In the Southwest, denim and leather are a classic pairing. However, you can also wear denim with leather without looking like you are from that region or on your way to a Western Bar. Read how.
- Denim Plus Leather Give an Edge to Your Look
- Leather Skirt with Denim Jacket Outfit Inspiration
- Jeans with Leather Jacket à la Emmanuelle Alt
- A Leather Jacket plus Jeans Combination Is Great for Fall
- Try a Faux Suede Blazer with Boyfriends Jeans
Denim Plus Leather Give an Edge to Your Look
Many women prefer neutrals in fashion. Often neutrals are worn just combined with other neutrals to create a professional outfits. Occasionally, a bright pop of color is added on the weekend or in business casual dressing. This color spot can be a pretty print or pattern. Pattern are sparsely used in professional outfits, and, of course, are also neutrals, may be with some red or soft pink.
Leather Skirt with Denim Jacket Outfit Inspiration
In the outfit photo below, the denim jacket gives the classic pencil skirt-shirt-pumps outfit a twist towards casual. The fact that the pencil skirt is leather adds a slight edge in the US. In Europe, a straight leather skirt is considered business casual style. You can wear it even in a conservative work environment except for corporate style.
Together the denim jacket and leather skirt keep the neutral colored outfit from being boring and stiff.
This outfit works well in a casual or creative work environment in the US. See the post at the link for an ultimate guide how to look great in denim over 40.
Jeans with Leather Jacket à la Emmanuelle Alt
The look below features a Euro Chic Style classic. This T-shirt, leather jacket, scarf with jeans recipe may seem familiar. It’s one of the typical outfits of Paris Vogue Editor-in-Chief Emmanuelle Alt. Read more on how to style an utility jacket in this guide.
You can find a comprehensive guide on how to look posh in leather at any age.
A Leather Jacket plus Jeans Combination Is Great for Fall
These summer sandals have a high coverage on the front of the foot. Thus, on a dry fall day, they can do duty as “open-toe fall booties”. They match well the color of the baseball jacket that is perfect as cover-up when being outside. Indoors, the color of the belt picks up the color of the sandals which perfectly integrates them into the fall outfit.
Stylist tip: When mixing cold and warm season items for fall, throw a fall color in.
Despite the sweater has short sleeves and is a summer item, its dark navy blue and cable knit pattern in combination with the tan color make it a great addition to any fall outfit.
Try a Faux Suede Blazer with Boyfriends Jeans
The next look is a perfect variation of Casual Friday outfits. The look features a winter business casual styling of sweater, blazer and jeans accessorized with a scarf. Read how to up your style with scarves.
Is there a Casual Friday culture at your work place? Do you just exchange one item to casual or do you go casual full on? Let me know, I am curious.
You can find other inspirations on how to wear a
Photos: G. Kramm
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