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Some skeptics may say that leather in the summer is simply too scorching, but this Fashionista proves it is simply a sizzling look! I encountered this stylish young lady making her way to a daytime brunch with friends in this notably energetic ensemble. Her pop of emerald green color gives off an incredibly youthful vibe, perfect for a casual brunch with friends or a night out on the town.

You may ask, what is the trick to avoid the heat? Go faux. There are plenty of affordable leather imitations that make the heavy reality of leather a thing of the past. These items are not only more affordable for us penny-pinching college kids, but much more widely accessible as well. To show off this trend in the sunshine, emulate how this Fashionista went for a quarter length sleeve and a cropped cut. These attributes show a little more skin while simultaneously keeping the heat at bay.

To complete the look, it is critical that you craft the perfect outfit to pair with your “leather.”  This white goddess inspired maxi dress incorporates several gigantic trends for the season; it is simplistic, lacy and long. The easygoing nature of the dress is a great contrast to the harsh identity that is usually equated with leather. By mixing these two textures, the leather comes off as a much more relaxed look. The finishing touches of pairing the look with tribal sandals and retro shades create a laid back vibe that others will surely envy.

This Fashionista exhibits why leather is sure to be the hottest craze to try this summer!

One Simple Change: To utilize this look for another day, simplify. Leave the leather jacket at home and throw on a swimsuit underneath the maxi. The light fabric and carefree energy of the dress will serve as the perfect cover-up for a day on the water. If you follow these tips, you will surely be the most chic sunbather at the beach!


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