Patent Leather fashion kicks off in 2016 with flashbacks from the 60s. They are having a major fashion moment. Let’s take a look at what’s hot this season.
Image Credit: Channel Pre-Fall 2016
The high gloss finish has been on the radar for the last few seasons. The patent leather pieces keep coming back into fashion for the instantaneous awesome factor they add to any look. Back in the day, the 60s glossy boots stole the limelight. But with 2016, new trends are coming up in patent leather pieces. Let’s take a look at what is hot and what is not this season in the patent leather fashion
For their Fall/Winter 2015 collection, Dior made waves with these patent leather boots and booties in organic patterns and solid intense colors that were embraced by celebs like Kylie Jenner for their personal style.
This season is all about patent leather skirts, trench coats, pants, dresses and even over the-knee boots.
How to Wear the Patent Leather Fashion
Patent Leather Pants and Leggings
Slick and sexy patent leather pants are the ultimate in rock n’ roll fashion. Slide them on with a casual bomber jacket or a sweatshirt. Replace your boring old bottoms and don these slick leather patent pants, and inject a high dose of color with bright red stilettos.
Over-the-Knee Patent Leather Boots
Spice up your spring outfits with statement over-the-knee boots. Tone down the glossiness of the boots by teaming it with a print dress and a cute mini bag to pull the look together.
Patent Leather Coat
Wear a patent leather coat in classic design over a matching dress for a subtle but statement look. Or pair it with leather pants or knee-high boots.
Patent Leather Pencil Skirt
Patent leather fashion can be worn both in bold and subtle ways. Accessories are obviously the more subtle way to rock it. But if you wanna try something bold, score big with the trend with patent leather skirts. Go for structured pieces either in a bold color or in classic black. Take the trend to the next level by teaming it with a classic pair of patent leather stilettos. This is the safest bet to show off your curves because the lights are gonna reflect on all the right spots. Pull off this look with loads of confidence.
Patent Leather Boots and Bags
Add a pop of color to your monotone outfits with small patent leather accessories, bags or up your style quotient with patent leather booties.
Patent leather pieces are a great way to give outfits an edge and make a statement. So, whatcha girls waiting for? Be a star with some high-gloss pieces!
Shazia Bargathullah is a regular freelance writer at ShilpaAhuja.com. She is also a fashion design graduate from iNIFD. Her journey started with a keen visual eye, an interest in styling and a passion for design. She has an expertise in modest fashion and writes about makeup tips, beauty trends and runway-inspired fashion ideas. She is also the author of the blog Devil Wears Parda. For comments and feedback, please email [email protected]