You need a pair of leather pants in your closet this season. This trusty staple does a better job of thwarting the cold than your regular jeans, and the leather toughness will guarantee that your ensembles are always on point.
Don’t worry about the potential limited-versitility of leather pants, either! We’ve compiled 10 outfits you can use as inspiration to make sure you’re getting heavy use out of your investment.
1. Miranda Kerr
The Australian model teamed up her pants with a black button down shirt and a pair of tuxedo oxfords. She kept the cold at bay with a camel-toned fur swing coat.
Miranda Kerr out and about in Paris. She had lunch at the Bristol hotel and did some shopping at Sonia Rykiel store in St. Germain des Pres in Paris on February 27, 2014
2. Naomi Watts
The British actress layered a robe coat over her leather pants ensemble and accessorized with a fedora, a Gucci crossbody bag and a pair of sandals. Switch to closed shoes to keep your feet warm.
Naomi Watts out and about in New York City wearing a large black hat, beige cashmere coat, leather pants, high heel shoes and carrying two Givenchy bags in New York on October 20, 2014
3. Jamie Chung
The American actress and former reality television personality chose a pair of grey leather pants. She paired the edgy bottoms with a checkered jacket and statement accessories.
Jamie Chung at the NBA 2K15 Launch Celebration held at the Standard in New York on September 23, 2014
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4. Kendall Jenner
The American television personality and fashion model styled her skin-tight leather pants with a printed t-shirt, a moto jacket and a pair of shiny boots
Kendall Jenner returning to her hotel in Manhattan on June 4, 2014
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5. Caroline Flack
The English television presenter used a chic blazer to tie her boxy shirt and leather pants look together. Her pair of black and white pumps were a nice touch too!
Caroline Flack leaving Shoreditch House in London on March 25, 2014
6. Olivia Palermo
The American socialite also turned to a blazer for a polished, albeit edgy look. But she made it look more sophisticated by doing away with the under shirt and cinching the blazer at the waist with a thick belt. She finished off the look with a pair of lace pumps.
Olivia Palermo at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2014 London held at Earl’s Court in London on December 2, 2014
7. Karlie Kloss
The American fashion model looked cozy in a button down shirt layered with a gray sweater. She accessorized with a pair of shin-length boots and a Chanel bag.
Karlie Kloss out and about in New York City on December 11, 2014
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8. Cheryl Cole
The English recording artist, dancer and television personality injected a feminine flair to the leather pants by teaming her pair with a chiffon top with a pussy bow and a pair of bow-adorned pumps
Cheryl Cole attends the ICAP Charity Trading Day in London on December 3, 2014
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9. Kim Kardashian
The reality star opted for a pair of eye-popping red leather pants. She styled the pants with a plain grey sweater, a blazer and a pair of strappy sandals.
Kim Kardashian leaving The Villa Restaurant of Woodland Hills in Calabasas, Los Angeles, California on April 25, 2014
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10. Jessica Alba
The actress styled a pair of loose-fitting trousers with a knitted top layered over a white under shirt and a pair of mesh pumps.
Jessica Alba arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in California on August 14, 2014
Will your next outfit look anything like what these celebrities wore? Let us know by leaving a comment below!
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