Fall means sweater weather, which also means leather weather. The gusts of wind and that definite chill in the air is a sure sign that it is prime season to break out your best, boldest, and toughest leather looks.
Nothing can compare to the rock n’ roll glamour that leather gives. The texture alone is enough for you to want more leather love in your closet. It just adds some edge to any ensemble. Leather is a very timeless material that is your surest route to “it girl” style and coolness. You can never go wrong when wearing leather or using it as a complement or finishing flourish to either your casual daytime or sexy evening outfits.
Here’s a rundown of 10 celeb-approved leather looks to inspire you
Quintessential Cool Girl/model Agyness Deyn schools you on how to wear vintage tees to your next nightout. Ditch that slinky dress and go for this edgy street look, where the leather pencil skirt upgrades this vintage tee for the red carpet. Finishing it off with metallic heels and a red minaudiere just adds that perfect dressy flair to this vintage tee and leather skirt look.
Want to look polished and stylish for your next long haul flight? Follow Jennifer Lawrence’s lead and put a leather jacket over your comfy airport attire. A gray burnout tee, black denim, and sneakers is instantly elevated by a leather jacket with quilted detailing. This chic leather topper is the solution to not looking sloppy while traveling.
Jamie Chung displays her leather savvy by using leather in an unexpected way. Black leather is the standard go-to for leather looks. However, there has been a spike in the availability and popularity of more delicate hues for leather as of late. Pastel colors, like this light pink leather jackets is the perfect harmony of the toughness of leather with the softness of pastel pink.
A plain LBD gets a style uplift from leather. An all leather little black dress is miles away from your plain black dress. It’s more seductive, more mystertious, and more daring. Pair it with nude pumps, like Cameron Diaz did, to lighten up the overall look a bit. Minimal accessorizing is best as it lets your leather number stand out and make a major statement.
Miranda Kerr knows that if you love to wear head to toe black, leather should be your best friend. Adding leather into the all black mix differentiates each piece in your ensemble, and adds more visual interest and depth to your look. Texture is key when wearing a one-color look like this one. A leather carryall and leather leggings are the right textural accents to the black peacoat, sweater, and pumps.
Emma Stone wows in this bright, tomato red dress and nude pumps. Her leather jacket of choice has moto zip details and lapel as well as a double breasted buttons and silhouette that proves once again that leather motorcycle jackets are worthy investments for any fashionista. As you can see, this jacket improves her look dramatically and makes sure that her dress can go from day to night.
This super adorable everyday outfit shows that you can look put together and casual at the same time. Kate Hudson does a great job in pairing her sporty gray crop top with an A-line leather knee-grazing leather skirt. The white pumps and black top handle purse keeps this look ladylike, while the sliver of midriff and leather keep things interesting and rebel chic.
This look could’ve been too plain or too simple, but this pair of leather leggings pretty much guarantees that Hillary Duff looks amazing while running her day-to-day errands. These leather leggings play off the check print knit sweater and cap toe heels and make those two pieces look more modern.
Leather can go very dressy too, just take a look at Gwyneth Paltrow’s stunning evening ensemble. Leather and lace are two textures that pair very well together. The intricacy and daintiness of lace balance the visual strength of leather. Gwyneth knows that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Her crop top and lace midi with laced ankle strap heels are toned down with this deep plum leather jacket. Gwen Stefani loves a good motorcycle vest. Instead of following its typical use as a layering piece, she uses it as a chic statement all on its own. Zipped all the way up and paired with cropped boyfriend jeans, this leather motorcycle vest spells bad gal on-the-go. The pointed pink pumps give this look a much needed and surprising pop of bright color.
Which celeb looks did you love? I love them all! How do you plan on wearing leather this season?