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Share At the Academy Awards, women in gowns is standard, and 's affair brought more of the same. Cate glowed in ice blue. Alicia in bright yellow. Charlize in red. But one woman dared to be different.
Share At the Academy Awards, women in gowns is standard, and 's affair brought more of the same.
Cate glowed in ice blue. Alicia in bright yellow.
Charlize in red. But one woman dared to be different. One woman dared to be wild.
Costume deer Jenny Beavan showed up to the formal affair in a black leather jacketcomplete with a skull and flames bedazzled on the back. A Vine was born that has been viewed more than 50 million times. Apparently, these older dudes were not impressed.
Leather jackets are a regular feature in women's closets now. But think back in history, and images of a swoon-worthy Marlon Brando or James Dean probably pop into your head.
Since the s, along with blue jeans, leather jackets were synonyms with rebellion, danger, delinquency and, most importantly, dudes. So what about the women? Well, that's where it gets complicated. A young pilot in New York in the s and pilots in France in Getty Images Before we get to the amazing stuff about women, we have to run through men, masculinity and what the two have to do with the creation of the leather jacket.
At the time, they were styled in a more "bomber jacket" silhouette, with big, round arms and a thick collar.
As the years ticked on, a new leather jacket shape rose in popularity, thanks to Harley-Davidson. Ssxy, we know. Until the end of the s, the leather jacket was still most often associated with the military, with the U. Once the war was over, however, things started to get really interesting. A jacket inspired by Davidson's first de for women, and the first ad for it from Harley-Davidson Museum Although Harley-Davidson had been recognizing women participating in the pastime of motorcycling sinceit took the company quite a while to create some lady-friendly outerwear.
According to the Harley-Davidson Museum, a leather jacket fit for a queen finally came in the Accessories Catalog, k it was called the "Ladies Companion Jacket. From the original catalog : "Fashioned along the same smart lines of the men's jacket but tailored to make the jacket definitely feminine. Tumblr For the woman who dared to wear a leather jacket in this era, she basically had to be a badass.
Look no further than Sandy in Grease, post-makeover.
But you know who was actually cooler? All those teenage girls that looked at those greasy-haired goons and knew that they could look even better. Following the wave of s biker filmsyoung women couldn't help but be inspired themselves. Also helping was the British "mod" subculture.
One of the real pillars of the new mod fashion era was rejecting existing sartorial ideas of how girls biler boys should dress. From the looks of it, some of these young people were even trying to emulate Brando from head-to-toe but instead of motorcycles, they got Vespas — it was England, after all. Lita Ford, Joan Jett and Debbie Harry in Getty Images In the s, leather jackets were most commonly seen on the backs of men like Fonzie or members of the Hells Angels, who were varying degrees of cool and hugely dangerous.
But when women wore leather jackets, the subversive nature of them proudly wearing this tough guy look was seen as sexy.
And we can't really argue with that. Madonna in and a group of young punks in s Munich Getty Images But in the s, the jacket went from merely ifying "sexy" or "badass" to being a staple for anyone and every woman, from a pop star to a Sexu songstress to a punk.
The jacket couldn't define the woman, but the woman could definitely define the jacket. In the image above, Madonna is prepping for her music video for "Papa Don't Preach," and even before, earlier in the decade, powerful women in music like Tina Turner had started favoring the leather jacket as well. This era also saw the rise of hardcore punk, which had girls and guys across the pond tearing their jeans and sliding safety pins into their leather jackets and cheeks.
Similar to the mod era, punks were interested in merely expressing themselves sartorially without really caring about gender. For girls, that meant Dr.
Martens boots, huge jeans and leather jackets — similar to the boys. Salt 'n Pepa on the set of 'Blossom' inand Elizabeth Taylor on 'The Tonight Show' in Getty Images Feel free to blame Madonna, but by the time the s rolled around, leather wasn't so edgy or rebellious. Instead, l was everywhere — in music videospopular TV programminglate-night talk showsmovies and more.
On men, leather jackets usually ified either being a comedian on Saturday Night Live, a metalhead or a niker fuccboi. We're looking at you, James on Twin Peaks. But on women, rather than defining them in any way, the jacket was just another item of clothing that they could wear without much of a stir. You could basically pick one up at your local department store.
In a sense, it lost a bit of its power. However, there were women during this era that made the leather jacket they wore quite iconic. Giphy s: Fashion partially neuters the leather jacket blker its edge. Models walk in Jean Paul Gaultier's Spring show Getty Images Since the s, part of the allure of leather jackets was that they begged to be roughed sw and lived in, as the symbol of a life lived on the edge. But by the s, high-end fashion deers like Jean Paul Gaultier and Gucci were starting to make leather jackets something they never were before: precious.
Once deers got wind of the look, part of the jacket's grunginess, edge and originality was basically lost forever. Women were forced to either buy into the deer fad or ferociously scan thrift stores for an authentically lived-in jacket of their own. Apparent in the outrage and saq of Beavan's Oscar night look, there are still ways to make the leather jacket edgy again — and cause a stir while doing so.
Given the years and years of men being largely associated with black leather jackets, it's no wonder women came and made their own distinctly outspoken mark on this staple.
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