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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

The Girl with the Leather Jacket..

Every time I'm in SoHo I'm inspired by how a girl is wearing her leather jacket - especially when its worn in an unexpected way. With the right cut and fit a leather jacket can be classically cool, edgy, contemporary or even super chic. Its all about the styling..
Annamara Post by Lee Broomfield for Elle Russia February 2011 
Karina Nicholson by Nicole L. Hill for Fashion Gone Rogue 
Kate Moss by Sonia Sieff for Elle France 
 
Barbara Palvin by Jan Welters for Elle France September 2011 
Terese Pagh by Eric Guillemain for L’Officiel Paris November 2011 
Isabeli Fontana for Faith Connexion Fall 2011 Campaign by Alasdair McLellan 
Melanie Galea via The Street Muse 
Ashley Smith by Guy Aroch for The Block FW 2011 
Anja Rubik for Kurt Geiger Fall 2011 Campaign 
Iselin Steiro for Cover Magazine December 2010 January 2011 by Rick Shaine 
Anja Rubik for Kurt Geiger Fall 2011 Campaign 
Photo credit: Stockholm Street Style
Natasha Poly by Lachlan Bailey for Vogue Spain November 2011
Margaret Made Stockholm Street Style carolinesmode
J.Crew Belstaff Leather Bomber Jacket 
Natalia Vodianova for Etam Fall 2010 Campaign 
 Kelsey Jean Harding by Alvin Nguyen for Papercut Magazine July 2011

My favorite way to wear leather is with a dress- especially a print or a sheath dress. It's the unexpected combinations like a leather jacket with pearls (first photo) or a leather jacket with a pencil skirt that really create a great look with a touch of edge. 
Play with bright/colorful accesoriies especially if your jacket is black or grey. As for hair; soft waves are the perfect combination of feminine and effortless and add to the total cool factor. 
And if for some reason you don't want to look too edgy you can create a more contemporary /sophisticated look by pairing leather with neutrals.

Have a lovely day everyone!

5 comments:

  1. Exquisite selections, darling!
    Leather jackets are so sexy!
    And I loooooove that pic of Natasha Poly!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  2. I can never resist a good leather jacket. These pictures are just stunning! :)

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  3. Oh my goodness - I love them all. I tried to pick just one look that I would like to be "me" but I can't! It's amazing how gorgeously feminine a leather jacket can be with a dress! Thanks for the looovely post!!!!

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