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Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways

Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways

Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways

A Bit Of Everyday Rock & Roll

One of the top 5 menswear staples that all guys (and ladies) should have in their wardrobe is a black leather asymmetrical moto jacket. Cropped perfectly at the waist, this jacket is as much badass as it’s a style chameleon for your entire closet.

From James Dean to Pharrell Williams the leather moto jacket is as much as cultural symbol as it is a nod to rebellion. For a bit of inspiration on how to rock this jacket, we put together two looks that are more than the standard jeans & t-shirt.

Turtleneck, The T-Shirt’s Upgrade

Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways

Logan Black Leather Moto Jacket – $370 Straight To Hell |Merino Wool Turtleneck Sweater – French Connection | Selvedge Denim Jeans — GoodThreads | Harness Black Suede Boots – $199 Thursday Boots


Paging your inner Shaft, but, with a modern twist. As much as the t-shirt & leather jacket look is the badass vibe it was meant to be, swapping in a turtleneck sweater adds the sophisticated juxtaposition that you didn’t know you needed. The inherent edginess of a leather moto jacket can benefit from the refinement of a turtleneck, making it a total look that can be worn to — work, date, your kitchen, lunch at Ikea (whatever you want).

How To Style This Look

  • Black jacket + black turtleneck sweater = sexy cool. You can add a strong contrast by pairing this style of jacket with a camel version of this turtleneck and white denim jeans
  • Black & blue work well, but, finding a dark rinse selvedge denim jean adds the right color and textural contrast for this look
  • Suede boots add additional texture and complement the leather jacket perfectly. Plus, once you remove the jacket, the turtleneck and boots live in a similar texture family
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 WaysPower Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways

A Little Bit Retro

Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways

Logan Black Leather Moto Jacket – $370 Straight To Hell | Houndstooth Suit Pants – Suitsupply | Colorblock Weejun Loafers – $110 G.H. Bass | T-Shirt – H&M

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Once again juxtaposition of styles is key. Now, you can think of your moto jacket as your secondary blazer and unsuit yourself. With casual wear & sportswear having their moment (plus, WFH), guys aren’t wearing suits as much, but, have all these elements in their closet, mixing them is a solid way to give these pieces new life.

Making This Look Work

  • Keep it in the same color family. Each piece in this look is black are white, but, they’re all in different patterns and scales
  • Know your fit. Respect the integrity of the tailored suit pants and keep the silhouettes in line with your jacket
  • Loafer up. The casualness, yet, refine nature of a loafer is extremely versatile. And, don’t be afraid to use the shoe as a statement piece for the rest of your outfit
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways
Power Of The Leather Moto Jacket 2 Ways

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