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How to Wear Leather in the Summer: Your Street-Style Guide

StyleCaster | Monica Mercuri

We know what you’re thinking: Sporting anything leather during the peak of summer’s humidity sounds just out right outrageous. And when you’re standing on a boiling subway platform waiting for your delayed train, the last material you want to be rubbing against your already-irritated skin is leather.

But don’t count leather out of your summer wardrobe just yet – there are many ways to incorporate leather into your outfits without feeling like you’re going to get overheated. Casually adding on a lightweight biker jacket will add a punch of spunk to your look and will also save you from the below-freezing temperatures in your office. And if that’s not your style, there are tons of other leather pieces that won’t break a sweat, like open back leather dresses, cropped pants, and skirts.

So, it’s time to grab that dusty leather jacket lying at the bottom of your box of winter clothes and give it a good shake. And if you’re in need of some good street-style inspo, we’re here to help you out. We brought you 16 street-style trendsetters who found a way to incorporate leather into their summer wardrobe, including a red-hot leather skirt and glossy pleated pants. Scroll through our favorites, below.

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Acne Studios Levice Pleated Leather Dress, $787.50; at The Outnet

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Barneys New York Lambskin Straight-Leg Trousers, $1,375; at Barneys New York

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ASOS Midi Pencil Skirt in Leather, $135; at ASOS

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Denise Cropped Wide-Leg Pants, $39.50; at Guess

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Edited The Label Leather Skirt ‘Naomi’, $148.31; at Edited

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H&M Biker Jacket, $24.99; at H&M

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Mango Patent Wrap Front Mini Skirt, $34; at ASOS

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Brunello Cucinelli Leather Pull-On Single-Pleat Pants, $3,125; at Neiman Marcus

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Moto Black Vinyl Jamie Jeans, $30; at Topshop

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Revolve The Leather Mini Skirt, $318; at Revolve

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Nation Leather Jacket, $498; at This Is Veda

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Net-A-Porter Topshop Unique Patent-leather Wrap Mini Skirt, $330; at Net-A-Porter

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Party Fringe Low Back Vegan Leather Dress, $398; at Mark and Estel Shop

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Revolve Amber L Pencil Skirt, $212; at Revolve

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Rainer Zero Leather Moto Jacket, $695; at The Arrivals

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Vetements Leather Trench Coat, $2,545; at Vetements

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