October 22, 2013 Everyday Leather for Less (Hurry, These Chic Pieces Won't Last Long!) Finding quality leather on the cheap is no easy feat. So much that’s out there —real or faux— looks schlocky and second-rate. And who has the time to scour the racks for that rare diamond in the rough? Well, actually, we do. We logged countless hours rounding up items that look like a million bucks, but cost considerably less.