How To Tone Down Leather Garments!

Take a tip from fashion guru Alexa Chung who was recently spotted looking utterly flawless in a sexy leather skirt and jumper. This look may seem simple but the subtlety of it all makes for a fashion hit – 10 out of 10 from me! If you want to follow in the footsteps of this fashionista Brit girl and sport a leather item this season then go for it. All you need to do is stick to a few little rules and you`ll be good to go.

Stay clear of dressing head-to-toe in leather – this is a massive no-no! Instead pick one leather item and work around it. Understated is the key here! The contrasting texture between a leather skirt and a knitted jumper is what makes the Alexa combination ooze a sultry coolness and also makes it appropriate to wear during the day. Either tuck in the jumper or go for a cropped style to show off your waist. It`s a gorgeous fashion fusion which will have you bang on trend for this season and is totally perfect for all this unpredictable weather.

A trusty leather jacket is also a great piece of clothing to have hanging up in your wardrobe. Team it with a pastel coloured jumper and skinny jeans for a dressed down day look with a smouldering edge. Dainty heels will bring a lady like essence to leather infused outfits too whilst a small classic clutch can help polish up your ensemble – ideal accessories for your chosen leather garments!

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Doe Jumper, £49.00 from Monsoon/Accessorize

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Colour Block Leather Pencil, £90.00 from ASOS.com

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Stitched Shoulder leather Biker, £229.00 from Mint Velvet

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Heather Bow Back Knit, £59.00 from Mint Velvet

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Grey Zip Ankle Jean, £59.00 from Mint Velvet

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