It's Time to Break Out the Leather Leggings Again

There are certain items that you know look good but are can be intimidating to try out. A prime example: leather leggings. Sure, they're comfortable, flattering, and warm, but when it comes to styling them, do you find yourself quickly giving up? Don't worry—we've all been there. Lucky for you, today we're tackling how to wear leather pants for spring. Because sometimes all it takes is a little bit of inspiration.

Below, we're highlighting 10 fun ways to style leather leggings and pants. From minimalistic to statement-making ways, these looks are worthy of trying in the coming months. So before you put your leather leggings away for good, try any of the below ensembles on for size.

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Make a statement by mixing colors and pairing a bold pair of red pants with a sweater in a contrasting hue.

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Dress down a pair of patent leather pants by styling them with a slouchy sweater and Converse.

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For a night on the town, you can't go wrong with a head-to-toe black ensemble. Create the look with a black tee, leather leggings, black ankle boots, and a fun statement coat.

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Mix downtown and uptown by styling patent leather pants with a preppy button-down and a sweater vest. Bonus points if you top the look off with a fun bag.

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For the perfect day-to-night ensemble, try wearing leather leggings with a pair of printed flats and a romantic blouse.

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A blazer and shiny patent pants may be an unexpected duo, but they create a sense of balance that just works. To take your look up a notch, try incorporating pops of red.

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If you want to wear leather pants without drawing too much attention, try styling them with mixed patterns. A leopard top and a plaid coat clash in a way that works.

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Worried that leather is a little too edgy for your style? Try balancing out your look with pops of pink and soft knits.

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Yes, you can wear leather pants to the office (as long as your dress code skews a bit more casual). The key is to keep the rest of your ensemble polished. Think pumps and a longline coat.

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For an unexpectedly cool combination, try pairing leather pants with heeled ankle boots in a contrasting hue. Heeled boots will elongate your legs by drawing the eye all the way down.