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Red Patent Leather Forever: Spring’s Fresh Twist

March 3, 2017
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Spring is typically known as the time to pull out the bright colors, whimsical patterns and every floral anything you own. But this year, we have our eyes on a different trend that will add a bit of edge and statement-level sexiness to your warmer weather wardrobe. While patent leather has been making waves since autumn, replacing the traditional leggings or heels booties of yesteryear, we love the freshness that a pop of red patent leather brings to an otherwise understated ensemble.

It’s daring but not over the top. Interesting but not begging for attention. And while it does require a certain level of confidence from its wearer, it’s not as scary as one might think to pull off. Unless of course, you’re going for a full jumpsuit a la Romee Stijd to which we say a resounding “YES!”

See our street style inspiration and choice pieces below. Will you try red patent leather this spring?

The Inspiration

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1. Valentino Pleated Patent Leather Shorts, $1,575

2. M2Malletier Patent Leather Mini Shoulder Bag, $1,335

3. Dr. Marten 1460 3 Eye Boots, $125

4. IRO Axelle Metallic Moto Jacket, $1,194

5. Gianvito Rossi Patent Leather Pumps, $695

6. Lisa Perry Snazzy Moto Jacket, $895

7. Forever 21 Kikiriki Faux Leather Skirt in Red, $48

8. Isabel Marant Florrie Slim Leg Leather Trousers, $790

9. Aquazzura Christy Lace Up Pointed Toe Flat, Lipstick, $270

 

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