Monday, August 1
When it comes to women’s specific motorcycle jackets, the market has traditionally been pretty limited. For the Fall of 2016, however, Dainese has come to the table with an impressive assortment of new women’s jackets that span a wide range with regard to style, functionality, price, and feature-sets. Two of the options at the top of the list are the new Dainese Women’s Blackjack Leather Jacket, and the Dainese Women’s Victoria Gore-Tex Jacket.
First out of the gate, the Dainese Blackjack Women’s Jacket is a leather option that is among the sleekest, aggressive, and classically-inspired on motorcycle jackets on the market. In true Dainese fashion, the waxy cowhide pure aniline dyed leather used in the Lady’s Blackjack is of the highest grade in the industry. Aesthetically taken right out of a vintage motorcycle and functionally crafted from the best in modern material technology, the Dainese Blackjack Leather Women’s Jacket bridges the gap between classic and contemporary. Additional features of the Womens Blackjack Jacket include removable composite protectors at the shoulders and elbows, a TechFrame internal liner, and a jacket-to-pants connection zipper that allows for a seamless integration with Dainese leather riding pants.
On the more low-key side of things, the Dainese Victoria Gore-Tex Women’s Jacket is a city-inspired, around-town kind of option that is as at home walking on the street as it is in the captain’s chair of a motorcycle. Built as two separate jackets in one, the Victoria Ladies Jacket offers a ton of functionality with a subtle aesthetic. With an outer shell that has been laminated with a Gore-Tex 3L membrane and backed by a Thermore Booster thermal jacket, the Dainese Women’s Victoria Jacket defends equally against the rain and the cold. Additionally, features such as Pro-Armor protectors, ample pocket space, and reflective inserts only augment the motorcycle-specific protection, functionality, and safety.
Though they are far different in looks and function, the one thing that both the Dainese Women’s Blackjack and Dainese Victoria jacket’s have in common is that they are all about expanding the range of available options for serious female motorcyclists. Cut to better fit women riders, and sized to better reflect the ergonomic differences, Dainese continues to deliver top-tier women’s motorcycle jackets that are as feature-rich as they are stylish.
Have fun out there, be safe, and as always…
Enjoy the ride,