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Today's ode to tough accessories was inspired by the biker-chic touches shown at Chloe (Doc Marten-style boots), Givenchy (studs), and Burberry Prorsum (leather gloves). Instead of showing you the high-end items from the aforementioned shows, we went the opposite route and sourced totally budget-friendly pieces. All of the fantastic, new items shown here are under $250-chopper not included.
Dita Beretta Sunglasses ($175, barneys.com)
These aviator sunglasses with gradient black lenses are aptly named-so cool they're deadly.
Steve Madden Bangelin Bag ($68, stevemadden.com)
This black patent bag clearly channels Chanel thanks to details like a chain link strap.
Buffalo Check Fringe Scarf ($18, urbanoutfitters.com)
Like any good rebel, we didn't stick to the usual when it came to sourcing goods, oh no. We went wild and pulled this scarf from the men's section! The wide woven cotton scarf comes in other colors, but black-and-white is obviously best.
Frye Engineer 12R Boot in Black, ($209, revolveclothing.com)
These boots are classic stompers-great for pounding pavement or kicking your enemy's shins (a girly move, but effective nonetheless).
Jeffrey Campbell Stella Heels ($96.95, zappos.com)
The ankle strap makes these super-high heels a little more secure and the overall shape is simply sexy.
Studded Hip Belt ($30, topshop.com)
The story wouldn't be complete without a studded belt. Topshop's version is made out of PVC, perfect for the green member of your motorcycle gang.
APC Sailor's Cap ($122, apc.fr)
The gray flannel, wool-blend cap from French label APC might technically be formed in a seafaring style, hence the name, but the shape is all biker. Preppy biker, that is!