8 New Ways to Wear Leather Pants This Fall


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Paperbag waist leather pants feel modern and cool.


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Pair vinyl with more traditional pieces like a blazer and a turtleneck.


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A looser-fitting leather pant lends a polished feel to a fall look.


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Make a classic look feel cool by swapping in shiny vinyl for a traditional trouser.


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Shiny vinyl pants are very of-the-moment.


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Try out a cropped pair of leather pants.


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A trouser-style leather pant is perfect for the office.


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Instead of a black pair, try out another color like red.


Ellery Sipsi Cropped Vinyl Flared Pants ($1195)

Wear white mules with these chic, flared pants. 

Available in sizes 4 to 12.


Zara Leather Trousers ($299)

Style yours with black ankle boots.

Available in sizes S to L. 


Silence + Noise Glossy High Rise Zip Pants ($69)

Complete the look with black loafers and a white blouse.

Available in sizes XS to XL.


Rag & Bone The Straight Patent Leather Pants ($995)

We love the straight-leg look of these trousers.

Available in sizes 26 to 31.


Express Faux Leather Leggings ($50)

Wear an oversize sweater over these leggings for a casual day out. 

Available in sizes XXS to XL. 


Proenza Schouler Shiny Plonge Leather Straight Pleated Pants ($2450)

Colored trousers are a big trend this season.

Available in sizes 0 to 4.


Mango Side Eyelets Trousers ($60)

Show off the side detail by wearing black boots and a white sweater.

Available in sizes 2 to 8.


Alexis Jerri Pants ($825)

We love the leather bow detail on these pants.

Available in sizes XS to L.


I Am Gia Slater Pants ($84)

Tuck these pants into silver booties for a night out.

Available in sizes XS to L. 


Helmut Lang Straight Leather Pants ($767)

We love the bold red color.

Available in sizes 0 to 6.


Who What Wear Tapered Leg Patent Paperbag Trousers ($35)

What you'll find in the closet of every cool girl.

Available in sizes 14 to 26.


H&M Faux Leather Pants ($35)

Kitten heels will complete your look. 

Available in sizes 2 to 16.


Eloquii Katie Sturino Faux Leather Leggings ($80)

Pair with loafers for a work-ready outfit.

Available in sizes 12 to 28.


Topshop Vinyl Jamie Jeans ($100)

For a casual look, wear white sneakers.

Available in sizes 24 to 34. 


Bershka Leather Kick Flare Pants ($30)

Pair with a blazer and white sneakers.

Available in sizes 0 to 8.


ASOS Spray On Leather Look Pants ($40)

These pants are perfect with heels and a blouse.

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Associate Director, Special Projects

Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including Vogue.com, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.