bomber jacket


Definition of bomber jacket

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

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Some of the boys’ bomber jackets and the girls’ dresses and coats were embedded with what looked like beer-bottle tops. Sarah Mower, Vogue, "The Top 10 Shows of London Fashion Week Fall 2019," 20 Feb. 2019 Picking ensembles for the awards show and a party with J Balvin, there is a cornucopia of options on his clothing rack, including a lime green bomber jacket from Prada and a retro Missoni striped suit. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "A Day With Diplo, His Boxers, and That “Dad After Dark” Look," 16 Feb. 2019 Brooklyn's girlfriend, 21-year-old model Hana Cross, wore a denim-on-denim look from Posh's Resort 2019 collection with a crop top, bomber jacket, and a pair of black J'Adoir slingbacks from Christain Dior. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Victoria and David Beckham Look Uber Stylish For a Double Date with son Brooklyn Beckham in New York," 25 Jan. 2019 And while Nick had on a black bomber jacket, Priyanka was wearing a stunning red dress, which Nick couldn’t help but have some fun with in the captions. Dan Barna, Glamour, "Nick Jonas Is Now Using Jonas Brothers Lyrics to Flirt With Priyanka Chopra," 24 Oct. 2018 She was seen exiting the terminal in a bomber jacket, white shirt, and a pleated midi skirt by Misha Nonoo. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Princess Beatrice Takes Uber From LAX After a Flight From London to Los Angeles," 19 Nov. 2018 The bomber jacket is a classic that’ll never go out of style but these Spring 2018 spins on the icon are all about making a statement in the here and now. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "The New Bomber Jacket is Bigger, Bolder, Brighter (and Better Than Ever)," 15 Mar. 2018 The emerging jacket of choice is the classic nylon bomber jacket. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Jacket That's Winning Milan Street Style," 19 Jan. 2016 Planet Hollywood bomber jackets and tees became collectible items in the ’90s. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "A Toast to Planet Hollywood and Its Kitschy, Collectible Merch—In Honor of Koché’s Pre-Fall Show," 11 Dec. 2018

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of bomber jacket

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

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