Daniel Zuchnik

How To Wear Leather Pants


A few years ago, a great pair of leather pants was hard to come by. Now, thankfully, every designer and brand is making a different version of the perfect pair. Here, our favorite ways to wear them, inspired by the street and the runway — plus options for every budget.

Wear Them Loose

LA ladies will love the looser cuts, which work better in warm climates and give off a casual cool vibe. Photo: Getty Images

Our Favorite Loose Leather Pants

Leather Front Pants



Tapered Leather Pants


3.1 Phillip Lim

Cassandra Trousers


Bruuns Bazaar

Style It With

Jersey T-Shirt


T by Alexander Wang

Amazon Elaphe Sandals



Semi Matte Lipstick



Wear Them In A Cool Color

For a change of pace from basic black try a pair of leather pants in a gorgeous rustic or jewel-tone hue. Photo: Chloe, fall 2013; Courtesy

Our Favorite Non-Black Leather Pants

Baggy Trousers



Cordovan Leather Trouser



Stretch Leather Leggings


Maison Martin Margiela

Style It With

Cream Blush


Kevyn Aucoin

Multi-Buckle Bootie



Chunky Knit Sweater



Wear Them Like Leggings

A pair of ultra-skinny leather pants will be your go-to during the winter months for work, weekend or a night out. Photo: Street Peeper

Our Favorite Leather Leggings

Faux Leather Leggings


MICHAEL Michael Kors

Leather Leggings



Leather Angel Leggings



Style It With

Nail Lacquer in Viper


Tom Ford

High Heel Court Shoe



Pinstripe Blazer



Wear Them Biker-Style

If you want something in your closet that'll add instant edge, opt for a pair of leather pants with zippers or a moto-inspired cut. Photo: Saint Laurent, fall 2013; Courtesy

Our Favorite Biker-Style Leather Pants

Leather Leggings With Zips



Leather Trouser



Kerry Biker Trousers


Isabel Marant

Style It With

Precision Liquid Liner


Le Metier de Beaute

Margo Ankle Boots


Sam Edelman

Ghost Plaid Blouse