Rachel Weisz Knows How To Wear Leather and Look Totally Chic
I’ll Have What She’s Having: Rachel Weisz Best Dressed / Warm Weather Leather Looks
The proposition of the summer leathers we’ve been seeing on the runways for the past few seasons has always seemed a little questionable, if not completely daunting.
That is, until we saw Rachel Weisz donning a leather dress from See by Chloe’s Resort 2012 collection so effortlessly mid-summer.
Take a cue from the relaxed ease and classic, uncomplicated shape of her striped frock that’s got a kicky a-line hem to help your body breathe.
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In a demure, lady-like shape with graphic ivory stripes, she takes the aggressive nature out of leather garb by updating a prim 60′s stand-by in the season’s must-have fabrication.
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Stylist’s Tips on How To Wear Leather:
- Look for leather pieces in basic/classic shapes
- Stick to neutral colors and solid skins
- For warmer weather, think about pieces that sit away from the body and save body-con numbers for later
- Leather pieces give off a certain attitude, let your leather pieces stand on their own by sticking to simple accessories, hair & make-up – Naveed Hussain
We pulled a few ladylike leather dress to help you transition into Fall. So chic, have a think:
Photo:See by Chloé
Naveed Hussain, stylist and fashion editor, has a BA in art history and extensive knowledge in the history of fashion and social media outreach. Naveed also covers fashion, music and art and was assistant to the owner & editor at VagabondNyc, where he also contributed to FocusOnStyle. Naveed has unlimited access to current and future fashion news & trends. He has worked as a buyer and has styled for The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times.