Leather jackets instinctively project an air of toughness and manliness, regardless of how impressive your physique is. A well-crafted leather jacket is the the type of no-nonsense style choice that'll make you look like the most badass guy in the room without even having to speak. And its thick skin is perfect for fall temperatures. So why not snatch one for the upcoming season?

Plus, nowadays, there are more styles than ever to get your hands on, from the classic biker and "cafe racer" styles to edgier designs. Our favorite new innovations: stripes, which serve as a sporty update, and bomber silhouettes, which deliver a vintage vibe.

To keep you (and your wardrobe) up-to-the-minute, we rounded up the 10 best leather jackets for men on the market right now. Toss these over your favorite t-shirt, or even over a shirt and tie on your way to work. Either way, they’ll make you look as cool as James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause without you even trying.