One of the most iconic pieces in the history of fashion, must be the biker jacket. It was once a utility workwear for World War I, and later worn as a sign of rebellion by the likes of Hells Angels, rock’n’rollers, and actors.
Function met fashion in 1928 when Manhattan raincoat maker Irving Schott designed the first motorcycle jacket for Harley Davidson. The jacket was called the “Perfecto,” named after a cigar.
We all know that one of the MERCER7 signature looks involves an iconic leather biker jacket. It is a wardrobe staple we all need in our lives as it can give confidence and effortlessly cool style in an instance. From casual outfits to evening gowns; it simply works for any occasion.