Though it's easy to play toughie, skins boast a newfound suppleness that gives you versatility. Treated more like a fabric than ever before, leather appears feminine, even practical, and wearable by all. HOW TO WEAR IT
In a full skirt, leather is supremely ladylike. As a blazer it's at home in an office. But whether you desire T-shirt casual or a major statement coat, go for a neutral or rich—not bright—color.
Photos: (left to right) Yves Saint Laurent
, Proenza Schouler