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Why you should consider vegan leather & how to style it!

What is it? Who is it for? And how do I style it?

Unlike traditional leather which is made from animal hide, vegan leather, AKA faux leather or pleather, allows you to rock that fashionista style without harming any four-legged friends or breaking the bank. This cruelty-free fabric is so versatile and a sure way to take any outfit from drab to fab.

It’s time to hang up your worn denim jacket and trade it for something with a little more pizazz.

Not sure how to style your new found favourite? 

Wet look is no longer just for the night life, wear it all day long, particularly in those cooler climates. Comfortable and oh so chic, you don’t have to be a vegan to fall in love with vegan leather. And it doesn’t stop there! Say hello to the new cool weather staples, guaranteed to elevate your look. Pants, jackets, tops, you name it, this leather alternative is tran-seasonal and essential to every stylist's collection.

Classic. Go-to. Biker jacket.

Need we say more? Admit it, this wardrobe wonder has seen you through some unforgettable nights out, so many so, it’s probably time to upgrade. Out with the old and in with the new, Femme’s stunning jackets an easy way to take your casual dresses, jeans and tees to another level, simply layer over and hit the town!

So, what else is made from vegan leather?

I’m sure by now you’ve heard all about the shacket. Well guess what, it doesn’t end with plaid. This trend is so big you won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to combine all your fav jackets into one. All the style, minus the heavy feel of traditional leather outerwear, vegan shackets are a must have this season. Pair them up with grey wash jeans, heeled black boots and belt it at the waist to create a show-stopping silhouette.

If you’ve been looking for an easy way to spice up your workwear wardrobe, try adding a vegan leather shirt or a double breasted blazer into the mix. Team it up with a pencil skirt and heels appropriate for the office before letting and heading out for drinks after work. The fabric’s bold aesthetics will be sure to add a slick finishing touch to any outfit.

Selecting the right vegan leather bottoms to suit your style

Have an event planned for a chilly evening? Front up in a vegan leather skirt, sheer black stockings, heeled boots and a boss lady attitude. For the top half, tuck in a balloon sleeve knit jumper and accessorise with some layered necklaces and a small shoulder bag.

Skirts not your thing? Try paper-bag shorts instead. Thanks to the powers of technology, this stunning fabric can be constructed from various fibres to allow for the stretch and shape traditional leather just can’t give you. But enough of the boring stuff - vegan leather is awesome! How often do you get all dressed up for dinner only to realise your jeans don’t stretch! When selecting your vegan leather pants, look for something with an elastane blend for that little extra movement and added comfort. 

For an ensemble which can take you from work to the bar with confidence, team your vegan leather pants up with a blouse and blazer. If it’s a day look you’re after, drape a generous fitting jumper over slim leg pants or leggings and tuck it in on one side. Check out LMTBYB FEMME CONNECTION IGTV for Styling tips!