Style in Flight: Amelia Earhart-Inspired Fashion

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Ysolt Usigan on Oct 15, 2009 at 2:39PM

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Bomber Jackets

a Ysolt Usigan on Oct 15, 2009 at 2:39PM

Amelia Earhart might be best known for having been the first woman to make a solo transatlantic flight in 1932 as depicted in the new movie Amelia (in theaters October 23), but her contribution to fashion does not go unrecognized. She took risks in both her love of flying and dressing. And although her disappearance still remains a mystery, her style legacy lives on. For one, bomber jackets—from leather to pleather—still grace edgy wardrobes today.

Pictured from top: Fur Collar Leatherette Bomber Jacket ($68 at ArdenB.com) and Leather Bomber Jacket ($260 at Topshop.com)

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