Fashion Trend: Styling Leather Jackets

by Anna P. | March 1st, 2013 | Current Trends

leather jacketA leather jacket is a versatile piece that’s edgy, glam, classic, and feminine. It’s the one piece that can be worn in a multitude of ways. Try pairing it with a long floral maxi dress and kitten heels for a dinner date, a white button down blouse with skinny black jeans, and a pair of nude colored ankle boots for a upscale urban look. Read on for more chic ideas for your leather jacket.

1- Animal Instinct

A pretty leopard print tee shirt or blouse adds a lot of dimension to your look when worn with a leather jacket and a classic skirt. Amp up your look a little bit more by adding a bold print textured scarf and patent leather platform shoes. Alternatively, you could pair a white or cream colored leather jacket with a leopard print dress and pointy toed flats.  The key here is to add lots of unexpected colors and touches to tried and true trends.

2- Vintage Vixen in the City

Show off your vintage sense of style with an elegant ruffled blouse and a fitted black leather jacket or blazer. You can add something extra with a high waisted wool pencil skirt and classic round toe pumps. This look will take you back in style while freshening up the entire outfit with a pair of simple pumps. You really can’t go wrong by mixing a modern essentials with hits from the yesteryear.

3- Leather and Lace

Juxtapose the edgy flare from leather with something undeniably feminine like lace. Try a lace top or camisole, and wear a fitted leather blazer. Add a pair of straight leg pin stripe pants or a brown corduroy skirt. The style trick here is to mix pieces in an unexpected way. Add a pair of strappy gray sandals or a pair of peep toe spectator pumps.

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