3 WAYS TO WEAR A LEATHER DRESS

3 WAYS TO WEAR A LEATHER DRESS

A great leather or faux leather dress offers you fabulous versatility & style options, just like this shift dress worn 3 ways shows. Not only is it great for layering to create different outfits, a great leather dress also looks beautiful styled simply.

The best approach to finding the perfect leather dress is considering the most flattering length and cut for your shape. Leather can be such a heavy-looking fabric, so stick to mini & mid lengths, as maxi leather dresses can be overpowering. Prints might be fun but solid colours like black, will always offer you versatility and longevity. Sleeves definitely make a big difference to a dress’ versatility, so pick pieces that will work the most for you. Short sleeves or sleeveless options will allow you to style your leather dress through the seasons. While longer sleeves may impact the ease of layering a dress over tops or be too hot in warmer months.

1 | HOW TO WEAR DOUBLE LEATHER

The first styling of this black faux leather dress is about simplicity & showing a great way to wear double leather. The dress is allowed to shine by simply adding gold accessories and layering it with a cropped leather jacket. The all-black & gold ensemble makes for a chic look that’s great for a party, girls lunch or a dinner date.

2 | HOW TO WEAR THE LEATHER DRESS WITH LACE

Look 2 shows you how you can layer a white lace or detailed top over the leather dress as an edgy way to wear the leather dress with lace. Monochrome is a style classic, so pairing simple pieces together that make a statement is a good move. When picking a top to layer over a dress, choose one that has complimentary features of the dress, such as colour or fabric. The faux leather cuff of the sleeves perfectly tie in with the dress underneath, that looks like a skirt. Accessories always complete a look and that’s why the boater hat and ankle boots give this outfit a boho mixed with rock ‘n’ roll vibe, therefore making a festival style idea.

3 | STYLING A LEATHER DRESS WITH FLORALS

Finally, look number 3’s way to wear the leather dress is by boldly styling a leather dress with florals. The neckline and sleeveless design of the dress means it looks fabulous worn over shirts and blouses. Floral is a timeless print & a great way to add colour to an outfit, that’s why this look is elegant inspiration for mixing colours & prints. The floral blouse ties in the bold green coat and red heels and all together is certainly great for the lady making a style statement.

1 LEATHER DRESS, 3 WAYS

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3 Comments

  1. 21-10-2013 / 16:31

    I think this dress looks great in all 3 looks, but my favorite is probably with the white top and the booties. Thanks for stopping by my blog the other day–would love to stay in touch.

    http://www.ohtobeamuse.com/

    • Abigail Ayoola
      16-11-2013 / 21:17

      Thank you so much Cheryl, please do stay in touch. Xx

  2. 06-04-2021 / 03:17

    This is really cool advice, Thank you for sharing!

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