3.1 Phillip Lim, Proenza Schouler, Jason Wu Spring 2013 RTW, images: IMAXtree
Leather has got a new favorite season thanks to fashion-forward designers like Jason Wu, Phillip Lim and Proenza Schouler. Our favorite luxe fabric got a brand-spanking new makeover that fits easily into our spring wardrobes. From punchy colors to feminine shapes, here are 10 spring-ready leather pieces you need to shop asap.
As Versatile As It Gets
A futuristic shape and neutral color make this sleek leather shell a practical piece to own come spring. Pair with tailored pants in the same color family for a very minimalist look or with silk printed trousers for an effortless combination.
We love how the metallic studs embolden and liven up the style of this smooth leather jacket. For further edge, pair this moto topper with a bright leather pencil skirt and sleek patent leather pumps.
The Modern Tutu
A swingy silhouette gives this electric blue leather skirt a more relaxed appeal that can work both during the day and at night. Give this feminine tutu a modern twist by pairing it with a basic linen T and casual sneakers.
The Avant-Garde Piece
Overalls are one of spring's biggest and most fun trends. These short leather ones are so charming, you'll want to get in on this avant-garde style pronto.
The Daring Separate
Not your typical jogging pants, these slouchy leather ones are both polished and effortlessly cool. Pair with a knitted tank and short booties for a downtown edge.
Edgy Spring Flowers
Spring flowers get a sexy and edgy makeover thanks to a body-hugging silhouette and contrasting faux leather panels. Wear yours with sleek black accessories for a night out on the town.
The Mixed-Media Frock
Trust this piece to become one of your favorites for spring. Its delicate embroidered bodice provides a sweet and subtle contrast to its tonal leather skirted counterpart. For a day-friendly look, add a neutral solid cardigan, minimal jewelry and metallic sandals.
Bold and Daring
If you are feeling bold and a bit daring, add this faux leather bandeau to the mix. For maximum impact, pair it with high waisted printed trousers, stacked sandals and plenty of tribal-inspired jewelry.
Give your outwear a playful vibe in this bold printed leather jacket. Hazy spots and an off-center zipper give this kaleidoscopic topper a unique and fashion-forward edge.
The Designer Piece
A clean, straight fit keeps this tomato-red sleeveless coat from looking too over-the-top or austere. Give it a graphic edge by pairing it over a printed dress or tailored separates.