Stylish ways to wear a leather skirt for all occasions
Leather skirt outfits can be tough to pull off especially for work. For 2023 leather skirts aren’t just for Fall/Autumn and Winter, they’re a trend you can keep wearing through Spring and Summer. Whether it’s a black leather skirt outfit, lighter color, pencil midi or mini. They’re one of my capsule wardrobe must haves because they’re so versatile, classic, fashion forward and easy to layer with. These leather skirt outfit ideas are ways you can style your leather skirt outfit for pretty much all occasions from date night to the office to more casual. As well as what tops to wear with leather skirts for complete outfit inspo. If you want a fresher look for Spring and Summer switch out your black leather skirt for a white, beige, blue or blush one.
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What do you wear with a leather skirt for all seasons?
These are 6 of my favorite ways to style a leather skirt in 2023. Some are classic leather skirt outfit ideas that will last from year to year and others are more fashion forward for 2023 like leather on leather outfits.
6 Leather Skirt Outfit Ideas for Spring Summer
1. Cap sleeve puff shoulder top or dress and knee high or over the knee boots
Puff sleeves are one of the most feminine tops to wear with leather skirts. They are still in fashion for 2023, as are sheer tops. Take some of the edginess out of leather and the cap sleeves are flattering on the arms. I love the silhouette this style of top creates. If your dress or tunic top is too short to wear as a dress, throw it under a leather skirt like I’ve done.
Pair this look with some knee high or over the knee boots for a sexy date night look. You can lighten up the shoes you wear as the weather gets warmer or swap your black leather skirt for a lighter colored leather skirt. Add some gold accessories for a more glamorous look.
2. Leather skirt outfit idea for work | Silk cami and blazer
This style can work with any color whether you’re creating a business appropriate black leather skirt outfit or wearing a lighter color. A leather skirt can work for the office when the rest of the look is polished. The best tops to wear with leather skirts for the office are the ones you’d normally wear with your suits whether that’s a simple button down shirt or silk camisole.
Blazers always make outfits look more put together and chic. Whether that’s a cropped or long blazer or a cape jacket. I love pink and black together for giving black a softer more feminine look but the shape of this blazer keeps it looking professional and sophisticated and is an outfit that you could wear from work to a night out. I just did a camisole top edit as good ones can be hard to find.
If you’re worried a mini leather skirt might be too much for the office, have a look at these longer knee length and midi style leather pencil skirts.
3. Oversized Cardigan and Killer Heels
When a leather skirt’s more fitted, try contrasting an oversized cardigan for a cozy and casual look. This combination tones down a leather skirt and gives it a softer, more wearable look for the day. If you want to create more of a silhouette, you can always belt the cardigan. You can wear this look either with boots when its colder or killer pumps and a lighter material cardigan for warmer days.
4. Basic Tee, leather skirt & strappy sandals
If you want to make a leather skirt outfit really casual throw on a basic white tee and sneakers. To elevate a basic tee and make it more polished, just add heels, a blazer and a chunky gold chain necklace.
5. Black Tee and Denim Jacket | Casual black leather skirt outfit
Denim jackets are so great for layering in Spring and Fall as they’re so lightweight. A vintage rock t-shirt gives the leather skirt an edgier, cooler look. Sneakers will keep this look laid back and everyday casual streetwear but I personally love this look with heels to keep it ultra feminine and stylish.
6. Off The Shoulder Top and Statement Earrings
The leather skirt tends to take center stage with outfits but you can balance the look with a pair attention grabbing statement earrings. A light or bright colored off the shoulder top keeps your leather skirt looking fresh and spring like and lightens the look and feel of the outfit. Lighter materials help balance out the heavier leather for a more springlike look.