Beauty in a well-tailored riding habit -- per LascaSartoris, this is Selika Lazevski, photographed by Felix Nadar in 1891. See https://bfequestrian.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/selikalazevski/ for an appreciation. She was an écuyère – riding high-school dressage in French circuses in the nineteenth century.
Annette Carrion, atop her Kawasaki Ninja, proves that flattering and protective gear for women does exist. Annette is a contributing author to Motorcyclist Magazine and lives in Los Angeles, CA. (via Moto Lady)