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Wear Nicky Hilton’s Leather Jacket (That Paris Hilton Once Borrowed)

Photo-Illustration: Courtesy of Nicky Hilton

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Victoria Beckham inspired me to buy this Marc Jacobs leather motorcycle jacket. In 2011, I saw a photo of her wearing a green version of it in a magazine, and thought, Oh my God, I need it! I’ve always admired her style, and I just thought the jacket was the coolest — I immediately fell in love. So I went to the Marc Jacobs store on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, and they had it in maroon in my size. I bought it right then and there. I think leather jackets are the best investment pieces.

I definitely wore the jacket a lot — while running around during my L.A. days; quite a bit in London; and to Paris Fashion Week. My sister, Paris, has borrowed it, too. She loves anything pink, and I would say its color falls within the pink family. The color, by the way, is unusual — it makes a loud statement and has a rock-and-roll vibe. I liked to wear it with a skinny jean, simple top, motorcycle or ankle boots, or even a black dress and tights and ankle booties. It gives such a great pop to any outfit.

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Wear Nicky Hilton’s Leather Jacket (That Paris Has Borrowed)