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Luxury fashion house Balmain have added this motorcycle-inspired cotton hoodie to their seasonal offerings. Crafted from cotton jersey and finished with motocross style quilting and metal zippers, the piece is a lightweight way of adopting the biker aesthetic without resorting to heavy leathers. Balmain’s recent forays into biker style has added an element of toughness to the normally delicate and precious world of high fashion. Check out the highlights of the Parisian label’s latest collections over at What Drops Now, while the cotton biker hoodie is available now from MR PORTER.

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