Cafe Racer Jackets For Men
Cafe racer leather jackets are one of the most stylish and versatile variants of leather jackets. Their distinctive features are many, but the most prominent one is their minimalism. They have a sleek exterior, and they often come in varied different color combinations that make them all the more desirable. Their outward appearance is excellent indeed, but what makes them all the more palpable is their utility and the amount of assistance they provide. It is natural to feel the need to make the most out of a staple piece, which is designed in such a way that it is considered to be versatile. Cafe racer leather jackets have been an integral part of the world of fashion. Their popularity has reached a new height of fame and prestige after being worn by some of the most famous and most followed celebrities, such as Keanu Reeves. Just like other leather jacket types, cafe racers’ have a rich history backing them and contributing more to their prestige. Their origin dates back to the 1950s – the post World War II Britain. It was that time in history when the world was still in a daze and was slowly coming out/ recovering from the consequences of war. Cafe racers were the lightweight motorcycle that became popular among the Britishers as a popular means of transportation because cars were still a rare thing, only possessed by the posh people of the society. Hence, more people chose bikes and motorcycles as their means of transportation for their personal use and leather jackets as their safety gear to protect them warm and safe while on the road, and contribute more to their style and edge – because leather jackets have been considered to be one of the edgiest of staple pieces. The cafe racer leather jacket took its name after the lightweight motorcycle of the same name – the cafe racers. With their current trend and the added backstory, grabbing one for yourself becomes highly important. Here is a list of four trendy cafe racer leather jacket styles that are going to equip you with the best sort of style, edge and charisma. Read on to know more and pick your cafe racer NOW!
1. Maroon Cafe Racer Leather Jacket
Leather jackets in vintage style and rare colors are one of the best things ever to exist – just like this maroon cafe racer leather jacket (Alex Men's Brown Leather Jacket with UK Flag on Sleeves). However, the authentic minimalist touch is intact; the style of this cafe racer gets a different degree of oomph and appeal altogether due to the distinct maroon hue. The style of this piece is simpler, with no adornments, but the jacket embodies shoulder pads that create a great amalgam and a paradoxical touch to this otherwise minimalistic cafe racer jacket by rendering it a voluptuous figure and adding more balance to its structure – because shoulder pads are not only adding outward beauty but more functional aspect as well. The most exciting aspect apart from the shoulder pads is the attractive color that this leather jacket comes in. maroon is a rare color in leather jackets, and despite its distinct nature, it holds that same captivating charm and edge that the conventional leather jackets’ colors; such as black and brown hold. The best part about having a leather jacket in a darker hue is the fact that you can put it on with varied different shades and still pull it off successfully. This maroon leather jacket has a tremendous malleable capacity, and it adds a great pop of color to your outfits. The lightweight yet sturdy fabric of this maroon leather jacket makes it a highly transitional piece as well – which means you can wear it during the fall and spring seasons and slay the lighter cold days while staying sustainable and stylish. Layer and wear it with heavy knits during the seeping cold days of winter – either way, you have the liberty to style this edgy yet warm piece in varied different ways.
2. White Cafe Racer Jacket
The immaculate white shade in a leather jacket is rare, and that is what makes it all the more special. With white and red, the immaculate exterior of this white cafe racer jacket (Weston Men's White Cafe Racer Jacket with Red and Black Stripes) gets an instant pop of color, which enables it with a bright yet subdued aura. Except for the red and black stripes, this white cafe racer jacket does not include any other additives that bring it an even sleeker touch. Due to its simpler color theme, the minimalism shines even more – making this leather jacket a great everyday casual attire for your outfits. If you have always struggled with your everyday outfits and want to uplift the vibe of your everyday, mundane outfits – then try adding this leather jacket to your ensemble and give it that heightened buzz and vibe. The best part about this white leather jacket is its distinct and rich color combination. Which gives it a tremendous buoyant appeal, and you get to style it with great different combinations and colors. Because white amalgamates effortlessly with different hues, due to its versatility as a color, and minimalism. If your taste falls more on the other side of the spectrum – e.g., you seek your style to be sober and suave, then this white cafe racer with red and black stripes makes a befitting option.
3. Retro Cafe Racer Leather Jacket
Black is the most iconic color, and there is no way to deny it. Black stands for power, charisma, ultimate edge, versatility and many more different things. When it comes to the superiority of a black leather jacket, no other outerwear piece can come closer to it because black leather jackets incorporate the best sort of authentic leather jacket charm. If you want to follow the conventional route and go for a black cafe racer leather jacket – then here is a perfectly befitting match for you. This retro cafe racer leather jacket ( Daryl Men's Red and White Striped Retro Cafe Racer Leather Jacket) is a marvelous black piece, with that much-desired pop of color that sets it apart from the ordinary black leather jackets while at the same time it embodies the authentic black leather jacket’s charm and edge as well – this paradox makes it a desirable option, and the best part is: the contrast of colors looks even better on the black backdrop. If a true-blue cafe racer piece is on your list, nothing comes closer to this slayer of a piece.
4. UK Flag Motorcycle Jacket
While other cafe racers mentioned in this list are falling more on the simpler side, here is an option that exudes that extra funky vibe and brims with color and great design. While this UK flag motorcycle jacket (Alex Men's Brown Leather Jacket with UK Flag on Sleeves) with a backdrop makes a great combination, it has the simplistic touch of minimalist leather jackets. If you want leather jackets to possess something more than a simpler touch, then here is a perfect cafe racer option with UK flag patches. Put this utterly stylish staple piece with all your everyday and special outerwear pieces. The best-suited shades that would accompany this black leather jacket are white, black, neutrals and even dark shades such as maroon and burgundy.
How Cafe Racers Should Fit
Cafe racer leather jackets are minimalist in the truest sense, whether it is the colors that we are talking about, the exterior or the way it is structured – in every sense, they embody the quality of minimalism. Hence, even when it comes to the fit, it carries the same sort of basic, minimalist fit. A cafe race jacket has a sleek style, and it carries the same sort of sleekness – which means, it should fit like a second skin, without flailing and bulging.
Styling Cafe Racer Leather Jackets
You can curate some of the chicest outfits with the help of a cafe racer. These sleek and minimalist pieces have great appeal and charm, and the best part is you do not have to limit your choices, because cafe racers have the capacity to accommodate all sorts of various outfit choices. Here is how you can slay the different looks – read on to know more and get started!
1. Pair Lighter Shades with Darker Hues, and Darker Shades with Lighter Hues
In order to curate some of the most classy and outstanding styles, the color themes of your pairings play a huge role. If you are curating outfits, with a lighter shade of a leather jacket, then you must pair it with darker hues to let the piece shine more nicely – individually as well as collectively. But if you are putting on a darker shade, then you must put it on lighter hues to create a contrasting and edgy amalgam. Note: darker shades with darker ones work too, but only in selective cases. Similarly, the same applies to the lighter ones. You can curate a full-fledged black outfit, with a black leather jacket or a full-fledged white outfit – going for these sort of combinations always work and you are not breaking any conventional fashion norms or being extraordinarily experimental too. Which makes such combinations all the more desirable and catchy.
2. Pair it with Scarves and Boots
The right type of shoes or the right type of accessories can actually either make a look or break it. So whether you are opting for a formal look or a casual one, make sure to go for accessories that are going to add more to the vibe of your attire, and dim its glow – for instance, the right choice of scarf. Yes, it is a fact that scarves compliment cafe racer jackets brilliantly due to their sleekness and suave appeal. Similarly, go for the right style of shoes and boots. Are highly important for your attire to shine to its fullest potential. In order to bring the best flair, try putting on a pair of boots with your outfits. For instance, for an easy breezy and casual outfit, put on a pair of chukka boots. For a more funky option, put on a pair of studded boots with your outfit. If you want to curate a rugged look, a pair of Chelsea boots make a befitting option. These are some of the many options that you can go for in order to bring that versatile exuberance to your looks.
3. Pair it with Button-Down Shirts
Button-down shirts are underrated, but the truth is they make one of the classiest options of clothing. While you must have been a pro at curating some of the best office looks with the help of your button-down shirts, try putting them on with a cafe racer leather jacket and see the magic unfold. Cafe racer leather jackets are sleek in style, and due to their minimalist appeal, they do make a befitting option even for your more formal looks – so mix and merge your cafe racer with button-down shirts and create some trendy and distinctive fusions.
Conclusion: While we do not endorse trends (specifically not any and every trend), we are on the same boat as you when it comes to leather jacket trends. Leather jacket trends are worth following and worth rooting for because they are sustainable, they are reliable, and they certainly promote the slow, gradual fashion – which we are in grave need of. The leather jacket trend is not coming slow. After ruling throughout the winters, they have got a promising place reserved for themselves even in spring. Whether you are a motorcycle buff or not doesn't matter – because these cafe racers are not bound to any cliches. And you do not have to be a biker or motorcycle enthusiast to make use of these staple pieces. With utter style and appeal, these cafe racers are a double-edged sword, and you can make use of them as ultimate fashion gears.
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