Warm-Weather Leather: You Can Do It

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Though we might be tempted to live solely in breezy cotton separates all season long, there are occasions in which a little extra va-va-voom is required. Before you balk at the thought of wearing leather during the spring and summer months, know that there are ways to pull off the look year-round (moto jacket lovers, rejoice). The key is incorporating crisp whites into the mix to keep the look fresh, or opting for pieces with delicate embellishments such as lace to add an air of romance to an otherwise moody fabric. With Miranda Kerr and Selena Gomez as your muses (seen here at Louis Vuitton’s Cruise show in Palm Springs, where the temperature reached the mid-80s), they prove it’s not only possible to rock warm-weather leather, but also look like total smokeshows while doing so.

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The Hero Skirt

The Kooples Leather Zip Mini Skirt, $465

The zipper detail keeps the vibe a little tough, but when paired with an optic white tank, the look still feels fresh enough for springtime wear.

The Hero Dress

Love Leather Slip Dress, $551

Stay cool in a leather dress with a sleeveless silhouette (ventilation is key), and select a style with pretty lace detailing to lend a little sweetness to the look.

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