Can You Wear Faux Leather in Spring?

ba&sh Sophia Dress // wood round earrings // Topshop Sabrina Shoulder Link Baglove this tortoise shell acrylic handbag // Karl Lagerfeld Paris Cieone Sandal 

Yes, you can wear leather in spring. Let me say it again – yes, you can! Faux leather made a huge debut last year in dresses and separates of all kinds: skirts, jackets, tops, and pants. And, let’s not forget the popularity in faux leather accessories that we all enjoy such as shoes, belts, and bags. It is still making waves right now as buyers can now choose from a plethora of buttery vegan leathers that look better than the real thing!

Faux leather once had the same reputation of faux fur which as tacky and tasteless. But, wearing and owing faux leather is no longer a fashion faux pas and I am one happy fashionista because of this. It may not retain as much heat as authentic leather does which in this case works perfect for my case of wearing faux leather in spring. It adds the right amount of warmth for your body without having you sweat bullets. Also, another reason why vegan leather is a great choice is that it is more affordable than real leather and cruelty-free. What’s not to love?

I am a true believer of wearing what you want. Like I always say, fashion is fun! So, if you are new to faux leather – now is the time to experiment. I can tell you this right away – it definitely ups your street cred! You can instantly elevate your look by infusing some faux leather into your OOTD. Faux leather always finds glamorous spot in Fashion Week, it is always spotted on celebrities and fashion bloggers and it is ageless. Whether you are an energetic teen through stylish grandma – wearing faux leather is a sign you have made it to style hall of fame! It does not discriminate.

With spring around the corner and fashion trends are embracing all things light, bright, and breezy. Here is six tips in how you can incorporate faux leather into spring making it easy and stylish:

Stay Bright: keep you looking fresh by adding pops of color into your faux leather look. See how I added a pop of cheery yellow in my sandals to my all brown vegan midi dress.

Karl Lagerfeld Paris Cieone Sandal, $128

Mix Texture: adding different textural elements into your faux leather look will create visual interest to your outfit. Incorporate different textures into your shoes or handbag is a great way to start.

My World Croc-Embossed Vegan Leather Tote, $98

Dr. Scholl’s No Bad Days Platform Slip-On Sneakers, $50 

Show Skin: show off a little skin with a midi dress which will bare your legs more or a simple t-shirt or basic tank top with a faux leather skirt or pants. This will your balance the look.

White House Black Market Faux Leather Pencil Skirt, $110

Express Faux Leather Seamed Front High Waisted Leggings, $49

Pattern Play: mix in some different patterns such as polka dots, animal print or floral patterns to make your faux leather look more playful.

J.Crew Long-Sleeve Drapey Scalloped Top in Polka Dot, $79

Accessorize It: if you desire a safe approach to wearing faux leather you can do that easily with sporting a faux leather handbag or shoes.

ANTIK KRAFT Faux Leather Tote, $64

Jessica Simpson Garcelle Skimmer Flat, Black Faux Leather Flats $69

Beyond Black: yes, black in one of my favorite colors. But, faux leather comes in other colors too like brown, taupe, white, pink, hazy blue, and cream. Perfect choices for Spring.

Free People Modern Femme Vegan Leather Mini Skirt, $60

So, be bold and brave and wear faux leather in spring. I hope that my tips and my line up of stylish faux leather numbers will grace its way into your life this spring.

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