6 Reasons to Wear (and Love!) Moto Jackets

February 11, 2015

1. Vince Camuto Quilted Leather Moto Jacket  2. Blank NYC Pink Moto Jacket  3. Tulle Leader of the Pack Moto Jacket  4. Michael Stars Zip Moto Jacket with Leather  5. Max Studio Soft Leather Moto Goddess Jacket   6. H&M Biker Jacket  7. Sam Edelman Crackle Moto Jacket  8. Piperlime Collection Floral Moto Jacket  9. Calvin Klein Knit Moto Jacket  10. NIC+ZOE Sundown Moto Jacket  

There's a reason motorcycle jackets are considered one of the must-have pieces every woman should have in her closet: they're undeniably cool. Here are six reasons why you should be a fan of this jacket style. 

1. They can easily replace a basic cardigan or blazer. 
If you've been rocking the same cardigan for weeks or only wear blazers to work, you can swap them for a moto jacket and totally refresh your whole look. 

2. They add a bit of edginess to a look. 
Nothing keeps a feminine '50s-inspired frock from looking too precious or a sheath dress from looking too prim than a moto jacket. 

3. You can wear one with anything, for any occasion. 
Motorcycle jackets are surprisingly versatile. I've seen them worn with everything from wedding gowns to pencil skirts to skinny jeans, and they looked fabulous every time. 

4. You're instantly cooler when you wear one. 

Somehow a moto jacket can take any outfit and inject it with unabashed coolness.  You throw one on over a simple tank top and suddenly your Sandra Dee at the end of Grease--you're the girl everybody wants to know.

5. It looks way better than your man's flannel or ratty old college sweatshirt.

Just because all you're doing is running a few errands doesn't mean you can't look put together. A moto jacket keeps your look casual, but it's far more attractive than an oversized hoodie or grunge-era flannel from your guy's closet. 

6. They keep you warm without the bulk.
This is especially important for date night or GNO; you don't have to worry about being cold, of course, but you also don't have to worry about having your 'fit ruined by some big, puffy, and completely unflattering coat. 

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  1. #4 and #10 hands down. U were speaking to me when u said u don't have to wear ur mans bulky sweatshirt. That is me all day, everyday. This is def a great alternative!

    1. Ha! You know what, Nik, I actually DID think of you! LOL! We're gonna get you into a moto jacket; I'll come shopping with you!


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