Leather may not be the first fabric that pops into your head when it comes to planning your warm-weather wardrobe, but that’s about to change. Championed by a handful of fashion heavyweights including Valentino, Isabel Marant and Loewe, black leather is one of SS19’s biggest trends. What sets the new designs apart is their loose, languid cuts – from paper-bag waist short-shorts to culottes, tunics and flowing dresses. Already topping wish lists is Nanushka’s belted mini dress; it feels so incredibly soft that it’s hard to believe its 100% vegan – the rebellious edge of leather with added eco-credentials.
HELL FOR LEATHER
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