June is upon us. To many, the seasonal wardrobe shuffle has already taken place, we’re guessing you’ve already stored your knits, leathers and suedes out of sight. In with the light, breezy and colorful cottons, linens and silks, the standard fixtures in any summer-ready wardrobe.
However, and regardless of the time of year, some pieces happen to be essential all year long.. A simple leather jacket is always essential. An elegant blazer can be worn to elevate a plain shift dress, while a classic moto is perfect when you’re wearing a light camisole or slip dress on a cool night and want that just-enough extra layer.
Today we’re here with some good news, stop for a minute and reload your wardrobe with your leather pieces. Leather of a lighter variety has been a key trend for spring ’19, it is currently the season-less wardrobe staple and you can expect it to continue well into the coming season. All you need to keep in the back of your mind is a really cool and convenient concept; outfit rotation.
Tips On Wearing Leather During Summer
1 || Go For Lighter Colors
Many brands have extended the classical leather color palette. With shifts from blacks, browns, camels and burgundy towards sunny brights and soft pastels and fresh summer tones, those that won’t absorb the summer heat..
2 || Go For Lightweight Options
Leather is adaptable to any kind of temperatures, even when extreme. Your summer leather piece needs to be both lightweight and relaxed, so put away your bulky and tighter leathers in store.
3 || Less Coverage In Mind
Keep things airy and comfortable by opting for less coverage.. Steer your choices towards light leather crop tops, sleeveless and short sleeved tops and dresses. Mini skirts remain very trendy at this moment.
4 || Bright White Accents
When in doubt, pairing solid whites with almost every leather hue out there is your best bet. Whether it’s a shirt, shirtdress, or any style in between, incorporating elements of bright white is the seasonable way to wear leather.