Leather, pleather, faux leather, vegan leather – whatever you choose to call it – there is no shortage of it for fall. Leather details are all over the place; from leggings and sweaters to bracelets and bags, leather accents are one of the hottest trends this season. Leather accents are an edgy way to bring your spring wardrobe into the fall months. Toss on a pleather jacket over your floral dress and pair with some combat boots – perfection!
With faux leather accents dominating the fashion world, brands are finding creative ways to incorporate the material into sweaters and wovens. You can find leather details on sleeves of tops and dresses, a whole skirt or dress made of faux leather, or a pop of black pleather on the collar of a sheer chiffon top. It is oh so easy to incorporate this trend into your wardrobe!
Faux leather does not have to be relegated to hardcore rock stars or bikers – which is the beauty of this trend. You can make leather accents look as edgy or feminine as you want. I love mixing and matching edgy pieces with overtly girly pieces to balance the look out. If edgy is your style, go for pleather head to toe, why not?!
The leather details trend brings the runway to your closet. We can take notes from Phillip Lim, Ralph Lauren, and Burberry with all of their drop-dead gorgeous leather jackets and leather accented pieces and translate them to real life, affordable and adorable clothing that you can wear day to day. Here are some of our favorite faux leather pieces.
3. Xtaran Olive Chiffon Top w/Pleather Details
7. Black Faux Leather Cut-Out Clutch and Faux Leather & Silver Bracelet
*Some of these items are available exclusively in stores. So check out your local Glik’s store!