We Test-Drive A White Motorcycle Jacket For Summer

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    The leather jacket has been hanging tough for about a century, so it’s no wonder why it’s a staple on every style savant’s essentials list. Although black is the standard color, with this summer’s particularly strong renaissance of white, we’ve been seeing the moto styles looking perfectly refreshed in blanc. Styling the jacket may seem like a cinch, but there is an art to wearing it the right way. Whether you want to run with the rebel vibe or prefer the delightful contrast of a feminine outfit paired with an edgy topper, click through for inspiration on how to wear your white moto.

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    Click through for my tips on how to craft an edgy look with a white moto jacket.

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    What I Wore:
    Rebecca Taylor Moto Jacket ($595) in White; G Star Raw Essentials Arc Sleeveless Jacket ($320) in 3D Vintage; LNA Mosshart Tee Shirt ($88) in White; R13 Skinny Jeans ($325) in White Shredded; Carrera CA6000/S Sunglasses ($129) in Crystal Aqua; ASOS Attack Leather Cut Out Gladiator Ankle Boots ($111) in Black; Rebecca Minkoff Mini Box Bag ($250) in Black / White Snakeskin; nOir Smooth Hook Earrings ($95) in Gold; Jennifer Meyer Wishbone Ring ($1,275) in 18k Gold; Maya Brenner Milligrane Ring ($320) in Rose Gold, Maya Brenner Milligrane Ring ($320) in Yellow Gold.

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    What I Wore:
    Rebecca Taylor Moto Jacket ($595) in White; G Star Raw Essentials Arc Sleeveless Jacket ($320) in 3D Vintage; LNA Mosshart Tee Shirt ($88) in White; Carrera CA6000/S Sunglasses ($129) in Crystal Aqua.

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    What I Wore:
    Rebecca Minkoff Mini Box Bag ($250) in Black / White Snakeskin

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    What I Wore:
    Carrera CA6000/S Sunglasses ($129) in Crystal Aqua; nOir Smooth Hook Earrings ($95) in Gold.

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    What I Wore:
    Rebecca Taylor Moto Jacket ($595) in White; G Star Raw Essentials Arc Sleeveless Jacket ($320) in 3D Vintage; LNA Mosshart Tee Shirt ($88) in White; R13 Skinny Jeans ($325) in White Shredded; Carrera CA6000/S Sunglasses ($129) in Crystal Aqua; ASOS Attack Leather Cut Out Gladiator Ankle Boots ($111) in Black; nOir Smooth Hook Earrings ($95) in Gold.

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    Click through for inspiration on how to use a white biker jacket to balance a feminine outfit.

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    What I Wore:
    Rebecca Taylor Moto Jacket ($595) in White; Pixie Market Beaded Crop Top ($84) in Orange; Zara Printed Skirt with Ruffles ($80) in Navy Blue; Tom Binns Three Strand Earrings ($325, 917.475.1412) in Medium Milk & White Crystal; Vince Camuto Lucy Clutch ($148) in Ocean; Aldo Keola Sandals ($90) in Black Suede; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Black Rhodium with White Diamonds; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Rose Gold with White Diamonds; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Black Rhodium with Black Diamonds; Maya Brenner Milligrane Ring ($320) in White Gold. 

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    What I Wore:
    Pixie Market Beaded Crop Top ($84) in Orange; Zara Printed Skirt with Ruffles ($80) in Navy Blue; Vince Camuto Lucy Clutch ($148) in Ocean; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Black Rhodium with White Diamonds; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Rose Gold with White Diamonds; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Black Rhodium with Black Diamonds; Maya Brenner Milligrane Ring ($320) in White Gold. 

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    What I Wore:
    Rebecca Taylor Moto Jacket ($595) in White; Pixie Market Beaded Crop Top ($84) in Orange; Zara Printed Skirt with Ruffles ($80) in Navy Blue; Tom Binns Three Strand Earrings ($325, 917.475.1412) in Medium Milk & White Crystal; Vince Camuto Lucy Clutch ($148) in Ocean; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Black Rhodium with White Diamonds; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Rose Gold with White Diamonds; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Black Rhodium with Black Diamonds; Maya Brenner Milligrane Ring ($320) in White Gold. 

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    What I Wore:
    Rebecca Taylor Moto Jacket ($595) in White; Pixie Market Beaded Crop Top ($84) in Orange; Tom Binns Three Strand Earrings ($325, 917.475.1412) in Medium Milk & White Crystal

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    What I Wore:
    Rebecca Taylor Moto Jacket ($595) in White; Pixie Market Beaded Crop Top ($84) in Orange; Zara Printed Skirt with Ruffles ($80) in Navy Blue; Tom Binns Three Strand Earrings ($325, 917.475.1412) in Medium Milk & White Crystal; Vince Camuto Lucy Clutch ($148) in Ocean; Aldo Keola Sandals ($90) in Black Suede; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Black Rhodium with White Diamonds; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Rose Gold with White Diamonds; Dana Rebecca Designs Sylvie Rose Bar Ring ($330) in Black Rhodium with Black Diamonds; Maya Brenner Milligrane Ring ($320) in White Gold. 

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    Convinced you're ready for a white moto jacket of your own? Keep clicking to check out our editor-approved picks.

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    Leather feel too heavy for summer? Try Tibi’s white denim style for a lightweight take on the trend.

    Tibi Denim Biker Jacket ($225)

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    Acne’s timeless Rita jacket gets reissued season after season; this summer’s denim and white version feels particularly fresh.

    Acne Rita Leather and Denim Jacket ($724)

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    If you’re still unsure about deviating from your trusty black moto, consider Topshop’s ultra-affordable quilted jacket, which isn’t as much of an investment.

    Topshop Quilt Detail Biker Jacket ($100)

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    The elongated shape of this Zara iteration creates the perfect proportions if you’re on the taller side.

    Zara Combination Jacket with Zips ($159)

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    From the rivet detailing to the epaulettes, this jacket reminds us it’s all in the details.

    BLK DNM Leather Jacket ($795)

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Moto Jacket

Moto Jacket

Rebecca Taylor, $595
SHOP
Arc Sleeveless Jacket

Arc Sleeveless Jacket

G Star Raw Essentials, $320
SHOP
Mosshart Tee Shirt

Mosshart Tee Shirt

LNA, $88
SHOP
Skinny Jeans

Skinny Jeans

R13, $325
SHOP
Attack Leather Cut Out Gladiator Ankle Boots

Attack Leather Cut Out Gladiator Ankle Boots

ASOS, $111
SHOP
Mini Box Bag

Mini Box Bag

Rebecca Minkoff, $175
SHOP
CA6000/S Sunglasses

CA6000/S Sunglasses

Carrera, $129
SHOP
Smooth Hook Earrings

Smooth Hook Earrings

nOir, $95
SHOP
Wishbone Ring

Wishbone Ring

Jennifer Meyer, $1275
SHOP
Milligrane Ring in Rose Gold

Milligrane Ring in Rose Gold

Maya Brenner, $320
SHOP
Milligrane Ring in Yellow Gold

Milligrane Ring in Yellow Gold

Maya Brenner, $320
SHOP
Beaded Crop Top

Beaded Crop Top

Pixie Market, $84
SHOP
Skirt with Ruffles

Skirt with Ruffles

Zara, $80
SHOP
Lucy Clutch

Lucy Clutch

Vince Camuto, $118
SHOP
Keola Sandals

Keola Sandals

Aldo, $90
SHOP
Sylvie Rose Bar Ring

Sylvie Rose Bar Ring

Dana Rebecca, $330
SHOP
Sylvie Rose Bar Ring

Sylvie Rose Bar Ring

Dana Rebecca, $330
SHOP
Sylvie Rose Bar Ring

Sylvie Rose Bar Ring

Dana Rebecca, $330
SHOP
Milligrane Ring

Milligrane Ring

Maya Brenner, $320
SHOP
Denim Biker Jacket

Denim Biker Jacket

Tibi, $225
SHOP
Rita Leather and Denim Jacket

Rita Leather and Denim Jacket

Acne, $724
SHOP
Combination Jacket with Zips

Combination Jacket with Zips

Zara, $159
SHOP
Quilt Detail Biker Jacket

Quilt Detail Biker Jacket

Topshop, $100
SHOP
Leather Jacket

Leather Jacket

BLK DNM, $795
SHOP
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