By Travel & Leisure
May 29, 2009

Soon after clothier Alberto Aspesi introduced the Vespa jacket 10 years ago, men across Italy were wearing them like uniforms while whizzing through piazzas on their candy-colored scooters. Savvy signorinas wanted in on the action and persuaded the designer to snip here and tuck there. Enter the Vespissima, available stateside at Vail, Colorado's Luca Bruno (970/479-0050;; $295). This waterproof number hugs your curves while you're hugging the road's.
—Clark Mitchell