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Friday, August 14, 2009

Marvelous Motorcycle Inspired Dressing from TheFind!

Explore your inner moto girl this fall with motorcycle inspired style. With all of the amazing leather jackets and leather vests, studded ankle booties and zippered Alexander Wang handbags there is plenty to choose from. Even if your style is more Upper East Side than Easy Rider I'm sure you'll be tempted with these irresistible options.

Yes, you've been seeing all of the leather motorcycle jackets complete with requisite zippers, asymmetric zipper detailing, chrome studs and buckles. The ultimate daddy of all the biker jackets this season is the Balmain leather motorcycle jacket that is cut to a fitted silhouette with peaked shoulders, epaulets and chain swags.

In addition to the trendsetting Alexander Wang hip belt and McQueen stud textured resin cuff, other motorcycle inspired accessories include the chunky heel Juicy Couture motorcycle boot. This Juicy boot has just the right shape on the toe and the brass studded strapping completes the look. I've been wearing my traditional Hunter Wellies for years, but these limited edition Festival Hunter Wellies are giving me an urge to hop on this customized Chanel bike (used by Karl Lagerfeld in a recent photo shoot). I can imagine myself zooming down the Champs-Élysées on this motorcycle wearing the ultimate leather moto jacket from Balmain. Vroom vroom!

Get the look from upper right clockwise:

Hunter Festival Limited Edition lace-up Wellington boots $225 at Net-a-Porter
Alexander Wang
Max Fanny Pack, $790 at Shopbop
Juicy Couture
'Chief' Bootie, $475 at Nordstrom.com
Alexander McQueen Stud-Textured Bracelet, $330 at Saks.com
Mike & Chris
Double-Breasted Leather Vest, $495.00 at Saks.com
Leather motorcycle jacket $12,050 at Net-a-Porter

Photo source motorcycle: WWD
--submitted by our friends at TheFind