#InspiredByInStyle: Little Black Blog Blogger (and InStyle Reader) Katie Niemiec on How to Rock Leather Pants

Reader of the Week 10/17/14
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In this new series, we demonstrate how our most avid readers sport the trends in our magazine. Look for it on What’s Right Now every weekend, and be sure to try out a look or two yourself and tweet us a photo @InStyle using #inspiredbyinstyle. This week, we’re featuring Katie Niemiec of Little Black Blog.

After stumbling upon the "Find Your Perfect: Leather Pants" story in the October issue, anchored by the gorgeous Miranda Kerr in buttery soft Helmut Lang leggings, I was inspired to take the plunge and purchase my very first pair of faux leather bottoms (well, almost all faux leather—the jersey stripe down the side adds an extra bit of stretch for comfort). I teamed them with a white lace top and poppy pink accessories to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I also liked the combo of hard and soft hues. Now that I have (sort of) leather pants, I can totally join a rock band, right? Right. Get inspired by more InStyle readers we ♥ in our gallery.

Browse through Niemiec’s blog at onelittleblackblog.com or follow her on Twitter at @katieniemiec.Plus, check out more of our readers (and find out which stories inspired them) in our November issue with the gorgeous Taylor Swift on the cover, available on newsstands and for digital download now.

Be our Reader of the Week! If one of our stories has inspired you to mix it up, send us a pic (300 dpi or larger) of your transformation to letters@instylemag.com, submit it through InStyle’s Tumblr, or tweet us @InStyle with the hashtag #inspiredbyinstyle. You could be featured in InStyle and on InStyle.com! And really, what’s cooler than that?

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