Here in the heartland spring has sprung, the snow has melted, and it’s time to get the motorcycle out and ride! It’s also time to check out new gear and what better way to start than the gorgeous red leather Phoenix Jacket from Raven Rova.
It wasn’t that many years ago that finding women’s gear was like looking for a needle in a haystack. In fact, as few as 10 years ago all you could find were boxy men’s jackets colored pink and pants that made you look like the Pillsbury dough boy.
Thankfully that has been changing and it’s in no small part being driven by young entrepreneurial female designers that like to ride. Case in point is the woman owned and operated Raven Rova company.
A fashion designer by day the founder of the company decided to take the leap into designing motorcycle gear when the accident of a friend brought home the need for safe gear that women will wear. Crowdfunding provided the initial investment but the rest was a leap of faith.
They have a fairly small selection but everything is well thought out, mixes and matches, and is well constructed. And I love their website! They have real live women of all sizes and shapes modeling the clothes, all of them beautiful and natural.
Construction and Design
Out of the box
As I was taking this jacket out of the box my husband happened to walk by and said “Whoa, that’s a nice jacket.” To put this in context my husband has never said this about any type of motorcycle gear. I’m pretty sure he’s ever said that about any article of clothing so that’s high praise coming from him. And he’s right, it’s a very good looking jacket. It has just enough detail to make it interesting and functional …read more
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