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Modified Tough

Leather gets a softer touch with feminine interpretations and details

Implications - Leather is typically associated with edgy, rocker-style looks, but now designers are coming up with new ways to use this staple material. Leather is being interwoven into more feminine styles and designs, with everything from sleep masks and scarves getting a luxe leather infusion. This adds softness to the traditional tough look of leather while also allowing fashion consumers to give their styles more of an edge.
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Ebony Rocker Editorials
Ebony Rocker Editorials
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Rock ‘n’ roll legends have been everything from vibrant and flamboyant to dark and moody; the Harper’s Bazaar Brazil June 2012 editorial focuses on the latter. It revolves around a... MORE
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Spiraled Leather Cutout Bibs
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The Albaguilar Necklaces Boldly Wrap Around Your Neck Like a Collar
The Albaguilar necklaces breathe new life into the concept of chunky jewelry. These adornments are wide enough to take up your whole collar. They cradle your neck like a protective bib, showing off... MORE
Soft Leather Accessories
Soft Leather Accessories
The Luxirare Leather Scarf Makes it Cool to Be Warm
The sleek, undeniably chic look of leather can now be worn comfortably all winter long with the Luxirare leather scarf. Made out of the most supple real genuine leather, the scarf is lined with a... MORE
Feminized Bomber Jackets
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The Denim and Leather Max Jacket by VEDA is Rebellious
The Denim and Leather Max Jacket by VEDA can most eloquently be described as the love child that would result from the mixing of a classic jean jacket with a perfectly tailored leather bomber.... MORE
Metallic Tartan Pumps
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The Christian Louboutin Anita Buckled Tartan Shoes Go Punk
The Christian Louboutin Anita buckled tartan pumps are sleek, stylish and luxury punk-infused footwear. The chic shoes boldly contrast a shiny metallic silver with a tartan body and edgy black and... MORE

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