Classic Edge: 17 Leather Items for Every Closet

Classic Edge: 17 Leather Items for Every Closet - Make It Better

From boots to bags to jackets and jewelry, leather (real or faux) is everywhere and has been forever. There are very few stores that you can walk into now that do not have at least one leather or pleather item on its shelves or hanging on its racks. However, it can be difficult to narrow down the pieces that will serve our own wardrobe best. Here are 17 different options that will give you that classic edge.

Leather Jacket Three Ways: Structured Draping vs Pastel Perfection vs Classic Moto

Illia Drape Napa Jacket

1. Drape Napa Leather Jacket from Exhibit

2. Joie Casella Leather Biker Jacket in Icy Lilac

3. Major Moto Jacket by Lucky Brand Jeans

We cannot talk about leather without paying respect to the classic leather jacket. Today, there are so many different ways to rock the leather jacket and so many options to choose from that people of all style types can find one to work into their look. The button close and structured torso of this Drape Napa Leather Jacket perfectly compliment its wide lapel. If you need a bit of color or want to steer clear of too much black, buy this jacket in Icy Lilac. Last but not least, the classic moto style leather jacket with its shiny chrome hardware and zippers to match is a great addition to any wardrobe.

Accessories of All Kinds

Leather Accessories

1. Long Fold Plate Necklace by mm Design

2. Vinson Sunglasses by Leisure Society

3. Audley Bordeaux Pump from Vibrato Boutique

4. Reyes Heeled Boots by Sam Edelman

5. Classic Sheffield 36mm Watch by Daniel Wellington

6. Leather & Vintage Chain Choker by Mountain Hides

If you’re not looking to have a full-on leather ensemble, there are still plenty of options to choose from to add to your accessory docket. For example, Optique has these incredible statement sunglasses by Leisure Society with leather blinders, or check out this beautiful choker with vintage accents from Mountain Hides. On the other hand, if you are looking for items that are perfect staples for your wardrobe, look to the Bordeaux Pumps from Vibrato or the clean lines of these boots by Sam Edelman.

Leather Bags 4 Ways

Leather Bags

1. Aria Pebble Foldover Bag from Juniper Boutique

2. Sofia Backpack by Rebecca Minkoff

3. Sevilla Clutch by J.McLaughlin

4. Leather Tote by Ceri Hoover

For many of us, the first thing we think of when we hear leather is handbag. Here are four different options to cover a few of the different styles we all need. First, the foldover bag from Juniper Boutique is great for everyday use with its neutral coloring and functional design. Next, this adorable backpack by Rebecca Minkoff adds a bit color with its playful fringe tassels and completes our want for the perfect cute rucksack. Every women needs their go-to clutch for formal occasions that goes with everything. J.McLaughlin has your back with their Sevilla clutch (it also comes in orange!) and its sophisticated design. Lastly, from Exhibit, we have this beautiful tote by Ceri Hoover available in black or as pictured above. Its simple and modern design makes it a great statement piece for a night out and still makes its possible for us to carry everything we can’t bear to leave behind.

Non-Clothing Essentials

Leather Gadgets copy

1. Leather Key Cover by Farmtown Denim

2. Leather iPhone Case by Utilia

3. Chelsea Carry All from Vintage Nest

4. Q Dreamer Sand Leather Activity Tracker by Fossil

You can find leather for anything, including technology and even keys! These tech and gadget accessories are one more way to incorporate the look in your life. First, these key covers by Farmtown Denim are all hand dyed, cut and sewn here in Chicago and are a great way to keep your key ring organized. Next, the iPhone Case by Utilia and Carry All from Vintage Nest are perfect ways to protect your devices (and you can even get the Carry All monogrammed). Finally, get active in style with this beautifully designed Rose Gold and Sand leather activity tracker by Fossil.

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