Get The Look For Less: Pleather

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

Leather is one of those pieces that never go out of style. Each season it makes an appearance in various shapes and forms, be it as a classic leather bomber jacket, a new “it” bag or as subtle detailing. Evidently, leather is a luxury, not to mention an animal-based product. For those who are on a budget or opposed to wearing animal skin, you can still get the look of leather for a fraction of the price with pleather. Today’s quality of this faux good makes it virtually undistinguishable from the real deal. Check out these must-have leather pieces and their alternative, equally stylish pleather counter-options.

Tops, Bottoms & Dresses
We love that peplum shirts, skirts and leather leggings are big this fall, but shelling out over $1,000 on a trendy item isn't exactly realistic. Take a que from The Row and 3.1 Philip Lim, who play with leather to update simple pieces.

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The Jacket
A wardrobe staple. Yet these three pieces go for $300-$700…

From left: Doma, Kenneth Cole, Coach

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The Details
Leather accents are big this fall; adding leather sleeves to a knit sweater or leather piping to a blouse dresses up your basics and can be dressed down for class when paired with a casual jean or legging. Unfortunately, that added leather detailing adds to a product’s price as well.

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