This season leather staples are on everyone’s radar. From real leather jackets to faux leather trousers, full leather looks too simple corsets, the leather effect has become a preferred fabric choice to elevate our wardrobe.
Looking at the investment pieces that you can wear on rotation, here is our leather trend report with the brands and pieces to shout about for autumn/ winter that will carry you through work hours and weekends.
The main shift that we are seeing in our wardrobe is the need for versatile pieces as we step into party season. We are looking for smarter, dressier fashion as we move away from our once loungewear-based wardrobe. Anchoring your wardrobe with leather staples whether that be an oversized biker jacket or a pair of straight-leg trousers is what we are seeing across runway and street style.
With iconic 90’s inspiration across categories, the film The Matrix springs to mind as we see many A-listers such as Rihanna, Julia Fox and Dua Lipa rocking full leather looks. A key trend for party season, no one is holding back with full leather outfits creating a heavy-duty statement look for autumn/winter.
With that said, faux options have come into their own. It used to be that you didn’t want to lose the soft, matte, quality finish from leather but brands such as Nanushka and Stand Studio have completely elevated the faux leather realm. Creating fashion-led pieces that come completely guilt-free! Here are our top five pieces you need this season…
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The Isabel Marant Étoile faux leather midi skirt is a crowd-pleaser this season. Giving us grown-up elegance with an edge it is perfect for pending office events and evening drinks. Style up with a shirt and statement pendant or layer with a chunky knit for maximum wear.
Written by Holly Thompson
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