Ladies, it's time to rethink leather. Thanks to the help of lines like Proenza Schouler (#2), The Row (#1) and MM6 (#5), summer leather now goes well beyond your new favorite shoes and bags.
From chic, laser-cut details to edgy embroidery, we're loving this season's fresh–and super wearable–take on leather.
1. The Row 7 Sunglasses with Leather, $457
3. Vince Camuto Leather and Metal Necklace, $54.99
5. MM6 Metal and Leather Belt, $259
6. Topshop Embroidered Leather Dress, $390
Lily Ko (lily7x7 @gmail.com) studied fashion design and merchandising at Central Saint Martins and the Academy of Art University. In addition to writing for 7x7, Lily is on the creative team at Pottery Barn, and works as a freelance stylist, writer, and designer.