There are a lot of options out there — and many of them are questionable.
Sorting the wheat from the chaff takes time and care, and generally those remaining good options won't be cheap.
Is it worth the bother?
For a man who's ready to make a serious investment, and who wants a strong style statement that'll stay in his wardrobe for decades, the answer is a definite yes.
Leather Jackets: Why Own One?
A good leather jacket is an expensive buy — anywhere from $100-$300 if you score a great deal, all the way up into the thousands if you pay full retail for a well-known brand.
Given that they're not as dressy as a basic dark wool overcoat, and harder to match, why would anyone make the investment?