The idea of wearing leather on a hot summer’s day sounds about as delightful as sporting an open-back dress in the dead of winter. That said, we do know a trick or two about the subject of today’s slideshow: warm-weather leather. Scroll down for six stylish (and cool) ways to wear leather in the summer, and shop our favorite pieces along the way!
How To Wear Leather In Hot Weather (It Can Be Done)
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Tip: Wear a leather vest over a flirty minidress.
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Tip: Choose a top or dress with only a panel of leather.
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Tip: Try a leather jacket in a bright hue, like green!
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Tip: Experiment with a pair of cropped red leather pants.
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Tip: Try an oxblood, back-baring leather dress.
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Tip: Opt for a short-sleeve shirt with a leather shell.
Scroll down to shop our warm weather leather picks!
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Stefanie Biggel Leather Shorts ($346)
It doesn’t get much cooler than bright orange leather shorts.
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Vince Embossed Leather Vest ($537)
This vest would be perfect over a white lace dress.
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Article& Jordan Coated Dress ($59)
Sleeveless and lightweight: a warm-weather leather recipe for success.
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River Island Light Blue Leather-Look Mini Skirt ($50)
We’ve been itching for a faux leather skirt in a pastel hue!
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Wyatt Orr Columbia Top ($412)
A leather-trimmed sheer tank is a stylish way to beat the heat.
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Topshop Cracked Leather Mini Skirt ($178)
Style this skirt with a silky button-down shirt.
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Zara Faux Leather Dress ($36)
We can’t wait to wear this ladylike frock out on the town.
Do YOU wear leather (or faux leather) in the summer? Share in the comments below.