there are several items hanging in my closet that are trendy, and classic at the same time. my black faux leather moto jacket is one such item. biker jackets first hit the scene when harley davidson carried the item for the first time in its new york store back in 1928. but this iconic jacket had to wait several decades before it’s popularity soared thanks to a couple of teen rebel movies in the ’50’s – remember heart throbs marlon brando, and james dean seated on their motorcycles? and while i’m far removed from my teen years, and certainly not rebellious (unless you count my fondness for distressed jeans. okay, i do have one or two skirts with hemlines above my knee) i’m completely in love with this hard-working gem. maybe because the moto jacket is so closely associated with american classic style. kind of like blue jeans, and white tee’s. so i was happy to pull it out today, and pair it with a dark-rinse denim skirt. my white tee is in action tucked underneath the jacket as i wanted to keep the overall look sophisticated, but low-key. pointy-toe boots, structured handbag, and, of course, my fav pearls complete my ootd.