How to Style Cropped Leather Pants

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If I had to narrow down my favorite Nordstrom Sale purchase of the year, these pants would be it! I’m usually a jeans or leggings type of girl, but these cropped faux leather pants add a touch of sass to a polished look. I know when I get sick of simple neutrals come January, I’ll be able to throw these out and feel dressed up. Plus, because they are faux leather, they aren’t stiff and feel like buttery leggings you’d slip-on with a sweatshirt. I also use leather cream from to keep it in perfect condition.

I wore them all last week in Malibu and when the temperatures dipped last Friday morning, I wore them to one of our favorite coffee shops with this Nordstrom Cashmere sweater. It has a slit in the front to give a bit of shape and interest to an otherwise classic capsule wardrobe item.

The pants run TTS, but I found they have a bit of stretch, so if you are in between you can size down. The sweater runs a bit oversized, so you could also size down in it- I did. But these pants are perfect with a fitted turtleneck and vest or a chunky knit and sneakers. Shop them here.

A few pieces to style the pants with:

Let me know if you try these!

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  1. Shannon wrote:

    Where are your black “Birkenstock” style shoes from??

    Published 07 Oct 21Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Hi Shannon! They are from a boutique in Fort Worth called “You are Here.” 🙂 xx, Katey

      Published 07 Oct 21Reply
  2. Poonam wrote:

    Love this post! Purchased a pair of cropped leather pants from Aritzia at the beginning of the year and haven’t touched them since; that’ll be changing soon 🙂

    Published 10 Oct 21Reply
  3. Mary wrote:

    Hi Katey! Can you share where your belted cardigan is from?

    Published 17 Oct 21Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Hi Mary! It is from my Rent the Runway order! The brand was Whit + Warren.

      Published 17 Oct 21Reply
  4. Rose wrote:

    Hello! I love your studded Claris Virot sandals! Did you size half a size down? Or half a size up? Thank you!

    Published 19 Sep 22Reply
    • Katey wrote:

      Hi Rose! I got my true size! xx, K

      Published 27 Sep 22Reply