If there’s one wardrobe staple that’s tricky but still omnipresent in our wardrobe, it’s undoubtedly leather. And this season, it has been crafted in a very refreshingly modern way making it exceptionally easy to wear and much more fun than the average biker jacket. From dresses to shirts and culottes, leather made an appearance in every possible silhouette with a myriad of colourways (ranging from deep red to cool blue and rusty orange) and textures (pleather or vegan leather) to choose from. And well, the influencer and celebrity set has been quick to present their take by pairing luxe leather separates with everything from tank tops to knit sweaters or even wearing an eye-catching all-leather outfit. Below, we have some of the coolest leather looks that’ll prompt you to immediately update your wardrobe with some leather goodness for an extra sartorial edge this season and the next.
If you are looking for a shortcut to effortless glam, get yourself a leather playsuit, just like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. And yes, New Bottega arm candy helps as well.
Take cues from Nina Sandbech and swap your everyday t-shirts and work blouses with a leather shirt for a super cool yet chic vibe. Don’t forget, colour blocking always makes an outfit much more ravishing!
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Double leather is definitely not for the faint-hearted, but truly more addictive than double denim. And the addition of leather heels makes a case for extreme head-to-toe pizzazz.
There’s nothing that makes more a statement than a leather dress, especially when paired with rainbow-hues boots.
Leather mini with exaggerated sleeves, western boots and dumpling-shaped bag – just the trifecta you need for the transition season.
You can never go wrong with a good denim and leather pairing. And Kaia Gerber proves that with this chill off-duty look which needs to be saved immediately for your next trip to the airport.
Leather culottes happen to be the most unexpected option to join the premium leather club, but its extraordinarily versatile pairing with everything – be it camisoles or blazers – makes it the ultimate elevated staple.
Refresh your sophisticated whites with a pleated leather skirt to strike a balance between fluidity and structure. Finish off this refined look with fairly obsessive sneakers.
Sheath dress or shorts, easy elegance or grunge 2020 – Evangelie Smyrniotaki and Caroline Daur serve up leather versatility 101 lessons to prep you for the ultra-fabulous leather weather.
Sharp, shiny and structured – that’s the 3S rule for a high-octane leather pants look. And just like Pernille, switch the mood from street style to glam heavy and everything in between.
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