5 Different Leather Skirts and How to Style Them for Winter

Which leather skirt style is your favorite? We don’t discriminate. Whether it’s a chic midi pencil skirt or a full mini skirt, we want in on the fun.

Leather skirts are undoubtedly sterling skirt options for winter. They do their work in giving you a semblance of cold protection and in keeping your outfits stylish. So when you are in doubt, go for leather skirts!

Take a look at these bloggers and get some ideas on how to style the different types of leather skirts:

1. Pencil Skirt

Jill Jill from The August Diaries

Pencil skirts are actually quite versatile so you won’t have a hard time styling them. But here is a copy-worthy outfit from The August Diaries blogger, Jill. She wore it with a chunky cable-knitted sweater!

Why this works: She balanced out the slim-fitting silhouette of the skirt with a slouchy top that adds more volume. Jill also played with texture by pairing leather with knitwear, giving this an interesting edge.

Get These:

McQ Alexander McQueen Stretch Leather Pencil Skirt McQ Alexander McQueen Stretch Leather Pencil Skirt, $791.00

Joes Jeans Jessica Leather Skirt Joe’s Jeans Jessica Leather Skirt, $295.00

2. Pleated Skirt

Barbora Barbora from Vogue Haus

The pleated leather skirt has a lot of versatility. Not only can you play the part of a preppy girl with it but you can also style it in a modern way. Take a look at Barbora’s outfit. She wore her pleated skirt with a long jacket and a plain shirt. For extremely cold days, mix it up with a pair of tights and ankle boots.

Why this works: A leather jacket might have made this look over-the-top but she only opted for a leather-sleeved jacket. There is a subtle edge to the look that captured the essence of modern styling.

Get These:

Derek Lam Pleated Skirt Derek Lam Pleated Skirt, $700.00

Nicole Miller Leather Pleat Flared Skirt Nicole Miller Leather Pleat Flared Skirt, $385.00

3. Maxi/Midi Skirt

KP KP from Eleventh and Sixteenth

Leather maxi or midi skirts can be overwhelming. But keep it from looking excessive by choosing solid-colored pieces to go with it. KP did just that when she wore her black leather skirt with her black top and camel-tone coat.

Why this works: The color combination made the whole look cohesive.

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Tibi Full Leather Skirt Tibi Full Leather Skirt, $998.00

Theory Gelsey Leather Skirt Theory Gelsey Leather Skirt, $795.00

4. Wrap Skirt

Lydia Lydia from The Black Feather

Leather wrap skirts are best worn with sweaters. We love Lydia’s look because it is both stylish and appropriate for the winter season. She wore her skirt with a pair of tights and gave the look more edge to it by wearing a wide-brimmed hat.

Why this works: Because the wrap skirt is very versatile, it’s easy to wear it with even the chunkiest of tops. The skirt also flattered Lydia’s figure, especially with those tights on.

Get These:

Tess Giberson Leather Wrap Skirt Tess Giberson Leather Wrap Skirt, $250.00

Josh Goot Wrap Miniskirt Josh Goot Wrap Miniskirt, $745.00

5. Skater Skirt

Sandra Sandra from Sandra B

You can’t go wrong with a good leather skater skirt. Wear it just like what Sandra did here – with a fitted top and a coat draped over her shoulders.

Why this works: Sandra played with the length of the pieces in this ensemble. The skirt is short but it was balanced out by the long coat. She also threw in a pair of knee-high boots for more style factor.

Get These:

Topshop Andie Faux Leather Skater Skirt Topshop Andie Faux Leather Skater Skirt, $76.00

Olympia Le-Tan Pleated Skirt Olympia Le-Tan Pleated Skirt, $1690.00

If you find yourself stuck in a fashion rut this winter, go get your trusty leather skirt and style them up the way these bloggers did!

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