Aggressive Couture

Chains, studs, and leather give our wardrobes a hardened edge
Implications - Out with the frilly and romantic; in with the rough and the tough. Biker-inspired fashions were incorporated onto runways and editorials for several seasons, leading to a love affair with chains, studs, biker gloves, and tons of leather. The biker-babe resurgence offers a glimmer of the retro theme, but ultimately points to a harder, more callous vibe in clothing preference.
SCORE: 4.6
Hot Top 6 Examples: 170,266 Total Clicks Feb 09 - Oct 09
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Origami Biker Babes - Black & White Folding Fashions at Rick Owens Spring 2010 Show
SCORE: 5.4
V. Hot 33,791 Clicks Pub: Oct 2, 09
Origami Biker Babes
Black & White Folding Fashions at Rick Owens Spring 2010 Show
Rick Owens crafted fabrics for his Spring 2010 show as if he was a Japanese origami master. There were crisp black, white and grayscale hues, combined with sharp corners that gave his models edginess. … [More]
Motorcycle Jeans - Chic Denim Pants Inspired by Biker Leathers
SCORE: 5
Hot 33,967 Clicks Pub: Apr 9, 09
Motorcycle Jeans
Chic Denim Pants Inspired by Biker Leathers
Motorcycle jeans are the coolest new trend in biker-chic denim. Inspired by leather biker pants worn to protect legs from nasty road rash, Pratt’s cotton version is super hip. Made from stretchy denim,… [More]
Biker Babe Fashiontography - Badass Toni Garrn Poses with a Bevy of Boys for Numero Tokyo
SCORE: 5.5
Hot 28,204 Clicks Pub: Oct 2, 09
Biker Babe Fashiontography
Badass Toni Garrn Poses with a Bevy of Boys for Numero Tokyo
German model and Numero Tokyo cover girl Toni Garrn is a biker babe. In the November 2009 issue the full-lipped Garrn is joined by Tyler Riggs, Lyle Lodwick, Joseph Culp and Marcel Castenmiller as a leather… [More]
Haute Biker Gloves - Nina Peter Inspires Some Serious 'Glove Love'
SCORE: 3.5
Warm 22,566 Clicks Pub: Apr 27, 09
Haute Biker Gloves
Nina Peter Inspires Some Serious 'Glove Love'
This 'Glove Love' line of Nina Peter gloves is stunning for a number of reasons. First of all, the gloves themselves are badass. With avant-garde details and a blend of class and sass, these biker gloves… [More]
Biker Babe Revival - A Tough Yet Chic Edge With Plenty of Black Leather for Fall 2009
SCORE: 4.4
Warm 22,313 Clicks Pub: Aug 5, 09
Biker Babe Revival
A Tough Yet Chic Edge With Plenty of Black Leather for Fall 2009
Ladies, bust out those black leather jackets you've been storing in your "maybe one day it'll come back in style" box, because for Fall 2009, the biker babe look is hot! These badass looks are sure to… [More]
Biker Chick Chic - Daria Werbowy is 'Iron Maiden' in Vogue UK
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 29,425 Clicks Pub: Feb 8, 09
Biker Chick Chic
Daria Werbowy is 'Iron Maiden' in Vogue UK
The beautiful and talented Daria Werbowy stars as a biker chick in the editorial ‘Iron Maiden’ in the upcoming March 2009 issue of Vogue UK. Prolific photographer Mario Testino captured a sizzling… [More]