Spidi Phaser, Joe Rocket Jordan 2k7, Shift Siren And More - MC Garage

Women's Leather Jackets

Now that women are finally being recognized as riders and not just passengers, apparel manufacturers are outfitting them in the latest in style and protection. So whether gals are hanging out at bike night, strafing the canyons or just sightseeing on back, there's a leather jacket that's made just for them. Take a look at some of the latest wares.

Spidi Phaser
Summon your inner Sith with Spidi's new Phaser jacket. The sleek cut of this classic black 1.1mm Italian leather beauty combined with hip zippers, adjustable waist straps, two-position collar snaps and Flex Tenax material around the breasts and armpits hug a lady's curves. The Phaser's CE-certified shoulder and elbow armor and Warrior spine guard (sold separately) will keep you protected on warm days, while the removable quilted and cuffed lining will keep you warm on cold nights. And there are three interior and two exterior pockets for your cell phone, lipstick or pocket guide to Naboo. It's available in European sizes 40-52 for $499.99. www.motonation.com

Joe Rocket Jordan 2k7
Show your support for Aaron Yates and Jake Holden at the next AMA Superbike national or just grab some street cred in this Joe Rocket 2K7 Team Jordan replica jacket. The 1.2-1.4mm cowhide jacket (also available in textile or mesh) features a removable spine pad and CE-rated protectors in the shoulders and elbows. Joe Rocket's Sure Fit adjustable waistband, ventilation system and windproof sleeve panels ensure a comfortable fit on the street or zip it to some leather pants and show the guys who's the boss at the racetrack. The $499.99 2K7 is available in sizes XS-XL in Hawaii blue/black, pink/black, black/black or white/black.www.joerocket.com

Shift Siren
Subtle and sophisticated, Shift Racing's new Siren jacket lives up to its name as it's sure to lure sailors to shore. Safety comes first with the CE-approved shoulder and elbow armor and integrated pocket for a back protector (sold separately), covered by 1.0-1.2mm premium leather. But comfort wasn't overlooked with its stretch fabric panels around the usual areas, plus waist adjustment, removable inner liner and inner wrist cuffs for wind protection. Cut for a woman's shape and finished with embossed logos on the shoulders and lower back, this versatile jacket is available in black or white in sizes XS-L for $329.95. www.shiftracing.com

Alpinestars Stella Tokyo
You can finally say goodbye to your Bedazzler because Alpinestars' Stella line of women's wear has done all the hard work for you. Constructed of 1.2-1.4mm full-grain leather with multiple-stitched seams and CE-certified elbow and shoulder armor, the relaxed-fitting Tokyo will keep you safe and sound without compromising the bling factor. Be the first of your friends to rock one and you're sure to be a hit in the canyons or on the dance floor. It comes in white or black for those naughty or nice in Euro sizes 38-50 for $399.95.www.alpinestars.com

Cortech Lnx
Cortech knows women and it shows in the LNX. Designed for a broad spectrum of conditions, the 1.2-1.3mm leather jacket is partially perforated, features rear and side vents and comes with a removable lining. The CE-approved shoulder and elbow armor can be removed for a night on the town, or the jacket can be zipped to Cortech's Apex leather pants for a day in the country. Not shaped like a supermodel? The LNX comes in the usual XS-XL sizes, as well as S-L Plus sizes, with vertical hip zippers that adjust to fit your figure. In addition to feline fatale leopard/white, the LNX is available in blue/white and pink/white for a modest $219.99. www.helmethouse.com

Icon Bombshell
Although she would get the part hands down, Gina isn't trying out for the remake of Michael Jackson's "Beat It" video. She's trying on Icon's new Bombshell jacket. Female riders will be happy to know it's not only a fashion statement, but a functional piece of riding gear. Constructed of 1.0-1.2mm premium-grade leather, it's equipped with CE-approved shoulder and elbow armor and a buckle-adjustment system that guarantees a perfect fit. Available in black, white, tan or pink, the $400 jacket can be paired with Icon's Bombshell boots, pants or chaps, so you'll be ready to go for a serious ride or look seriously at home on Hollywood Boulevard. www.rideicon.com