Leather never loses its appeal — or its effortless cool. While the most common leather staples are blazers and jackets, a leather dress is an essential worth adding to your closet. Contrary to popular beliefs, leather dresses are wearable and easy to style — not to mention durable for the colder months. In need of a dress, but the wind is a bit nippy? Leather dresses. Are your cotton or linen ones wearing thin? Leather dresses will last you for years. Plus, it’s a timeless piece that’ll never go out of fashion. You could call it the dress that’s immune to being outdated.
Also, while some silhouettes might feel a bit more daring thanks to their sleek and fitted appearance, they can be styled up or down. For instance, you can jazz it up with accessories like a belt and a matching leather handbag for a chic ‘fit, or pair low-heel booties with a mini dress instead of platform heels for a more daytime look. We’ve uncovered a plethora of pieces in various colors, cuts, and designs in both real and faux vegan leather. So tap into your inner rock-chic vibe with one of the mini, midi, or long-sleeve options ahead. Get ready to look and feel your best in a new leather dress.
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Mini Leather Dresses
Meet mini leather dresses, LBD’s edgy sister. They’re ready to spice up any strapless, fitted, tiered piece with a slick back look.
Bridal By Eloquii Draped Faux Leather Dress, $, available at Eloquii
The Somerset Collection by Anthropologie The Somerset Mini Dress: Faux Leather Edition, $, available at Anthropologie
Urban Outfitters Fast Lane Faux Leather Moto Mini Dress, $, available at Urban Outfitters
French Connection Etta Vegan Leather Dress, $, available at Bloomingdale’s
Mango Leather Effect Cross Back Dress, $, available at Mango
Ganni Belted leather mini shirt dress, $, available at The Outnet
Midi Leather Dresses
Midi dresses can easily feel overwhelming. A leather version does the opposite by hugging your body, emphasizing your curves, and elongating your legs.
REMI x REVOLVE Gwen Faux Leather Dress, $, available at Revolve
Staud Faux Leather Fit & Flare Dress, $, available at Nordstrom
Good American Faux Leather Vacay Dress, $, available at Good American
Karen Millen Leather Military Belted Pencil Dress, $, available at KAREN MILLEN
Ashley Stewart Tiered Faux Leather Midi Dress, $, available at Ashley Stewart
Modern Citizen Jini Vegan Leather Belted Midi Dress, $, available at Modern Citizen
Long-Sleeve Leather Dresses
Cold weather calls for long-sleeve dresses. Whether you pair tights with your mini or ankle boots with your midi, you’ll stay warm while staying cool.
ASOS DESIGN Long Sleeve Pu Cut Out Mini Dress In Khaki, $, available at ASOS
Jonathan Simkhai Mara Draped Vegan Leather Midi Dress, $, available at Intermix
Nanushka Halli Belted Vegan Leather Mini Shirt Dress, $, available at Net-A-Porter
Gabrielle Union Collection Islande Faux-Leather Tie-Front Dress, $, available at New York & Company
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