I apologize for the lack of posts the last few days as I’ve been without adequate internet access.
I’m on vacation, so this week, I will be blogging my picks out of the fall 2012 trends.
Leather (or faux leather) is everywhere for fall. I am sooo coveting a cropped leather
jacket. It’s an edgier alternative to the black blazer but almost as
I’m on the fence about whether to buy a leather jacket or a vegan alternative. As a friend to animals, I prefer animals wear their own skin. I seldom buy real leather, and when I do, I usually opt for vintage or used pieces to be more animal and environmentally friendly.
A major issue with finding a leather jacket is fit. Jackets made of cotton, wool, or synthetic fabrics can generally be altered to fit. Leather and faux leather is harder to alter, so finding a jacket that fits both a curvy and a petite frame has proven difficult, but my search is on!
Here’s my picks for the leather look:
|Asos Curve leather biker jacket|
|Simply Be black and chocolate PU biker jacket|
I was loving the look of this ponte knit and faux leather tee from The Limited. While I love The Limited, this top did not live up to my hopes. It had a boxy, unflattering fit and looked a little inexpensive. If I can find something similar though, I’m on it! Such an edgy but conservative addition to a work suit.
|The Limited faux leather tee|
The Limited has some other faux leather pieces coming out on September 6, including a pencil skirt and jacket. I will definitely be checking them out!
I am seriously considering a vegan leather pencil skirt this fall. Who doesn’t love a skirt that lets you live out your inner bad girl self while at work in an office? Or is that just me? ;-D
|Tinley Road vegan leather pencil skirt|
Do you like the leather trend? Do you wear real leather?