^^pardon my very windblown Chicago look
|jacket: c/o Sheinside (buy it here) // tee: J.Crew // jeans: Lucky // flats: J.Crew|
I had two hours to kill at the mall this afternoon while the genius’s at apple worked on my dear computer. There were quite a few clearance events to take advantage of but I spent a good amount of time window shopping the fall lines of some of my favorite stores (gotta love the fact that they release fall lines when its still summer because by the time I can actually wear the clothes they go on sale!). I found myself gravitating toward everything leather from accented tops to flared skirts. There are so many ways to try leather this season but before you get to that, start with the basics:
Leather jackets offer the perfect way to transition your wardrobe from summer to fall. They’re easy to pair with tees in bright or light colors and instantly add texture (and warmth) to your summer staples. I’ve been throwing this faux leather number over just about everything this week and was so happy I had it for a very windy afternoon in Chicago over labor day.
If you’re up for it, a leather jacket is always a good investment. However, its easy to break the bank when it comes to leather so I recommend finding a good faux alternative. Here are four under $75 that I have my eye on: