TREND Report: leather

Images via Style.

For many people, wearing leather in a place other than your belt loops, around your wrist or on your feet is a strange concept.  For fashionistas, however, it’s a completely different story.  The Fall ready-to-wear 2011 collections offered up the best in all-over leather: skirts, leggings, jackets, vests and even dresses!  The effect: Amelia Earhart meets fashion editor.  Mixing a leather skirt with a casual sweater screams effortless chic, while a loose vest is the perfect extra layer as the weather starts to cool down into fall.  And, for those of you less inclined to wear the real thing, never fear!  There are plenty of faux options available from some of your favorite designers including Stella McCartney.

Images via StreetPeeper.

Above: M Missoni leather-trimmed twill cape; J.Crew Casey merino wool top; Ralph Lauren Black Label Oriana dress; Alexander Wang tapered pants; Michael Kors double-faced shift dress; Emma Cook shift dress; 3.1 Phillip Lim skirt; Vince pleated skirt; Joseph leggings; Rick Owens asymmetric jacket; Valentino belted lace dress; Joie mini skirt; Christopher Kane dress; Oscar de la Renta scarf-detailed wrap dress; Acne Romantic skirt; Sandro Possible biker pants.

Above: ASOS Premium zip back crop top; H&M skirt; H&M jacket; ASOS shorts; ASOS dress with drop armhole; H&M shirts; Muu Baa top; ASOS cropped jacket with shoulder detail; H&M skirt; ASOS sleeveless biker jacket; H&M blazer; Aqua Lobster peplum dress.

Allison of Lady in Red Lipstick.


Jai From The Fat and Skinny

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