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By Sophia

While the leather skirt may have previously been viewed as a bit punk and risqué, it has recently become a must-have wardrobe staple. Styles range from ladylike full skirts to streamlined minis. While leather skirts are on the pricier side, you can always find faux leather alternatives. Take inspiration from a few new season leather skirts below.

1 Topshop Leather a-Line Skirt

Topshop Leather a-Line SkirtPrice: $125.00 at us.topshop.com
Tan leather makes a great alternative to the more common black leather skirts around. I find that tan colours are more versatile when it comes to creating daytime looks. This Topshop skirt has an A-line design, is fully lined, and has a side zip fastening. Pair this skirt with loose-fitting blouses and ballet flats for a quirky take on prep-style dressing.

2 Vince Pleated Leather Skirt

Vince Pleated Leather SkirtPrice: $495.00 at net-a-porter.com
The pleat detailing on this skirt creates a nice, full silhouette. As a result of the pleating, the leather has a slight crinkled effect. This skirt has a fitted waist, side-slit pockets, and a concealed zip fastening at the back. For a youthful take on the trend, pair this skirt with a slinky tank top, slouchy blazer, and chunky ankle boots.

3 Tory Burch Julian Leather Skirt

Tory Burch Julian Leather SkirtPrice: $600.00 at net-a-porter.com
Longer length leather skirts are a great way to work a ladylike aesthetic. This skirt is made from a dark-navy leather and has a panelled design. It features front patch pockets, concealed zip fastening at the waist, and gold button details. For an office-friendly look, pair this skirt with a voluminous blouse and almond toe pumps.

4 Acne Leather Panel Skirt

Acne Leather Panel SkirtPrice: $875.00 at matchesfashion.com
This mini skirt is all about a fashion forward approach to dressing. It has a curved hem design, with a short front hem and longer curved back. It features an exposed zip fastening at the back with a plaited leather and tassel zipper. The fit is high waisted. Wear this style of skirt with a loose fitting t-shirt, and statement ankle boots.

5 Sandro Leather Mini Skirt

Sandro Leather Mini SkirtPrice: $395.00 at net-a-porter.com
This mini skirt comes in a light tan leather. It has an A-line cut and features front patch pockets. The overall appearance is quite timeless. The unfinished hem is a modern, casual touch. Style this for a casual daytime look with a softly structured shirt and wrap sandals.

6 Haute Hippie Metallic Detail Leather Mini Skirt

Haute Hippie Metallic Detail Leather Mini SkirtPrice: $319.00 at mytheresa.com
The metallic sequin inserts on this leather skirt give it a definitive disco edge. It can be an ingenious way of injecting some glitz into a daytime look, or serve as a party perfect skirt. It has a side zip closure and is fully lined. Leather skirts with straight silhouettes, such as this one, are best balanced out with more volume on top.

7 House of Holland Pleated Leather Skirt

House of Holland Pleated Leather SkirtPrice: $720.00 at brownsfashion.com
This metallic number is definitely not your run-of-the-mill leather skirt. It’s a metallic bronzed gold and features all over pleating. It is designed to be high-waisted, and finishes at the upper thigh. Make the most of the metallic angle by pairing this skirt with a fitted black bodysuit and black patent heels.

Many of these leather skirts would break the budget, but as mentioned previously, you can always look to faux leather alternatives. It may also be wise to look in your local thrift or charity store to find some one-off leather pieces. Which of the above leather skirts do you like best?

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