i’m wearing: h&m polka dot peplum (my first threadflip purchase), h&m faux leather pants (last year but these are similar), target belt, handbag heaven clutch, michael kors watch, various bracelets and bgbgeneration pumps (not shown but available here).

i totally remember the first time i saw this top. it is the top that started my love affair with the peplum trend. i first came across it on pinterest (you can follow me here), and of course it was sold out everywhere. so when i saw this one on threadflip months later, i just couldn’t pass it up. another trend i can’t get enough of is faux leather. if you would have told me a few years ago that i would be wearing leather pants (real or faux), i never would have believed you.

so kristen from bon bon rose girls and i thought it would be fun to have a little style challenge to show how we wear our faux leather skinnies. i had the pleasure of meeting her when we both attended the cabi spring 2012 fashion show. she was the cutest little pregnant lady i’ve ever seen and now she is one hot momma of two rocking her faux leather leggings! be sure and visit her blog to get all of her ootd deets!

30 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Amy
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 2:33 am

    love those leather pants!

    xx amy

    Leopard and Lillies


  2. Jenny
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 3:30 am

    You look awesome! It’s a rocker chick look but with a feminine vibe. Great combination!

    xo Jenny


  3. Penny Pincher Fashion
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 3:40 am

    You ladies both look amazing! I can see why you loved that top so much – it is adorable on you πŸ™‚



  4. Bravoerunway
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 4:38 am

    I can see why you were listing over that top! The issue I have with faux leather is that you can’t clean it. All you can do is wipe clean the exterior…. So wear it carefully πŸ™‚


  5. Red Tag Chic Los Angeles
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 5:41 am

    That’s always a great combo….leather & peplum! Rocker & sweet!!!



  6. Deanna
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 6:26 am


  7. Kristin
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 8:21 am

    You look just gorgeous lady. LOVE the top!


  8. Lauren
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 9:07 am

    Wow! You BOTH look stunning and chic! Hugs from Cali! xx The Golden Girls


  9. Janelle@GlamorousMama
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 9:09 am

    Love this! Gosh I still can’t imagine myself in faux leather skinnies, I guess I just need to get a pair and see. They look so fab on everyone!

    Janelle @ GlamorousMama


  10. Kim // Six2Eleven
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 9:21 am

    That top is gorgeous on you! I really wish I could wear a peplum but they make my chest look ginormous!



  11. Iva
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 9:45 am

    Love how you ladies styled them (obsessed with peplum too). Only question with faux leather is how does it breath. Have heard horror stories about the pants.


    • Kristin
      Nov 14, 2012 @ 10:56 am

      That’s why I love the pair I got…They have knit panels, so they aren’t as hot!


  12. megan, the frugalista diaries
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 11:11 am

    love them on you, and kristin looks amazing
    Xo Megan


  13. Kacie's Kloset
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 11:54 am


  14. respect the shoes
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 12:09 pm

    The sweet peplum with the edgy faux leather is a great combo!


  15. Christine
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 12:18 pm

    I’ve been toying with the idea of faux leather pants this season. Your outfit is so adorable!



  16. danielle @ lou what wear
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 12:32 pm

    cute cute cute! this color combo kind of reminds me of a taxi cab but in a stylish/fab way.



  17. Amy Shaughnessy
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 1:13 pm

    Girl you know I love some leather. I can’t stop buying it!! Love these pants and love the peplum too.


    Fashion and Beauty Finds


  18. She Said He Said
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 1:27 pm

    You both look fantastic in faux leather!! Very flattering! Funny I am wearing a pair today too!

    XO http://shesaidhesaid-fashion.blogspot.com/


  19. Amanda
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 2:32 pm

    That is a very cute top, and I love the yellow pops!


  20. Jenny
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 3:53 pm

    love how you styled this!
    love the peplum top!



  21. Tara
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 5:01 pm

    You both look adorable, love the leggings!


  22. Jordan
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 5:48 pm

    You are both hot rockin’ mommas!

    Great looks!



  23. Darby
    Nov 14, 2012 @ 8:19 pm

    I absolutely ADORE you in a peplum! And those leggings are FABULOUS darling!
    xoxo Darby
    Obviously ObsessedΒ 


  24. Cassie
    Nov 15, 2012 @ 7:27 am

    isn’t Threadflip so nice? Lucky you to find the top! It does make you look so skinny. And leather pants-the most amazing invention I think. I love them and they look great on both of you!


  25. Tiffany
    Nov 16, 2012 @ 10:10 am

    You both look amazing! I love how you added a pop of color with the belt. Every time I see people in leather skinnies like these I vow that I need them for my wardrobe….I have yet to add them but really need to now. Such a fun item to wear!


  26. Angie
    Nov 17, 2012 @ 8:01 am

    This may be my favorite OOTD on you! I love that top on you. Absolutely so adorable. I need your figure. LOL πŸ™‚


  27. Brian
    Feb 01, 2013 @ 3:57 am

    WOW, you both are rocking the the faux leather skinnies. I never thought I’d be wearing them either but recently while in H & M saw them, tried them on and bought them. Now I’m loving mine too http://www.flickr.com/photos/39715038@N00/8421979915/in/photostream

    Thanks for sharing


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