BABES ON FIRE: THE MOTORCYCLE GANG WE WANNA JOIN
If the rainy weather's making it tough AF to be your most bada$$ self, steal a little inspiration this week from the fierce, fab babes in New Orleans’ Caramel Curves motorcycle gang.
This ain't one of those old leather-and-studs biker gangs: these kweens wear stilettos, fringe mohawk helmets, pink jackets -- and oh, they leave a cloud of pink smoke in their wake. Casual. 💁
They're basically the embodiment of the idea that girls can do anything the boys can do -- while in heels. It's a girls-only gang, and as co-founder Tru explains it, it's about being themselves despite being part of a pretty male-dominated hobby.
“Most girl bikers, when we saw them, would be out, wearing all black and in leather. And don’t get me wrong, they would be sexy and cute. I’m not saying that all females that ride aren’t trying to be sexy, but our approach was different. We’re girly girls."
The girls might have learned from the boys -- another member, Coco, says she only started because a boyfriend told her she would look hot on a motorbike -- but now they're leaving the boys behind. Tru says they chose their name because "we can take the curves better than the guys."
"I look better than them while I’m doing it and now I do it better than them, so I’m winning all around," one member told Vice in a mini-documentary about the gang.
OG Curve Coco says it best: “I like everybody going, ‘Look at those bad bitches who just pulled up on bikes’.”