Oxford Merchandise Beckley Ladies’s Jacket Fingers-On Overview

Oxford Merchandise Beckley Ladies’s Jacket

Overview Abstract

The Oxford Merchandise Beckley jacket is a tailor-made motorbike jacket for girls with stretch panels to present that good match. The jacket is barely longer on the again thus making certain the decrease a part of your again is properly lined too.


Class AA garment below the CE commonplace EN17092 CE

Armor in shoulders and elbows

Rolled, perforated leather-based collar


Brief connector zip

Vary of sizes

Stretch panels


Pocket for again protector however this isn’t provided

No thermal lining

Oxford Merchandise Beckley Jacket  

Myself and three different women had been invited by Oxford Merchandise to attend their workplaces to fulfill their women motorbike clothes design group. We spent the day making an attempt on their women clothes, taking a look round their premises after which assembly with their design group.

The designers requested us what we preferred or didn’t like concerning the garments we tried on, what we felt as women labored or didn’t work, and what we want to see or have on our motorbike clothes. It was a extremely attention-grabbing day and nice {that a} motorbike clothes firm really wished to speak to women to hunt our ideas and opinions about women motorbike clothes.

One of many objects of clothes that I attempted on was the Beckley jacket. I used to be actually taken with this jacket as quickly as I attempted it on. This jacket got here house with me so I may overview it.

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket front view Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket rear view

The Beckley women jacket from Oxford is constructed from premium cow leather-based which provides the jacket a supple and light-weight really feel to it. There are stretch panels down both aspect of the jacket, on the within of the arms and below the armpits. 

The jacket simply felt comfy and stretched properly the place us women want a little bit further stretch. Usually with a leather-based jacket you need to put on it for some time to permit it to stretch and mildew to you however the Beckley simply felt good straightaway,

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket waist

The rear of the jacket is decrease than the entrance

As you’ll be able to see from the image above, the rear of the jacket hangs a little bit decrease than the entrance which properly ensures that your decrease again is roofed when driving. 

There are two zips on both aspect which, when unzipped, gives you an additional little bit of give when you’ve had one too many desserts in your experience out!

The collar is a basic rolled model which is perforated on the within to present that further consolation when driving. The collar could be fixed with a single branded popper simply to the aspect. 

The perforated collar

There’s a zip on every cuff too for added consolation.

It’s the little consideration to particulars on this jacket that makes it so good to put on when driving a motorbike. The jacket simply strikes with you and since it’s styled for girls, it appears good too.

About Oxford

Established in 1973, Oxford Merchandise began when Alec Hammond, the current proprietor and Chairman, began promoting GRP motorbike high bins out of the again of his automotive. In Oxford, therefore the identify, the primary Oxford Merchandise warehouse opened in 1977. Oxford Merchandise at the moment are a worldwide firm.

Oxford Merchandise have been a part of the motor racing neighborhood since 1976 with their very own race group. The Moto Rapido Ducati group, now often called Oxford Merchandise Racing Ducati, have been collaborating in British Superbikes since 2011. This championship yr, 2022, legendary rider Tommy Bridewell completed third within the championship for the group. 

As you enter the workplaces of Oxford Merchandise, you will notice prominently displayed one in all their racing bikes. The primary hall is lined with racing leathers worn by previous and present riders. You possibly can inform they’re extremely happy with their racing historical past and rightly so.

Oxford Beckley Women Jacket Options

The CE accredited armor within the shoulders and elbow come as commonplace with the jacket and are surprisingly comfy. You don’t actually discover the armor is there.

The pocket and popper for the again protector

There’s a pocket on the within of the jacket so you’ll be able to insert a again protector which is secured with a single popper. Personally, I would really like it if the again protector got here as commonplace. I’ve to recollect to take a again protector out of one in all my different jackets!

A brief connection zip is on the within again of the jacket which comes with the opposite half so could be sewn to and hooked up to a pair of trousers.

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket inner liner

The within of the jacket, on the left is the zipped pocket, the proper the open pocket

The Beckley has 4 pockets, two zippered on the surface and two on the within, one zippered.

Stretch panels down all sides to present that further flexibility and luxury.

For a whole listing of options, go to Oxford Merchandise Beckley Women Jacket

Oxford Beckley Women Jacket Building


Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket materials tag

Label exhibiting supplies used.

A mixture of supplies make up the complete jacket. The outer shell is 100% leather-based; the outer stretch cloth is 91% nylon and 9% pu; the fastened lining is 100% cotton and the liner trim cloth is 100% polyester.


There are 4 pockets in whole. Two zippered pockets on the surface of the jacket and two on the within. 

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket front view

Two exterior zippered pockets

I like that the surface pockets are zippered. I usually put my home key in one in all these pockets after I exit after which my bike key goes into the opposite pocket when parked up. To know that they’re in a zippered pocket is reassuring.

On the within, one pocket is zippered and is an efficient dimension, the opposite is made with a mesh sort materials which appears conveniently like the form of a cell phone. Though that is an open pocket, when you do put your telephone in right here, I feel it is vitally unlikely to come back out as a result of depth of the pocket itself and weight of a telephone.


Closeup of collar button

There may be single popper fastening on the collar which fastens simply to the left with Oxford Est. 1973 branded onto the popper.

Oxford Products logo

The Oxford Merchandise branding on the proper arm.

On the highest of the left arm is a sewn-on leather-based badge with ‘Oxford’ throughout the center which very properly blends into the colour and design of the jacket. It’s not garish in any respect.


All of the zippers are YKK, of which there are seven, six of which and have a leather-based fob with a single silver pop rivet on the underside of the pull tabs. 

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket pocket zipper

YKK zips with a leather-based fob.

The seventh zip, which is the principle zip to do the jacket up, as an alternative of a leather-based fob, has a string piece of leather-based tied in a knot, a bit totally different and good.

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket cuff and zipper

The string ‘fob’ on the principle zip.

Oxford Merchandise Beckley jacket Construct High quality

I actually like the texture of the Beckley jacket, it simply looks like a top quality garment. Provided that it’s a AA licensed leather-based motorbike jacket, it’s surprisingly mild. 

The Beckley is a Class AA rated jacket and, in accordance with the label, the efficiency of the jacket has been examined by Ricotest, Notified physique (0498), Verona, Italy.

Ricotest, in accordance with their web site, is the primary Italian analysis, testing and certification institute of footwear, gloves, clothes, impression protectors and normally private protecting gear [aka PPE] for work, sport and out of doors. 

AA certification

Bike clothes is examined with the darmstadt methodology in accordance with WN17092. Merchandise are examined utilizing mechanical and chemical strategies.

Personally, realizing that the jacket I’m carrying when driving my motorcycle has been rigorously examined and conforms to the required requirements, offers you peace of thoughts.

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket sleeve

The stretch panel down the aspect, armpit and arm.

The stretch panels down all sides, actually do imply that the jacket not solely molds to your form but additionally strikes with you if you end up driving supplying you with flexibility and permitting for max consolation.

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket stretch panel

On all sides of the jacket there are two brief zips which, when opened, permit for further progress within the backside of the jacket. The jacket grows with you because it had been do you have to want that perform – probably after a biker’s breakfast on a Sunday morning!


The jacket is available in 6 sizes: 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18.

I might recommend utilizing the chart perform on the web site to assist decide sizing.

I went as much as the following dimension within the jacket as I do really feel the chilly when driving and usually experience with a few layers beneath, say, a thermal vest and lengthy sleeve high.

As there isn’t a thermal lining for that added layer of heat, within the colder climate I would want to put on a fleece or heated vest below the jacket.


What I discovered stunning, taking into account that it is a leather-based jacket, is simply how mild it’s. Usually with leather-based you count on it to be weightier however it’s surprisingly mild.

Zipper on the sleeve

The armor within the shoulders and arms feels good too, actually you don’t actually discover it’s there in any respect.

Due to the stretch materials on the jacket, it actually does mildew to your physique form and that is significantly good when driving a motorbike and leant ahead as it’s not too tight throughout the chest, which I’ve skilled with some jackets. 

There appears to be further give throughout the chest to accommodate us women. You possibly can inform thought has gone into the design of this jacket. 

Brief Connection Zip

Interior zipper

Brief connection zip

The jacket has a brief connection zip on the within again of the jacket. The zip comes with the opposite half so you’ll be able to sew this (or in my case, my mum can sew this 😂) to a favourite pair of denims or trousers. 

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If you happen to (or your mum) can’t sew, then additionally out there is an Oxford connector belt to help you zip your trousers to the jacket.

Oxford Merchandise Beckley Jacket Performance

As with most leather-based jackets, this isn’t waterproof. I frequently apply a leather-based protector to the jacket and though this doesn’t make the jacket waterproof, I discover that it’s fairly good at holding a lightweight bathe off you. A downpour and the rain will get by way of. 

I do have a lightweight waterproof overlayer which I pop over the Beckley if I do know it will be a moist experience.

Within the hotter climate, as a result of it has no thermal liner, it is vitally comfy to put on. This has been my go to jacket over the summer season. I’m so happy with how the jacket suits me, the way it appears and naturally realizing the safety it provides me when driving.

The Beckley is a brilliant trying jacket. Taking the armor out is so fast and simple, you could possibly very simply put on this for an evening out or down the pub. It’s good for doubling up as a driving jacket within the day, and pub jacket within the night when you had been touring, thus that means you need to take one much less merchandise with you. 

If, like me, you go touring on a motorbike, you’ll know that area is a premium and we solely take what’s strictly obligatory so having bike gear with double performance is a win win in my ebook.

Air flow

The collar is perforated which permits for air stream round so that you don’t find yourself with a sticky collar or neck.

Interior tag of the jacket

As a result of the stretch panels usually are not leather-based, they do permit some air to get by way of protecting your physique at a pleasant temperature within the heat climate.

On a colder day although, I do really feel a have to put on a thermal high beneath to cease the air getting by way of!

That is what makes the Beckley a flexible jacket although, you’ll be able to layer up or down in accordance with the seasons.

Safety and CE Score

AA certification

Label exhibiting the Beckley is Class AA 

The Beckley is a CE accredited Class AA garment below the CE commonplace EN17092. Personally, I wouldn’t put on something beneath AA rated when driving my bike. I need to know that if I come off my bike I’ve the required gear on that may defend me as a lot as attainable. 

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket Shoulder armor

Shoulder armor

Here’s a image of the armor within the shoulders. It might look cumbersome however actually, when carrying the jacket, you actually don’t comprehend it’s there. The armor is CE licensed.

Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket Elbow Armor

Elbow armor

That is the armor within the elbows. It’s good and lengthy and provides safety not simply on the elbows however taking place the arm too. The armor is CE licensed.

Care Directions

Care instructions for the Oxford Beckley Ladies Jacket

Care directions label

Because the jacket is leather-based, you can’t pop it into the washer for a clean up. Most dry cleaners do supply a specialist cleansing service.

If I get again from a experience and the jacket has highway grime up the again, and this occurs extra often now we’re coming into winter sadly ☹, I wipe it down with a moist fabric and go away it to dry earlier than placing it away.

To maintain the jacket supple and in good situation, I frequently apply a leather-based protector. I discover this retains the jacket in tip high situation and searching good too. 


I knew from my first assembly with the Beckley jacket that the jacket and I had been going to get alongside. Not solely does it supply security and safety when driving but it surely additionally makes you look good while doing so.

Sure, I would favor the Beckley to have a water-resistant lining to guard me that little bit extra when I’m out within the disagreeable parts from wind and rain however I wouldn’t let this cease me shopping for the jacket, I can simply throw a water-resistant overlayer on. 

I might additionally prefer to see a again protector come as commonplace with the jacket. For my part, a again protector is a should have when driving.

As a result of the Beckley is designed for girls, it has an exquisite form to it and enhances any physique sort. The added stretch throughout the chest makes it comfy for us women to put on because it accommodates our physique’s lumps and bumps.

The Beckley has a wise component to it as effectively so it properly doubles up as an excellent jacket for the night. That is good when touring as there isn’t a have to take a separate jacket thus chopping down in your baggage leaving more room for these surprising purchases, in my case it was a pair of shoes 😆

Though at $326.50 USD / $436.65 CAD / £280, it is a thought-about buy, however for a top quality AA rated leather-based jacket, it’s nice worth on your cash and a trendy addition to your motorcycle wardrobe.


  • CE Degree AA with EN17092-3-2020 designation
  • CE Degree 2 Armor
  • Light-weight
  • Worth Pricing


  • Inside pockets not zippered
  • Pocket for again protector however this isn’t provided


  • Producer: Oxford Merchandise
  • Worth: (When Examined) $326.50 USD / $436.65 CAD / £280
  • Made In: Pakistan
  • Colours: Black, Russet 
  • Sizes: 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18
  • Overview Interval: Could – November 2022

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