Traditionally, suede is a cold-weather textile, but this year, designers were feeling it for spring. Gucci and Derek Lam tapped the '70s for inspiration with suede skirts, while Chanel and Chloé gave us head-to-toe looks in the material. Still doubtful? Get "per-sueded" with our colorful spring picks, below.
Look for suede that’s not too heavy in weight—it drapes beautifully.
Tibi skirt, $1,195; tibi.com.
A quiet way to rock the gladiator trend.
Zara sandals, $100; zara.com.
Culottes and suede are both huge for spring—work the trends simultaneously with this one piece.
Topshop culottes, $280; topshop.com.
Pair with a ribbed knit T-shirt for a subtle '70s vibe.
Adam Lippes skirt, $1,430; net-a-porter.com.
The d’Orsay shoe is a updated version of the ballet flat.
J.Crew flats, $138; jcrew.com.
Extend the life of this piece with tights and stacked-heel booties come fall.
APC skirt, $690; apc.fr.com.
For a bold, statement piece, gravitate toward bright colors.
American Apparel bag, $130; americanapparel.com.
Pale pumps elongate your legs—and bonus—suede is softer and more comfortable than leather.
DVF pumps, $325; shopbop.com.
Layer over a sleeveless button-down or under a denim jacket.
Theory dress, $715; theory.com.
Just the topper for high-waisted dark denim flares.
H&M jacket, $249; hm.com.