Must-Have for Fall: Faux Leather Vest

Moto jackets may have established their street cred long ago – and we’re not just relating to the Harley- Davidson community’s continued use – but fashion’s finest has grown to fully embrace this classic, asymmetrical zipper jacket and it’s many forms as a major Fall 2013 trend. Seen everywhere from the runways to the streets, faux leather jackets are being re-imagined by way of color, prints and fabrics, but we cannot forget the most recent makeover that the moto jacket has embraced – the loss of its sleeves. Some might consider this a tragic accident, but by no means can this be considered a disability.

Vest. Yes, that is the proper word to now associate our iconic (former) jacket with.  Summer has come to its end recently and if there is one essential that we (and the fashion community) suggest investing your hard earned, well-budgeted dollars into, it’s a faux leather moto vest.

The always fashionable, Jack by BB Dakota brand has introduced the Teagan faux leather vest to their fall 2013 collection, and we love mixing and matching this moto-inspired vest with other elements of our wardrobes. Here are three of our favorite looks for fall.

Ethnic Edge:

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Tribal – inspired prints have made their transition into the fall 2013 season in a big way. Bold, bright, and colorful hues pattern play with one another on everything from dresses, pants, tops and jackets, down to scarves and jewelry. We styled the Jack by BB Dakota Teagan vegan leather moto vest with an aztec print dress (available in select Glik’s stores), gold pendant necklace, and the Afton–14 riding boot from Gomax shoes.

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Armed in Faux Leather:

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There’s just something about army green that has style-stalkers from all walks of life rushing to add this military associated hue to their closets. This pair of army green harem pants takes both style and comfort to the next level. The Steely -02 Velvet Stiletto Booties from Qupid adds just the right amount of feminine-edge to your look.

Street Style Stalker:

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Fashion isn’t reserved for just the runways; it’s the inspiration that ignites the imaginations in us all, then we take it to the streets, literally. Street style fashion is raw, unique, and unapologetic.  What and how we interpret ourselves at any given moment, day, time can be seen in our choice of outfit ensembles. The edge of the studded ankle boots and the Jack by BB Dakota Teagan Vest, mixed with this color pop hoodie and muted grey Flying Monkey skinny denim jeans is a personal favorite for fall. This casual-cool look can work with any hooded item in your closet – even that vintage hoodie that you can never seem to part with!

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Style is what you make it, so don’t be afraid to play with it! You can find the Jack by BB Dakota Teagan Faux Leather Vest online at or in select Glik’s store locations. So throw up your sign and represent that LA fashion!


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