bomber jacket


Definition of bomber jacket 

: a zippered usually leather jacket with front pockets and knitted cuffs and waistband

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The Phluid Project has a section dedicated to boxy Champion sweatshirts, basketball shorts ($58) and WeSC bomber jackets. New York Times, "Breaking the Binary," 11 July 2018 In 2018, white jeans are right up there with Chelsea boots and bomber jackets as closet staples every stylish man should own. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "3 Ways to Wear White Jeans This Summer," 26 May 2018 The rest wore some combination of Nike sneakers, Timberland boots, hoodies, cargo pants, beanies, and bomber jackets. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "The Super Bowl Halftime Show Tried to Mirror Fashion in 2018," 5 Feb. 2018 Kardashian, 34, and Thompson, 27, kept their looks casual for the night, with the reality star rocking a bomber jacket with grey leggings and heeled booties. Jodi Guglielmi,, "Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson Share Sweet Kiss After Date Night in Malibu," 10 July 2018 Sister Venus Williams also wore a black Serena Williams design, including a bomber jacket with shiny silver sleeves. Zachary Schwartz, Vogue, "Serena Williams Is Celebrated On and Off the Court at the Premiere of Being Serena," 26 Apr. 2018 In the first one, Hill wears a trendy bomber jacket and Palace flat-brimmed hat. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "What If Jonah Hill Was One of Us?," 2 July 2018 Then there is an 8-edition capsule of 10 ready-to-wear bomber jackets, also in sequins, based on a series of Andy Warhol re-iterations of advertising that is also on show at the gallery. Luke Leitch, Vogue, "Skirts of Art: Farah Khan’s Go on Show at London’s Halcyon Gallery," 28 June 2018 Or did the fundamental coolness of bomber jackets compel Kanye West to wear one? Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Why Does Kanye West Dress Like a Construction Worker?," 27 Mar. 2018

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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: a short jacket that is made of leather and fits closely around the waist

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