From left: Street style from Paris Fashion Week; Dadelszen ‘The Ocean Between Us’ Summer 20/21; Street style from New York Fashion Week.

Leather weather is here, and these are the sleek new pieces to add to your wardrobe

While it’s true that leather is timeless, it’s also true that compared to other fabrics, it has been subject to a huge number of reinventions — always morphing at the behest of designers who recognise its potential. Now, leather is being given a somewhat softer treatment, fashioned into elegant silhouettes and form-fitting shapes that stand at odds with the textile’s tough-guy history.

From dresses that cinch cleverly at the waist to pieces that proffer the material in lighter tones and weights, the leather of the season is distinctly ladylike, and we’re all for it. Here are the pieces, both traditional and faux leather, to add to your wardrobe now.

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Isabel Marant Lilet low boot

Isabel Marant Lilet low boot

Isabel Marant Lilet low boot

Isabel Marant Lilet low boot

Available from Workshop

Bottega Veneta point-collar leather shirt

Bottega Veneta point-collar leather shirt

Bottega Veneta point-collar leather shirt

Bottega Veneta point-collar leather shirt

Available from Matches Fashion

Stand Studio Eudora leather flared pants

Stand Studio Eudora leather flared pants

Stand Studio Eudora leather flared pants

Stand Studio Eudora leather flared pants

Available from Net-a-Porter

Proenza Schouler leather blazer

Proenza Schouler leather blazer

Proenza Schouler leather blazer

Proenza Schouler leather blazer

Available from Net-a-Porter

Diorcamp ankle boot

Diorcamp ankle boot

Diorcamp ankle boot

Diorcamp ankle boot

Available from Dior

Isabel Marant Luz pillow pouch

Isabel Marant Luz pillow pouch

Isabel Marant Luz pillow pouch

Isabel Marant Luz pillow pouch

Available from Workshop

Nanushka Ashton vegan leather jumpsuit

Nanushka Ashton vegan leather jumpsuit

Nanushka Ashton vegan leather jumpsuit

Nanushka Ashton vegan leather jumpsuit

Available from Muse

Gucci Jackie 1961 small hobo bag

Gucci Jackie 1961 small hobo bag

Gucci Jackie 1961 small hobo bag

Gucci Jackie 1961 small hobo bag

Available from Gucci

Rejina Pyo Keiko faux leather jacket

Rejina Pyo Keiko faux leather jacket

Rejina Pyo Keiko faux leather jacket

Rejina Pyo Keiko faux leather jacket

Available from Net-a-Porter

Paris Georgia oversized cowboy trousers

Paris Georgia oversized cowboy trousers

Paris Georgia oversized cowboy trousers

Paris Georgia oversized cowboy trousers

Available from Paris Georgia

Isabel Marant Remko boot

Isabel Marant Remko boot

Isabel Marant Remko boot

Isabel Marant Remko boot

Available from Workshop

Nili Lotan Carter fringed leather jacket

Nili Lotan Carter fringed leather jacket

Nili Lotan Carter fringed leather jacket

Nili Lotan Carter fringed leather jacket

Available from Matches Fashion

Prada brushed leather slingback pumps

Prada brushed leather slingback pumps

Prada brushed leather slingback pumps

Prada brushed leather slingback pumps

Available from Prada

Loulou Studio Paloas leather pants

Loulou Studio Paloas leather pants

Loulou Studio Paloas leather pants

Loulou Studio Paloas leather pants

Available from Workshop

Prada Monolith brushed leather lace-up shoes

Prada Monolith brushed leather lace-up shoes

Prada Monolith brushed leather lace-up shoes

Prada Monolith brushed leather lace-up shoes

Available from Prada

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