Daniel Zuchnik

How To Wear Leather Pants

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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

$190

Topshop

Tapered Leather Pants

$1,350

3.1 Phillip Lim

Cassandra Trousers

$729

Bruuns Bazaar

Style It With

Jersey T-Shirt

$80

T by Alexander Wang

Amazon Elaphe Sandals

$795

Aquazzura

Semi Matte Lipstick

$26

NARS

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

$190

Mango

Cordovan Leather Trouser

$427

Ganni

Stretch Leather Leggings

$968

Maison Martin Margiela

Style It With

Cream Blush

$26

Kevyn Aucoin

Multi-Buckle Bootie

$110

Topshop

Chunky Knit Sweater

$839

Carven

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

$100

MICHAEL Michael Kors

Leather Leggings

$550

Madewell

Leather Angel Leggings

$1,300

Joseph

Style It With

Nail Lacquer in Viper

$32

Tom Ford

High Heel Court Shoe

$100

Zara

Pinstripe Blazer

$130

Mango

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

$40

Zara

Leather Trouser

$514

DNA

Kerry Biker Trousers

$2,095

Isabel Marant

Style It With

Precision Liquid Liner

$42

Le Metier de Beaute

Margo Ankle Boots

$200

Sam Edelman

Ghost Plaid Blouse

$248

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