Womens Motorcycle Gear
The brands that made a mark in women biker accessories
Did you know that the Schott brothers of Russia found the first biker jacket in 1929? The dawn of edgy, rebellious and cool vibe in fashion came with what they call ‘perfecto’ turn out to be staples in the wardrobes of Marlon Brando and James Dean. But when did womens motorcycle gear made a mark? Probably much later on. The symbol of rebellion and women of free spirit transpired somewhere in the cultural decade of the sixties if we are not misguided. Spearheaded by the iconic Yves Saint Laurent, the birth of women’s biker jacket became an inevitable symbol of the most rebellious era. If you want to know who are the iconic people behind women biker accouterments in the fashion runways, follow us.
Cristóbal Balenciaga Eizaguirre
Born in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa Spain, the foremost designer of a notable woman Marchioness de Casa Torres became one of the highly recognized couturiers famous for designing, cutting and sewing with his own hands. Today, Balenciaga fashion house brings the finest crafted leather biker jackets for women that live up to Balenciaga’s artistry.
Tip: Balenciaga jackets became popular for the street style look. A good pair of biker jacket is a woman’s best accessory. Pairing your black leather jacket with denim jeans looks comfortable and carefree.
Lee Alexander McQueen
Having known to work with the iconic Givenchy, Alexander McQueen is a contemporary British fashion designer and couturier famed for his feminine leather biker accessories that probably earned him numerous designer of the year awards. His iconic label brings vivid presentations both on and off the catwalk.
Tip: Most leather jackets are studded with brass hardware for an impressively tough appeal. If you like the classic soft appearance, stay away from zippers and studs.
Pierre Alexandre Claudius Balmain
With over 70 years in fashion history, the fashion house brings the edgy and metropolitan look to their leather biker gears. This French fashion designer is renowned for sophistication and elegance. He founded the post-war haute couture fashion house, Balmain in 1940s where he met with iconic designer Christian Dior that built his career at large. Today, the high-end fashion label brings a minimalistic element in women biker accessories emanating femininity and restlessness at the same time.
Tip: Edgy apparels can make you look strong and aggressive. If you want to stay on the feminine side, wear a halter neck top underneath with the latest season’s floral prints.
Eli Belovitch and Harry Grosberg
From the legendary makers of leather couture since 1929, Belstaff collections consist of leather boots, pants and jackets perfect for womens motorcycle gear. Belstaff produced weather protective outwears and was the ones who created the waterproof and breathable fabric, Belfresh. Riders for its famed class and elegance chase this brand.
Tip: Women motorcyclists and biker-modeobsessives need to look into the design details of their jackets. Look closely onto the fabric, lining and style that adds to the appeal of a biker. Nothing can beat a leather biking gear, as it is the most nicely detailed motorcycle accessory any woman could ever have. Having one or two jackets for springtime and winter is a wardrobe essential.
The fashion industry has indeed come a long way when it comes to branded biker accessories for women. Hollywood style icons made them evenly popular as much as the street-smart female bikers we see around donning the trendiest gears.