Like a flattering pair of jeans or well-constructed trench coat, a moto jacket is one of those versatile wardrobe staples that, when selected carefully, will pay off or even appreciate in personal and monetary value throughout the years. It also proves one of the easiest ways to polish up in a pinch, elevating just about any look (yes, even sweats and leggings) and exuding an air of effortless cool.
From fitted silhouettes that will add a sleek touch to sophisticated separates to heavy hardware that will secure your rock 'n' roll status, or at least score you some street cred while engaging in routine errands and the occasional social outing, read on for a curation of editor-approved picks for varying preferences and price points (and discover more ways to wear them here).
Zara Faux Leather Jacket
Side and front pockets offer extra storage space for stashing essentials in this belted, budget-conscious beauty from Zara. The cropped hem also makes the jacket a great fit for mid and high-waisted bottoms.