ESC: Gigi Hadid, 5 Days

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You might think that leather pants aren't for everyone, but that's where you're wrong.

Skin-tight leather might seem a bit risky (and even frisky), but done right, you can easily work them into your daily life the same way you do a pair of jeans. Miranda Kerr's international take is probably a tad flashy for your average Monday at the office, so if you're a little more #DGAF, Gigi Hadid's cropped pair teamed with Adidas sneaks might feel a little more approachable. Any way you slice it, a leather-like second skin is never out of place.

At first glance, the supermodel's lace-up, low rise, ankle-zip leather pants are a bit much, especially for errand running. That is not the case, however, when paired with timeless staples, like a denim blouse and classic tennis, to balance out the look. The lesson: When in LA, or another hip city, pick one ultra-trendy piece and keep the rest fuss-free.

ESC: 5 Days, Sofia Richie

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Whether you're in school or at work, there's always a dress code to abide by. But when the sun sets, you're on your own schedule. So chuck the rules out the door and have some fun. Hint: Whip out the crop tops, embossed leather leggings and chunky flatforms. For a badass vibe, take your daytime appropriate pieces, like Sofia Richie's varsity jacket, and pair it with those edgy separates you wouldn't typically wear when you're on your best behavior.

ESC: 5 Days, Miranda Kerr


A leather bag or a pair of leather boots are always sophisticated, so why can't we think of leather pants in the same way? If you ask the Australian beauty, you absolutely can. The trick: Pick a super-simple, high-waisted pair that fits well. Keep the rest of your outfit well-tailored and neutral, like Miranda's camel cape and top, for an expensive, haute couture vibe.

ESC: 5 Days, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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Who says your business meeting look has to be a snooze fest? Just because you're pulling out all the stops with a blazer doesn't mean that you have to resort to boring basics. Instead, swap slacks out for leather pants that feel as cool as they are serious. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley might be able to wear her lace-ups to a concert later that night, but by keeping everything else boardroom-inspired, you'll be able to get away with this look, too.

ESC: 5 Days, Shay Mitchell

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If you live in a busy city, it's very likely that you're a no days off kind of girl like Shay Mitchell. If you've got fashion on the brain 24/7, you'll feel right at home wearing your leather bottoms simply to run around town in. To keep it cool but casual, stick with a black and white color palette and play up edgy details, like a revealed bralette and studded chocker. Besides, a true city girl never knows where she's off to next, so she's always dressed to impress!

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