The Must-Have Summer-to-Fall Piece: 12 Perfect Motorcycle Jackets
The switch from your summer wardrobe to fall staples can be a tricky one, but channeling your inner rebel with a leather jacket is sure to make the transition much easier. Leather recently became a seasonless fabric, and you can wear a tough topper as an in-between piece with everything in your wardrobe (think flowy dresses and sleek separates). But these aren't your old-school leather jackets -- the new class of moto silhouettes have gotten decked out in high-shine finishes, new bomber jacket shapes, color-blocked paneling, and texture beyond imagination. Click the photo to see faux, affordable, and splurge-worthy styles you'll want to wear season after season.
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ALICE by Temperley
A peplum style crafted in leather and detailed with suede stitching is surely splurge-worthy.
Let go of warm weather in a white faux-leather jacket.
Spice up your outerwear wardrobe with multi-colored embellished sleeves. (Think of all the mix-and-match potential!)
Michael Michael Kors
This washed leather jacket is color blocked to perfection and polished off with a metallic finish.
Laundry By Shelli Segal
Fight chilly days with this two-toned belted topper.
A pale pink hue adds a dose of femininity to this edgy style.
Add a different silhouette to your leather jacket collection with this quilted bomber style.
Diane von Furstenberg
Splurge Alert: Even though this topper may make a dent in your wallet, it will also hold a special place in your heart-and your closet.
An oversized collar adds refined glamour to this pastel moto jacket.
An asymmetrical zipper completes this tough topper.
Crisp black and white teamed with chestnut brown has wear-with-anything potential.
Try a mixed-media piece to add contrast to your jacket collection.