Empowering Youth | Bike Works

Bike Works Seattle

Seattle is rich with bike advocacy and community building through bikes, though one group stands out in my mind. Bike Works. Founded in 1996, their programs educate and empower youth, and make bicycling accessible and affordable to the Seattle community. I was first introduced to Bike Works through Seattle Girls School, where they were teaching [...]

Paris Fashion Week Bike Style

Paris Fashion Week Streetstyle from Vanessa Jackman

Vanessa Jackman always seems to catch great bike style, I still swoon over this shot. It’s hard to ignore these stunning Martone bikes, so it’s no wonder Nadja caught her attention. Head over to her blog to recreate the look.  

World Bicycle Relief | Mobilize Me

World Bicycle Relief Mobilize Me Campaign

We’re huge fans of World Bicycle Relief (WBR) here at Iva Jean. Driven by the power of the bike and how it can change the lives of people across the globe, their mission resonates deep in our hearts. Right now, during the Mobilize Me campaign, every dollar raised will be matched. Take a minute to [...]

Bike Pretty Reveal Skirt Giveaway

Bike Pretty and Iva Jean Reveal Skirt Giveaway

This August, the adorable Melissa of Bike Pretty took the Pencil Skirt Challenge and we totally changed her world. So, starting today and running through December 2, Bike Pretty and Iva Jean have partnered up to change yours. We are giving away a Reveal Skirt to one of our lucky fans. Listen, I’ll wear almost [...]

Pedalbelt Bike Pedal Straps

Pedalbelt Bike Pedal Straps

Let’s be honest, clipless shoes are a total downer off your bike, metal cages will destroy your nice shoes and going without some sort of pedal strap is not an option for most of us. I’ve been riding with wide nylon pedal straps for a couple of years, in an effort to protect my more [...]

Cold Weather Bike Style

Cold Weather Bike Style

The weather has cooled down and I find myself looking for ways to master cold weather bike style. This pic is definitely going up on my inspiration board. First, this jacket is perfect from fit to color. Second, her different shades of black to grey make the whole look more interesting and casual. Finally, that [...]

WE Bike NYC | WE Party 2

WE Bike NYC WE Party 2

Iva Jean loves loves loves WE Bike NYC. Come on, more women on bikes? Yes please. Great bike style? Yes please. That’s why we hope that all of our New York City fans, make sure that you get yourself to their annual fundraising party at Grand Victory at 7pm. Their programs have grown exponentially this [...]

Tips for Biking at Night

Tips for biking at night

Fall biking means darker commutes and Halloween has me wanting to take costumed late night rides. Today, we’ve got three tips for biking at night and our favorite gear for following through. Get visible. There are so many easy and stylish ways to light up your wardrobe, from our Two-way Reflective Vest to Vespertine’s Isoar [...]