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The Motorcycle Jacket has come roaring back into fashion

Hop on the back of the biker trend now

 A guest wears racing leather jacket, mint green Prada bag outside Roksanda during London Fashion Week February 2024
Orin Carlin
Content Writer
Updated: 14 March 2024
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It's official – the vintage motorcycle jacket is having a moment, and we're very much here for it. Padded shoulders, shiny hardware and a whole load of leather have been all the rage for some of our favourite celebrities (we're looking at you Nicola Peltz) and we can't wait to hop on the back of the outerwear trend.

What is the difference between a biker jacket and a motorcycle jacket? 

 A guest wears racing leather jacket, mint green Prada bag outside Roksanda during London Fashion Week February 2024© Christian Vierig
Motorcycle jackets were even seen during London Fashion Week

Unlike 'biker' jackets which are traditionally black and feature lapel collars and fringing, the moto jacket is built for warmth and durability rather than style. Featuring a mandarin collar and a straight zip, the jacket is usually made from different bright colours of leather patched together and also boasts racing insignia

Like all good trends, we look to the world's most stylish names and 'it' girls to see how they're styling the aesthetic for themselves. 

Here are just a few ways some of our favourites style their own motorcycle jackets...

With Platform Heels

Brooklyn and Nicola Peltz Beckham are seen in Paris wearing matching outfits© Instagram / @timeneverlieschico
This is what we mean when we say we love matching couple outfits

Motorcycle jackets are an excellent outerwear option on account of their versatility. The options are quite literally endless and are a great way to grunge up a traditionally girly ensemble. Just recently Nicola Peltz donned Victoria Beckham's iconic Dolce and Gabbana number with blue jeans and sky-high heeled boots during Paris Fashion Week.

With Sleek Sunglasses


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Nicola was seen once again donning the beloved trend in a recent TikTok shared on her account. This time the model and muse opted for a vintage black option, pairing it with sleek sunglasses and a swooping side part hairdo.

With a Knit Co-ord

Bella Hadid is seen in the East Village on December 17, 2023 wearing a biker jacket over a grey knitted two piece set© Getty
Bella is the queen of trending fashion

If you're planning on channelling a noughties pop princess with a look deeply rooted in nostalgia, look no further than Miss Bella Hadid. The Kin Organics founder is known in the industry for her fashion-forward approach, often seen out and about donning notable trends, some she even pioneers. In this case, Bella paired her black biker jacket with a grey knit co-ord, secretary glasses and black boots. 

With Blue Jeans

 Kendall Jenner is seen on January 07, 2023 in Los Angeles wearing blue jeans and a black and yellow leather jacket© Getty
This is one of my fave Kenny 'fits to date

Queen of the model-off-duty aesthetic Kendall Jenner paired her race-y layer with a pair of blue jeans, a white t-shirt and black boots. 

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