Once designated to boots, bags and bomber jackets, leather is having a non-traditional moment. Leather tops, pants and shorts are all over the runway – and surprisingly easy to wear for the everyday. But just like denim, it’s best not to pile on too much. A jacket and pants will have you looking like a biker. Here’s our guide to wearing this gutsy material.
Keep It Minimal
Leather clothes are meant to be sleek, so look for tops, pants and dresses with little embellishment. Prices range from the high to low. You can still look chic on the cheap with this $55 top from Topshop or $59 skinny jeans from Arden B.
Ciara dares to wear leather shorts with a printed tribal top at the Givenchy Fashion Show during Paris Fashion Week.
Get your own leather shorts at Topshop for $135. The sleek front and gold leather details pair with any printed top.