Mad MX: The Moto Jean Crossover - L.A. Style - Los Angeles magazine
 
 

Mad MX: The Moto Jean Crossover

For the latest denim craze—moto jeans—L.A. designers take their cues from dirt bike racing. Knee-pads are more accent than protection, but you can still make tracks in these sleek looks

Camouflage Fancy That 1

Fancy That

Shiny leatherette or wax-coated pants can be dressed up with a tux jacket and animal-print pumps.

Fancy That 2

Fancy That 3

Jacket Rebecca Taylor, $450 at rebeccataylor.com
Jeans J Brand, $286 at Ron Herman, West Hollywood, 323-651-4129
Shoes Gianvito Rossi, $770 at neimanmarcus.com

Feathers Kick It 1

Kick It

For effortless cool, pair faded cotton jeans with a comfy sweatshirt and high-top wedge sneakers.

Kick It 2

Kick It 3

Sweatshirt LPD New York, $145 at net-a-porter.com
Jeans Paige, $289 at Paige, Beverly Grove, 310-360-9888
Sneakers Marc by Marc Jacobs, $585 at shoescribe.com

 
Heavy Knit Rock Hard 1

Wild Child

Balance decoratively studded styles with a simple knit pullover and a pair of booties.

Rock Hard 2

Rock Hard 3

Pullover Rag & Bone, $290 at Rag & Bone, West Hollywood, 424-245-4816
Jeans Citizens of Humanity, $375 at bloomingdales.com
Booties Maison Martin Margiela, $895 at barneys.com

 
Tweed Wild Child 1

Rock Hard

You can go full moto when you mix blue jeans with a black leather jacket and boots.

Wild Child 2

Wild Child 3

Jacket Balmain, $6,766 at farfetch.com
Jeans True Religion, $268 at True Religion, Beverly Grove, 310-248-2844
Boots Tory Burch, $395 at toryburch.com

 

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