Italian leathergoods manufacturer Pineider has taken an twist on roadside apparel with their white and beige calk-skin Jet Helmet (above)
Inspired by the classic racing attire of the 1960’s, this cool unisex design features transpiring velvet, removable and washable lining; anti-scratch face shield, thermoplastic exterior shell and washable/removable ear muffs for winter. Also available in chocolate and black, the summer version is available from Hanker.com
Luxury mobility goods don’t come any finer than at Ateliers Ruby. Here scooter helmets are transformed into high-end accessories in the hands of French designer Jérôme Coste. His uber-hip label Ateliers Ruby, guarantees safety and style that’s well-suited to upwardly mobile professionals looking to accessorise their daily commute.
Retailed through the multi-concept store Colette in Paris, RUBY helmets pay homage to 60’s screen hunk
Steve McQueen and bare all the hallmarks of a French luxury house. Based on the
PAVILLON – with the same typical features such as carbon fibre shell,
burgundy padded interior with genuine Nappa Lambskin borders, the Moliltor Belvedere
helmet features a screen shield for covering the whole face and comes with three tinted visors that
can be adjusted to suit driving conditions.
Italian label Trussardi 1911, in collaboration with MomoDesign, have also created their own street-chic helmet. This time in a design that works for both serious both motor bikers and more playful city scooterists. This understated helmet in matt-black features the iconic Trussardi 1911 greyhound logo and is half covered in premium black calf skin leather.