When it comes to seasonal fashion trends, leather ensembles stay at the forefront from fall/autumn through spring. More particularly, leather dresses are quickly becoming the ultimate transitional item in every fashionista’s wardrobe. From baby-doll accents and trench-like silhouettes to leather shirt dresses, the statement piece is currently on a ritzy high. Leather dresses for women.
Leather dresses have an effortless way of complementing a plethora of style preferences. Whether you prefer a minimalist approach, a high fashion appeal, or a street style flair, there’s a leather dress with your name on it. Not only is it perfect for layering purposes, but it also stands out when rocked as a lone piece.
Here are 3 key tips on how to style a leather dress…
#1. Color selection
Leather dresses are mostly worn in neutral tones of black and brown––which are great for the fall and winter seasons, however, opting for bright hues is the game-changer for spring. For instance, exploring with bold colors like brick red, pink, and lemon green scream sass, and bring neutrals like cream and beige which are perfect for keeping things ethereal and classy.
#2. Silhouettes and details make the difference
Picking out the right leather dress doesn’t have to be a bore. To have fun in the most fashionable and upscale ways, let your creative intuition and personal style fully come out to play. Elements like length, cut and design in relation to your body type should be considered.
Think of details like puffy and bell sleeves on mini and midi length dresses and avoid such details on maxi leather dresses. Since leather can be a heavy-looking fabric, the last thing you want to do is look like you’re drowning in it.
#3. Accessories define the look
One of the many exciting things about a leather dress is its versatility. Essentially, it can be accessorized with subtle accents for a minimalist look or in an exaggerated pitch for a glam look. If you want to make the leather number the focal point of your entire look, you can style it with a casual top handle bag and sneakers. In contrast, strappy heels or thigh-high boots, drop-down earrings, and a clutch make for show-stopping moments.
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