Alpinestars launches new line of fashionable motorcycle-inspired gear
The Alpinestars name might be more recognizable splashed across the back of a helmet or down the leg of padded pants than hanging from the racks of trendy stores on Robertson Boulevard. The 45-year-old Italian company has been a force in the world of motorcycle racing, making technical equipment and gear for the sport.
Classic, cropped leather jackets have whip-stitched details and come in a vegan option. Boyish plaid button-downs get a rebellious touch with leather trimmed pockets. And the skinny jeans have a faded black wash to look like you’ve been riding on the back of your boyfriend’s Harley for a couple hundred miles.
The motorcycle jackets are affordable (as far as leather jackets go), all falling between $485 and $600; the vegan versions are $209. Not bad, especially with biker jackets being a big fall trend (again).
Alpinestars by Denise Focil will be available at Lisa Kline starting tomorrow.
Photos: Looks from Alpinestars by Denice Focil/Alpinestars