Not to get all fashion police on you (How could we, when our go-to uniform is jeans-and-T-shirt?), but when you’re riding a motorcycle, you want to be wearing gear that kind of goes with the type and era of motorcycle you’re riding. Example: You wouldn’t wear a modern, vivaciously-hued Alpinestars or Dainese racing suit when taking a weekend cruise on a Harley-Davidson soft tail, would you? Or straddle a Suzuki Hayabusa in jeans, a leather vest and a bandana on your head (unless you were hoping to earn the title “Squid of the Year”)? Of course not, and of course not!
So what, then, would suitable café-racer-riding attire be? Well, if this promo video from high-end British clothier Belstaff is any indication, the answer is, well, Belstaff. Of course, not all of us have company spokesmodel David Beckham’s wardrobe budget (or, for that matter, his physique), but it doesn’t cost anything to dream, dagnabbit.