Trend Alert: Motorcycle Jackets

November 19th, 2009

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The motorcycle jacket: this masculine favorite has fully made its way into the heart of womens’ closets.  Why?  There’s just something about a woman in a motorcycle jacket - the combination of hard and soft, masculine and feminine is just irresistible.  We love pairing this versatile jacket with everything from jeans and a tee (a la James Dean) to flowery dresses, for a biker gang meets garden party look.  Here’s our five favorite motorcycle jackets:

Clockwise, from top left:
Silence & Noise Faux Leather Moto Jacket | $98 at Urban Outfitters
Outfit yourself in a jacket that manages to be edgy and cooly classic, all at once.  

Wool Blend Motorcycle Jacket | $42.90 at Heritage 1981
Combine the motorcycle jacket trend with one of the biggest textile trends of the season, plaid, for a statement jacket that you won’t want to go without.

Nom De Plume YaYa Moto Jacket | $58 at Urban Outfitters
A pretty pale aqua color adds a feminine touch to a masculine favorite.

Wool Motorcycle Jacket | $150 at Martin + Osa
Motorcycle jackets don’t have to be (faux) leather.  We love the sleek, clean look of this charcoal wool jacket.  Isn’t that collar to die for?

Stella Denim Jacket | $24.80 at Forever 21
Not just another jean jacket.  This dark denim motorcycle jacket looks lovely with feminine skirts and dresses.

Entry Filed under: Shopping Guide, Trend, Trendscape, Trendscape, Women

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Sally  |  November 19th, 2009 at 7:22 am

    Fab picks! I’ve got a knit moto jacket that has already gotten TONS of use this season, and will no doubt take me through winter.

  • 2. Jileen  |  November 19th, 2009 at 7:24 am

    I adore the Martin + Osa jacket….and best of all….it’s on sale for $90! It’s so mine. Thanks for the great looks you put together!!!

  • 3. FashionistaO5  |  November 19th, 2009 at 2:32 pm

    if you are looking to find other trendy styles for less…you must check out the AMAZING Thanksgiving sale @ Saks OFF 5TH!! Take an Additional 30%-50% off your ENTIRE purchase from Wednesday, November 25th- Friday, November 27th!! I went to their Thanksgiving Sale last year and got the most incredible designer leather jacket for almost nothing! You don’t want to miss out!

  • 4. Iris  |  November 19th, 2009 at 5:06 pm

    One of my favorite denim jackets is from Christopher and Banks, and it is a collar-type of moto jacket, not in the F21 style; amazing.

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