• Give a Gift
  • Customer Service
  • Promotions
  • Videos
  • Blogs
  • Win
  • Games

Big Girl in a Skinny World: Biker Jackets

Posted in:

Big Girl in a Skinny World: Biker Jackets

Hello Ladies,

This week, I’ve got leather on my mind: a motorcycle jacket to be exact. I’ve wanted a lush moto jacket ever since I first saw Kate Moss rock one with just about every outfit she wore. I longed for the bad-ass quality an amazing leather jacket adds to even the most basic outfit. But here’s the thing: finding amazing jackets in my size wasn’t difficult at all. The challenge was finding one that actually zipped and didn’t leave me with limited arm mobility.

I tried over 50 jackets on my quest the perfect motorcycle jacket to complete the model-off-duty look. My favorites hail from the UK—sorry ladies, but you’ll have to fork over for international shipping. Trust me, they’re worth it. Topping my list: the CURVE Long Leather Biker Jacket from ASOS (about $200), which should be arriving right in time for spring. Evans’ Denim Asymetric Biker Jacket, is a twist on the classic and worth every penny (about $80). I can’t wait to add it to my jacket arsenal. Another amazing jacket is available to us plus-size girls via Dorothy Perkins. The Black PU Zip Biker Jacket (about $90) is a little longer than the classic and has a very flattering cinch waist detail. For a biker jacket with a splash of color, consider Avenue’s Plus Size Urban Moto Jacket (on sale for $29.99). It comes in shades of grey, bronze, plum and tan.

Once you find your perfect jacket, don’t hesitate to experiment. I wear mine ala Kate Moss: with just about everything I own! I love to pair it with a great dress, a pair of skinny’s or a slim fitting pencil skirt. It’s a sure way to add edge to any outfit. Where did you find your biker jacket? What’s your favorite way to wear it? Let me know!


Email Ashley here!
Connect with Marie Claire:
daily giveaway
Go to the Beach

Go to the Beach

enter now
You Know You Want More
Special Offer
Link Your Marie Claire Account to Facebook

Marie Claire already has an account with this email address. Link your account to use Facebook to sign in to Marie Claire. To insure we protect your account, please fill in your password below.

Forgot Password?

Thanks for Joining

Your information has been saved and an account has been created for you giving you full access to everything marieclaire.com and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your username and/or password or complete your profile, click here.

Your accounts are now linked

You now have full access to everything Marie Claire and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your settings or profile, click here.