Leather in the Desert

Free People SkirtZara Top, Cambridge Satchel, Vince Booties (similar), Chan Luu (similar) and Hermes Bracelets, Cartier Watch, TOMS sunnies, Assorted Vintage/Street find necklaces

I love that leather has become such a big trend for fall.  I personally am eyeing a few new leather pieces, especially this leather dress.  As much as I love to incorporate leather into my fall transition pieces I am mindful that I still live in Dubai and leather in September still is not the best idea (it is a bit warm here afterall).

This is why I absolutely love the two items of clothing I am wearing here in this picture.  First, my vegan friendly leather skirt from Free People is not only cute, but also has enough swing in it to provide some breathing room than a more fitted leather skirt.  My top only has leather sleeves, thus making it the perfect leather accented top for a warm weather place such as Dubai or most of the US as we all know it doesn’t really start to get cold till October in most places anyway

Anyone else jumping on the leather trend for fall?  What are you looking to buy?

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109 Responses

  1. Neris says:

    i love it! the bag adds a perfect pop of color and all the necklaces are gorgeous!


    Fashion Fractions

  2. Borjana says:

    I’m in love with that pretty skirt,honey!:)

  3. So creative with pearl layering! Love it! XX


  4. Love your top it works soo well with that skirt!
    I’ve been after a leather pleated skirt for so long. Love yours xx

  5. shana-style says:

    You look chic, love your skirt

  6. Love your whole outfit! Perfect as always!


  7. Sandra says:

    This top is so cool, the grey tone, the leather applications, just perfect.

  8. Aitana says:

    I love your skirt!!!^^
    so beautiful ;)


  9. Morgan Brooks says:

    I love this outfit! Too cute! You are so fab.
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  10. Sylwia says:

    wow! You look awesome! <3


  11. Francesca says:

    I love this outfit!! I especially want your skirt!

    Francesca xo

  12. I can imagine that leather is somewhat unhandy in Dubai during summer… :) I love the skirt though. As I love leather! The bag is awesome btw :D

    Love, Mary ♡ Fashionbirds

  13. LOVE the skirt. what a great transitional piece. when you do make it somewhere cold this winter/fall it will look amazing with tights & booties!!!

    xo. cake & valley.

  14. katherine says:

    i love that faux leather skirt on you. especially with the pink accents – quite fun

    i really want a leather (or faux) jacket, but i don’t think i can look good in one sadly!

  15. Alison says:

    That top is fabulous! Is that a recent zara purchase?


    • Amy says:

      Hi Allison, yes it is! It’s also available on-line I would size up as I ended up with a medium! Thanks for reading! xx Amy

  16. Everything is so perfect Amy I’m at a loss which to like..haha!



  18. Love the skirt! Yes I am craving leather pieces for fall. I have a pair of pants but that is it right now. I want a dress, shorts, and a skirt at least…


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  19. Rachel says:

    Love the pop of neon pink against the gray and black.

    Life Unsweetened

  20. amy says:

    Love this skirt Amy, I have one almost just like it. I have been waiting to pull it out for cooler weather. Loving this look on you!


  21. Kristian says:

    I’ve never seen something with just leather sleeves. That’s neat looking!

  22. Emily says:

    such a cute combo! I’m dying over that skirt! xx – E


  23. Chinny says:

    wow neon satchel and leather……..what a perfect combo. I’m on the leather wagon as well, still looking for the perfect pair.


  24. Alyssa says:

    I’m totally looking to get my hands on a leather skirt like this one–and possibly another bag (not that I realllyyyyy need one). I love how you made this look work for summer–so cute!

    The Glossy Life

  25. Julie says:

    I love everything about this outfit! Layers of necklaces, pop of bright pink, and that skirt – great combo!
    xo, Julie

  26. Just GORGEOUS. I love the leather skirt. You look stunning.

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  27. Bonnie says:

    I am definitely digging this leather skirt. Meeeowwww. I want one of my own this Fall.

    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

  28. Maria says:

    Love the leather! You are definitely rocking this trend!

  29. Heidi says:

    Great post! Just found your blog, love your outfits.

  30. Linda says:

    Wow, a leather AND pleated skirt? That is so awesome! I love it, as well as the bright pink bag ♥

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  31. Rachel says:

    Gorgeous leather pleated skirt! Your necklaces and bag are super cute too!


  32. Cathy says:

    Loving the pleating on this skirt and how you pulled the look together with the leather capped sleeves on the tee!


  33. Joanna says:

    Love that pink bag and leather skirt. I’ve been on the hunt for a leather skirt- a great piece for all seasons :)

  34. Ellie says:

    I’m totally loving the leather trend. I don’t really wear skirts too often so I was thinking something along the lines of a cool leather top(I saw one recently that I fell in love with)


  35. You are soooo gorg!! I LOVE this outfit and the pop of neon is fantastic!
    Nikki at Bedazzles After Dark

  36. Mollie says:

    Love the bag! Looks great with the leather skirt!

    go for the glam

  37. Akanksha says:

    U look amazing.. the pink bag n nail paint.. love ur necklace too! :)

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  38. Meredith says:

    I love this whole outfit! I’m definitely looking to purchase a leather skirt just like yours for the fall!

  39. Adriana says:

    You look great, I love your satchel. I have a similar one in a neon color as well.


  40. Diana Marks says:

    very pretty look! I love your purse! have a lovely week!
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  41. you look so lovely~~~ love the leather skirt!!! xO!

  42. Bree says:

    Great outfit, loving that bright bag – totally gorgeous!

    xoxo Bree
    The Urban Umbrella


  43. Emily Nelson says:

    That leather skirt is possibly my favorite one I have ever seen. Love the ENTIRE outfit!


  44. I’m loving leather! I very much need to replace my current leather jacket and find a new one. It’s such a process…but once you find it, it’s so treasured!
    Loving your look – especially the pop of color with your bag!

  45. I hope I’m daring enough to try the leather trend this season!

  46. Sammy says:

    wow i love the outfit! the skirt looks so glam and the bag goes so well with the outfit <3


  47. Chioma says:

    love this look on you! :)

    C’s Evolution of Style

  48. Laura says:

    Love your blog and style! Your necklaces are great! I am now following!


  49. Jenny says:

    I am so LOVING that leather is coming back this Fall! I really love your outfit too! That skirt is fabulous, and love it paired with those feminine pearls and cool tee!

    xo Jenny

  50. Kathleen says:

    Your pink purse is amazing- I’m in love with the color! Great great look :)

  51. Marla says:

    I love your blog!!!!!! Your style is awesome and this skirt is to die for!!! I’m following you now on bloglovin. I hope you will stop by my blog and follow if you like it too xx


  52. Kelly says:

    love this bag so much xoxo

  53. Tracey says:

    Love it, I am addicted to leather and, living in Florida, it’s totally impractical!

  54. heather says:

    Love your whole look! Esp. loving the top and bag :)


  55. LOVE that pleated skirt and all your necklaces!


  56. oh, I am obsessed with leather and saw this shirt online!!! I almost bought it, but now seeing it on you I might have to!!! YOu look lovely!

  57. bravoerunway says:

    I am a huge fan of leather too!

  58. Tessa says:

    Love the leather skirt, leather is perfect. I myself wear leather shorts in summer and wintertime. Love your bright satchel as well!

  59. Amazing outfit ! I want it all, especially that bag !

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  60. Stephanie says:

    I love this!!! You look so great :)


  61. I heart that skirt…it’s amazing. And the addition of the leather sleeves is perfect for the hot weather. You look great!

    xo, jill from http://www.classywithakick.com

  62. Sandra says:

    Perfect outfit :)
    love the pink pop!

    Sandra @ Blasfemmes.com

  63. Xixia says:

    Oh, that’s perfect. I’m so glad it’s vegan friendly – that’s the biggest thing I have against leather. Those poor animals. T__T
    Anyways, your outfit looks beautiful! I really like how comfy your top is – a great contrast with the bottom. :)

    ♥ xixia | thisisxixia.com

  64. Sara says:

    I love your outfit, looks lovely!

    Love the leather trend so much, the Zara top is so cool ehhe



  65. Ashleigh says:

    I love the details of this top and of course the pleated skirt! xo


  66. Love everything leather. Skirt envy! Love it!

  67. I think this is my favorite outfit yet! I love how you layered those necklaces!! I really want to find a pair of open toed booties like yours :)

    xo SideSmile,

    SideSmile Style Blog

  68. Julie Khuu says:

    Smokin’ hot honey! Love the neon, the pearls! Like a modern day Carrie Bradshaw…eclectic and chic!

    Would love to get your thoughts on my most recent hotel renovation when you get a chance! Hope to see you soon!

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  69. Courtney says:

    I’m loving leather lately too. And those layered necklaces – you alway pair things perfectly!


  70. Jas says:

    love your skirt!

  71. Giovanna says:

    Cute look! Loving your bag and skirt!


  72. A's Fashion Files says:

    Such a pretty outfit! Love your skirt!! :)
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  73. Kristen says:

    Love this skirt!! Great outfit!!

  74. Cami says:

    you look great!! such a great bag!!


  75. Sarah Austin says:

    Love the neon bag!

  76. i WANT that t-shirt!!! LOVE. i have been going a little crazy in the faux leather department lately! but it has been in the 90′s for the last two weeks with INSANE humidity so i’m still in summer mode! =)

    xoxo, jenn
    the stylish housewife

  77. Lyddiegal says:

    i guess if you love to wear leather, even in the heat, that skirt is just perfect.

  78. Oh I’ve been eyeballing a pleated leather/pleather skirt for fall – yours is fantastic!

  79. I am in love with this look the pop of color with the bag and those pearls did the trick….


  80. Corinne says:

    Love that top! I’m on the look out for some pleather shorts :)

    Life etc

  81. Amy says:

    SO pretty!! This post makes me want that satchel even more now! If I break my shopping freeze, I’m blaming you:)

  82. Jessica says:

    Love the leather look! Especially the top! I definitely need to get more leather pieces for fall. The bag is also a nice pop of color.

  83. Delia says:

    wow! Great look you look amazing in that skirt! Love how you combined the black with the pink <3 the bag just lightens up the outfit !!!

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  84. Jordana says:

    Thanks for the lovely comment <3
    I absolutely love your skirt and the pop of colour with the bag! So cute!

  85. Anna says:

    Once again, you look totally flawless. Obsessed. Fabulous post, love. If you get a sec, I’ve got some exciting news regarding Giuliana Rancic. Eek! xo


  86. Erin says:

    obsessed with this outfit on you! I have been looking for a similar leather skirt for a while now! beautiful!


    Erin @ http://www.truffles-ruffles.com/

  87. Olga Choi says:

    this vivid bag looks so great on grey shades!


  88. Rachel says:

    Love catching up on your blog. This look is great on you… not sure if I could pull it off!


  89. Amy Black says:

    I LOVE this entire outfit. Especially the detailing on the sleeve of the shirt. Such a great look!



  90. Audrey says:

    LOVE this look head to toe! I really need to get that shirt from Zara! http://www.casualglamorous.com

  91. You are beyond rock and roll chic!! I am definitely going to be all over the (vegan) leather this year. I started with my first purchase last spring… a motorcycle jacket (think you saw :) from Forever 21… On clearance for $11.99?! Loving your entire look… that T is very cool, and I have not seen pleats in a vegan skirt. Checking that out now.

  92. Wore Out says:

    This is a stunning look on you and I love that you’re wearing vegan leather. Staple pieces done in leather really add interest and a fun level of texture to looks. Can’t wait to see how you wear these pieces as the temperatures dip.

  93. Daisy Nguyen says:

    LOVE the leather details, and that hot pink purse is PERFECT for this outfit!
    -Daisy Nguyen from PS BANANAS fashion blog:

  94. How funny, I just bought a pleated leather skirt at F21 very similar to yours and try out this same top at Zara last Saturday (it was a bit big on me so didn’t get it).

    You look great and thanks for all the comments on my blog!

    Stay tuned for leather on my blog… hahaha!

    Monica from Fashion Koketi

  95. love that skirt with the pearls

    Xo Megan

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