Just Dandy

12th November, 2012

Let’s talk about leather pants, shall we? It’s a fashion proposition I’ve been wanting to try for a while, so I was kind of outrageously excited when Trussardi sent these over for me to test drive ~ and the experience did not disappoint. While I’d previously considered options in fail-safe black, I’ve found this burnt orange iteration to be surprisingly versatile. While black would automatically feel really rock n’ roll, these allow for slightly more dapper styling ~ a preppier, dandier interpretation of a new fashion stalwart.With that dichotomy in mind, I’ve been wearing this pair with really buttoned-up basics ~ a tailored twist to balance out the second-skin slinkiness. What do you think; would you give leather pants a chance?
|WEARING| Victor Osborne hat; jacket, sweater, pants and clutch (previously seen HERE) courtesy of Trussardi; Zara boots |PHOTOS| by Mark Iantosca

  • Sialsiquiero

    Great look! We love that Zara boots!


  • http://laceandtulle.com/ Samira Reyes

    great look!!

  • Melissa Tjioe

    totally in love with your outfit. and the color of course



  • Yu Yu Chan

    I’ve never thought of color leather pants, but I guess you are convincing enough for lot of us to try!! Awesome styling xx

  • http://twitter.com/PPFGirl PennyPincherFashion

    These pants are gorgeous – I love the unexpected hue and how you went for a menswear-vibe with these pieces!


  • vittoria gallacci

    Loooove the whole look (except the shoes! :S ) So beautiful pics.


  • CJAJ09 CJAJ09

    Hello there, all mysterious and streetwise with your hat. I half expected the last photo to have you surrounded by men in black with big guns


  • http://www.handbagmadness.com/ Handbagmadness

    Awesome outfit. Love the boots,bag and pants. Hot.

  • http://twitter.com/keytothearmoire A Key to the Armoire

    Have always LOVED Trusardi and these pants (color and all) are perfection!! By the way, I used to wear their perfume in high-school…loved it too! Great styling!!!

  • Anonymous

    Gorgeous styling and colors! Beautiful shoot.

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  • Project Style

    Love the pants! I would definitely give leather pants a go!
    Frieda for Project Style (www.theprojectstyle.com)

  • kcomekarolina

    wow! i love it!

    xoxo from rome

  • Jody-Ann

    cute! and i love the color

  • http://twitter.com/MoiContreLaVie Caity

    I love the IDEA of faux leather pants but it would be about finding the right thickness, style, cut, and feel for me. This is a place where I’m very very picky!

  • Marián
  • Karina Ibelis

    You look so beautiful … I love the color palette .. Specially in your handbag!! Your have is a dream .. J´ adore !!
    Karina ibelis
    Enjoy on my blog a post about cape coats. 🙂

  • Uma Stewart

    Love the look and the color! Here’s a great option for some faux and affordable leather pants: http://www.umastewart.com/blog/2012/11/12/the-outfit-journal-a-little-bit-of-whimsy/

  • Isa

    Oh my god, amazing shoes!


  • http://twitter.com/WorkOfStyle Pauline

    The boots are gorgeous <3

  • Heather P.

    If I looked that good in leather pants, I would!

  • julie

    great color pairing. that stone / mushroom color is tough to wear but you pull it off and then some !


  • http://www.thankfifi.com/ thankfifi

    I would LOVE to give leather pants and chance and hadn’t really considered any colour other than black but I think these do indeed add a new dimension – they also look a fantastic fit. Shame they’re so far out of my budget though – perhaps they’ll send me a pair too?!

    ♥ Thankfifi

  • kuti

    just one word for you, STUNNING!!! love it so much


  • http://twitter.com/shoesaremymuse Bri

    I’ve always wanted to try leather pants and agree with you on this colour being such a fun alternative to the typical “rock n’ roll” black leather pants, what a beautiful colour for this time of year and beautifully paired with wardrobe classics.

  • http://twitter.com/KellyAnnNYC Kelly Ann

    These are gorgeous and look great on you!

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  • amanda.

    i’m dying for a pair… too bad they aren’t in my budget!

  • Somebody from Somewhere
  • Lams Style Guide

    Stunning outfit as usual 🙂



  • Théa Unknown

    Great outfit! I love colors and shoes!

    Théa Unknown

  • Lola Reggy

    That hat is extremely chique love it!
    And your outfit here is overall lovely!!



  • http://pilanaandcompany.blogspot.com.ar/ Constanza

    I would love to try them! But lately I’m dying to buy a Leather skirt in a burgundy color very chic or maybe black, but yes!!! I’m dying for some leather in my closet!! I need it!! Haha


  • http://theoccasionalindulgence.blogspot.com/ Naomi@TheOccasionalIndulgence

    Those colors look so good together~


  • http://TheLeatherSkirt.blogspot.com/ Jordan Michaels

    The color of these leather pants is simply amazing!


  • Jules
  • Alexa von Canisius

    they really work with the python boots !!

  • Freya – Fashionable People

    Amazing dark orange, such a lovely way to add a splash of colour to your winter wardrobe!

  • http://hautecouture3.blogspot.com/ Grace Lee

    I would certainly give them a shot after the way you described them! Love the burnt orange! I’ve decided that you look amazing with ANYTHING.


  • Naomi

    Wow, this outfit is so well put together! I really like the whole dapper theme. LOVE the jacket + sweater + hat combo; it really balanced out the more daring orange leather pants. You really rocked them, but I’d feel safer with black, haha.

  • Jennifer

    I might be in love with your pants!

    xo Jennifer


  • Lorna Juka

    I’m in love with your leather pants and ankle boots


  • Nelya

    It looks so good together, even though I’m not a big fan of animal print, it just adds the right touch. xNel

  • http://twitter.com/ErinGlabby Erin Michelle

    I love the shade of those jeans! It gives a fun, fresh vibe to the rest of your very classic outfit.



  • Ana Pejkanovic

    Wow, great outfit. I am not a fan of leather pants…but these ones are amazing.

  • style0squared by z&m

    dandy it sure is…!!! perfectly cool and sassy!



  • Sparksinspring

    Pretty composition!

    x Sparks In Spring

  • http://twitter.com/TripsTreasures Trips & Treasures

    Once again perfect from head to toe ! Love those orange leather pants


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  • SR

    First pair of leather pants I’ve ever liked, I think. Who knew that orange was the answer? :^)

  • Lubna

    What an amazing outfit! Very tailored and crisp – I especially like the clutch and shoes. 🙂

    Lubna | http://www.ellevox.blogspot.com

  • Lemons and Loafers

    this is absolutely amazing !!!

  • Erika Cisneros

    love the colors

  • No fear of fashion

    Oh gosh, I wish I had not spent all my dall/winter money. I would love to copy this look even though I am 58. I don’t care. It is beautiful.

  • InFASHIONated

    Love leather leggings especially in color! check out my post http://infashionated.com/colored-leatherlove/

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