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7 Ways to Rock a Leather Jacket — Even in the Summer!

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Dust off your leather jacket and start showing it off with your summer style. A leather jacket can be the perfect way to add a bit of an edge to your look. One of my favorite combinations is the leather jacket with a fancy dress, like you can see here. I think it adds an unexpected element that really makes the outfit stand out. Before you head out for the afternoon, consider bringing along a leather jacket to pair with your favorite denim shorts or printed skirt.

Here are 7 ways you can still rock a leather jacket in the heat:

 

Leather and a Summer Dress 1 of 7
Wear a button-up leather jacket with a loose silk or chiffon dress with sandals. Roll up the sleeves above the elbow for a summery look.

Buy it for $379.99 at Madewell
Leather and a Short Skirt 2 of 7
Bring out your leather jacket to pair with a funky, short skirt. If you want you can add tights with your heels or keep them off to stay cool in the heat.

Get more inspiration at Delightfully Tacky
Leather and a Fancy Dress 3 of 7
This is one of my favorite looks for a summer night out. Wear a fancy dress with heeled sandals, and an edgy motorcycle jacket.

Get more inspiration at The Little Magpie
Leather and Neon Colors 4 of 7
Keep your leather jacket from looking too heavy by brightening it up for summer with a colorful maxi skirt and neon purse.

Get more inspiration at The Fabulous Life of a Natural Disaster
Leather and a Crop Top 5 of 7
Show off your leather jacket by pairing it with a printed mini skirt and crop top.

Buy it for $399.99 at Urban Outfitters
Leather and Denim 6 of 7
Mix together your leather and denim by wearing your jacket with a pair of comfortable jean shorts.

Buy it for $499.99 at Urban Outfitters.
Leather and a Romper 7 of 7
Put on your comfiest romper with a pair of heeled sandals and top it off with a leather jacket and your favorite jewelry.

Get more inspiration at Kaile Chung

 

Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family. Follow Jaime on TwitterFacebookPinterest, and YouTube.

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