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Aviator jackets are trending - these are the 8 best to shop right now

Aviator jackets are the style that has stood the test of time

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Sophie Bates
Commerce Writer
Updated: February 13, 2024
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Aviator jackets are a trend that returns every year, combining a laid-back silhouette with a cosy shearling line. Also known as flight jackets, the timeless style was originally created for pilots, but has become a staple fashion piece for winter, and it's no surprise why. 

As they often come in neutral colours such as black and brown, aviator jackets are suitable for styling with just about anything in your wardrobe, while the leather or faux leather design will never go out of style, so it'll make a stylish investment for those in need of a cosy jacket that they can wear for a lifetime. 

Great for both day and night dressing, an aviator jacket can be styled with leather trousers, dresses and maxi skirts for winter, and they can be thrown on over lighter outfits during the transitional seasons, too. An oversized version will work well teamed with a pair of wide-leg jeans and trainers for an effortless look, or you could enhance the silhouette by wearing the outerwear with a fitted maxi dress and heels for a put-together evening ensemble. 

From cosy borg aviator jackets to oversized leather pieces, scroll on to shop the best aviator jackets for women...

How I chose

  • Variety: Whether you're looking for a leather aviator jacket or a shearling aviator jacket, I've selected a range of styles for women.
  • Price: I've selected a variety of price points ranging from affordable to expensive, so there's something to suit every budget. 
  • Trusted brands: While I haven't tried on all of the aviator jackets in the list, all of the brands included are known and loved by myself and the HELLO! team, so they should be of the highest quality. 
  • Availability: Fashion moves fast, but all of the jackets selected in this edit are in stock, in almost every size.
  • Mango Faux Shearling Aviator Jacket

    mango black aviator jacket

    Mango Aviator Jacket

    Sizes: XXS-XXL

    Shipping: £4.50 or free with a £50 spend 

    Returns: Within 30 days

    Available in sizes XXS-XXL, Mango's aviator jacket is made from faux leather with a soft shearling lining and collar. The biker design would look great styled with jeans, cargo trousers or a satin maxi skirt, and the oversized fit makes the jacket great for throwing on for any occasion.  

  • H&M Aviator Jacket

    h and m black aviator jacket

    H&M Aviator Jacket

    Sizes: XS-XL 

    Shipping: £3.99 or free with a £30 spend 

    Returns: Within 28 days

    H&M's aviator jacket features the cosiest shaggy shearling lining, with relaxed dropped shoulders, a diagonal zip and jetted front pockets. Finished with an adjustable tab and metal buckle on the collar, the day-to-night style would look great with a pair of wide-leg trousers and white trainers.

  • Karen Millen Italian Shearling Aviator Jacket

    karen millen black aviator jacket

    Karen Millen Aviator Jacket

    Sizes: 6-16

    Colours: Available in black and cream

    Shipping: £4.99 for standard delivery

    Returns: Within 28 days

    Karen Millen's timeles black aviator jacket features a stylish oversized fit with soft shearling detailing and a silver hardware finish. Perfect for day-to-night dressing, we'd style this with a pair of leather trousers, a cosy knitted jumper and ballet flats for an effortless winter look. The warm jacket is available in sizes 6-16, and it also comes in cream.

  • ASOS Bonded Borg Collar Aviator Jacket

    asos leather look aviator jacket

    ASOS Aviator Jacket

    Sizes: 4-18

    Shipping: £4.50 or free with a £40 spend 

    Returns: Within 28 days

    ASOS's aviator jacket looks so expensive with its smooth faux leather design and chic oversized fit. With its contrasting white borg collar and a belted hem, the staple style can be thrown on over jeans, linen trousers or a denim maxi skirt for an off-duty finish.

  • New Look Leather-Look Borg Trim Crop Aviator Jacket

    new look brown aviator jacket

    New Look Aviator Jacket

    Sizes: 8-22

    Colours: Available in khaki, black and brown

    Shipping: £2.99 or free with a £50 spend 

    Returns: Within 28 days

    New Look's leather-look aviator jacket is perfect for layering during the colder months with its regular fit and warm borg trim. The buckle detailing gives it a biker-style finish that's great for transitioning into evening wear, and we recommend pairing high street style with a ribbed maxi dress and heeled boots for an elevated finish.

  • Whistles Annika Leather Aviator Jacket

    whistles black aviator jacket

    Whistles Leather Aviator Jacket

    Sizes: S-L

    Shipping: £3.95 or free with a £150 spend 

    Returns: Within 28 days

    Whistles' leather aviator jacket is one that you'll buy now and keep for a lifetime. It features a relaxed fit that can be layered with knitwear or styled with dresses for an oversized look, while the shearling lining gives it a cosy feel. Finished with zip detailing, the jacket is a staple that will see you through the seasons.

  • & Other Stories Aviator Jacket

    and other stories aviator jacket

    & Other Stories Aviator Jacket

    Sizes: XS-L 

    Colours: Available in beige and black

    Shipping: Free with a £80 spend 

    Returns: Within 30 days

    & Other Stories is filled with timeless wardrobe staples that you'll want to wear for years to come, and its oversized aviator jacket is definitely a piece worth investing in. It features a relaxed silhouette and duo-slanted pockets, complete with beige faux shearling that will keep you warm on those colder days.

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  • Arket Pile-Lined Leather Jacket

    arket aviator jacket

    Arket Aviator Jacket

    Sizes: 6-16

    Shipping: £5 or free with a £150 spend 

    Returns: Within 30 days

    Everyone needs a trusty leather jacket in their wardrobe, and Arket's wool pile-lined number combines the timeless leather with the cosy borg lining to create this stylish aviator jacket. Cut to an oversized fit with a two-way zip and strap detailing, you'll be reaching for this versatile piece all season.

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