navy, brown or pastel green trousers? It works great with grey, brick and beige but I am not sure about the other colours I mentioned. Also how about brown shoes with a black leather jacket? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you
Matthieu Cramers (3 years ago)
+Ashley Weston Thank you for the thorough reply
Michael Wozniak (3 years ago)
If I saw a jackass dressed like that with a leather jacket on id punch him square in his noggin. He looks like he belongs behind a cubical.
Sosic (3 months ago)
i thought the biker jacket looked best. But yeah they got the lowest T scoring buzzfeed employee to model this shit. dude probably listens to coldplay and watches superhero movies. fuckin hell
Tommy Nguyen (8 months ago)
i wouldn't go as far as assault but id judge the hell out of him lol..
Zachary Wheeler (10 months ago)
Yeah, I'm sure you would, wouldn't cha tough guy?
james64ibm (1 year ago)
You should be at least as manly as the clothes you are wearing. These slim-fit (fake) leather jackets sort of work on him, but even the fashionized biker jacket is too much.
nafism6969 (3 years ago)
these jackets look super childish and immature.  im sorry but they do. 
Milford Cubicle (2 years ago)
+nafism6969 no. just no. leather blazers are just horrible.
TheStyleStop (3 years ago)
What a nice little vid :)
But you only look like a bad ass in the motorcycle jacket.
NekoKingGodzilla (3 years ago)
The biker jacket is not a good price why buy a wanna be one if you could get a real double rider jacket for around 100

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