Founded in 1924, in Stoke-on-Trent, by Harry Grosberg, Belstaff has been at the cutting edge of clothing technologies and motorcycle jackets for over 80 years. The first company to use the now famous 'Wax Cotton', Belstaff originally produced waterproof, breathable garments for both men and women.
Over the years Belstaff has specialise in garments for motorcyclists, aviators and the military. Protection, safety, and style are embodied in Belstaff, and are represented by the Phoenix symbol on all of their clothing and ranges.
Famous faces to pull Belstaff jackets on include championship winning motorcyclist Sammy Miller, and the legendary Che Guevara, who wore the Trialmaster jacket in his motorcycle journey across Latin America.
Steve McQueen and Lawrence of Arabia as well as Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman wore Belstaff Jackets in the Journeys round the world.
Belstaff hit the big screen in the 2000's and their jackets could be seen in blockbuster films including Batman Begins, Blade Trinity, Tomb Raider II, and Martin Scorsese's The Aviator, where originality, authenticity and style were paramount.
The ancient Phoenix legend continues to be proudly worn on all Belstaff garments, and Belstaff remain at the forefront of waterproof and protective motorcycle wear, combining knowledge, experience, technologies, technique, fashion and design.
The Belstaff Pure Motorcycle Collection can be seen at all the IMS shows displayed by British Motorcycle Gear . Preview the line at www.BritishMotorcycleGear.com