Imagine owning a wardrobe of leather jackets. Evidently they’re a closet essential, as I recently discovered from a work wear panel and an article about Sally Krawcheck. Unfortunately, I’ve only been able to find two options from bust-friendly retailers: last year’s still-available quilted jacket from Pepperberry, and the “ultimate” jacket in Bordeaux from Saint Bustier.

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There’s also Leah’s favorite fall clothing item out of her entire wardrobe, this leather biker jacket from Wilson’s Leather.

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Since we don’t have a lot of real leather options, I’ve started looking at faux leather. My search just began last Thursday on a mall scouting trip, so I share only one busty faux leather jacket with you today, this cable-knit textured faux-leather jacket from NY & Co. http://mmma.org.uk/leeds-met-awards-businessman-mark-ridgway-obe-an-honorary-degree/ The vertical seams down the front, plus the knit side panels kept the size L from giving me a smashed-boobs look when zipped. They also kept it from giving me a boxy shape–the garment followed the curves of my waist and back.

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Fascinatingly, I just tried the NY&Co “Your True Size” calculator, and it also put me in a size L after asking me for my height, weight, size in another brand, AND orlistat 120 mg buy online without rx my bra band and cup size (including options below a 32 and above an American G!). I would love to hear your own results if you try jackets from this brand.

At the same panel, I learned that purchase Tastylia online without prescription bombers are big this season , especially in luxe fabrics for fall and winter, and they can even replace your classic cardigan. I wasn’t very excited by the news because jackets that end in a poof at my waist generally turn me into a top-heavy snowball.

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That’s why I was REALLY excited when a friend told me about long line versions of the bomber jacket. I haven’t tried the Express jacket below, but I will the next time I’m at the mall. Those dropped shoulders are a good sign that sizing up to fit your bust (if necessary) won’t make the rest of the jacket look baggy. This jacket also comes in a gorgeous pale pink and your basic black.

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The reason I didn’t try the long bomber jacket is because I got distracted by the olive puffer bomber jacket below.

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The size chart says I should be in an XL, but the L fit me perfectly. There are no special seams down the front and no knit panels, so I’m guessing the reason I don’t get a smashed-boob look here is the generous cut of fabric that causes the blouson-effect at the ribbed hem. Do you have any theories for this?

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The quilted lining means this is practical for transitional weather.

This was my first bomber jacket to try, but it won’t be my last. I want to find out if most bombers will fit big boobs, or if it’s a matter of brand. I hope it’s the bomber factor because I love this floral one from NY&Co. What have you discovered?

 

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