7 Leather Skirt Outfits To Help You Nail Transitional Dressing

All hail the leather skirt.

Leather Skirt Outfits

by Julia Harvey |
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If you're in need of some outfit ideas, it's time to consider the leather skirt. Whilst we'll always have a soft spot for a long denim skirt, there is something to be said for the leather option. Tougher than its denim or slinky counterparts, leather skirt outfits have the knack of looking cool whilst remaining effortlessly chic, easily changing from dressed up or dressed down depending on where you're heading. The final bonus - there's no ironing required.

1. Leather Midi Skirt & Crisp White Shirt

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Smarten up tough leather with a white cotton shirt - the perfect way to make leather office-friendly.


The Frankie Shop's leather pencil skirt is the perfect partner for a crisp button-down.

2. Go Tonal

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Make an impact and pick a shade to wear top-to-toe, accessories included.


Bottega's Veneta turquoise leather skirt would look on-point with a crew-neck sweater in the same

3. Time For A Two-Piece

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A matching set makes the easiest ready-made outfit. A classic pair of trainers will keep you from looking twee.


Nanushka's 'alt-leather', Okobor, is made from a blend of recycled polyester and polyurethane.


Nanushka's sarong-style leather skirt looks and feels butter-soft.

4. Try A Micro Mini

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Dare to go shorter and try a teeny-tiny micro mini, keeping any chills at bay with a pair of knee-high boots.

COS, Leather Mini Wrap Skirt
Price: £225



COS' wrap-around leather miniskirt would look super chic with slick knee-highs.

5. Pretty In Pastels

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Leather can be super sweet, too. Try pastel pinks in different textures for a summer-ready ensemble.


This skirt combines two of the season's biggest trends: pink and pleats.

6. Upgrade Your Puffer

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Puffer coats aren't just for chilly days, wear yours with a midi skirt and stomper boots for a stylish-but-practical outfit.


A sharp leather pencil skirt is the perfect contrast to a puffer coat. Arket's is made with

7. Swap Black For Brown

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Swap classic black leather skirts and jackets for a warm shade of conker brown for a grown-up take on leather.


Brunello Cucinelli's leather maxi skirt is an immediate talking point - and couldn't be more

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