Julia Roberts Is Single-Handedly Championing The Return Of Leather Trousers This Season

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Julia Roberts is seen in Los Angeles, California (Photo by PG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Prepare to embrace your inner rock chick

Tired of wearing the same old pair of jeans every weekend? Well, you’re in luck because Julia Roberts is single-handedly championing the return of leather trousers to help get you out of that style rut.

Julia Roberts attends the Garry Marshall Tribute Performance of ‘Pretty Woman:The Musical’ at the Nederlander Theatre on August 2, 2018 in New York City (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)

Favouring J Brand’s Maria high-rise black leather pants, the actress has been spotted out and about wearing the trousers on more than one occasion in the last few months. Most recently, she paired the skinny leather pants with a black blazer, graphic tee, and single strap heels. A few weeks earlier, Roberts wore the same trousers with another black blazer, an orange tee, and heeled sandals.

So if you’re ready to update your winter uniform, here are five pairs of leather trousers you should consider investing in this season.

Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli leather trousers, mytheresa.com

Brunello Cucinelli’s sleek trousers have been crafted in the label’s Italian atelier from butter-soft lamb leather. The leather has a stretch backing that gives the pair their flattering skinny fit. Wear yours with a crisp white shirt for a casual yet chic look.

Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney high-waisted faux-leather trousers, matchesfashion.com

For those of you who would rather not wear real leather, Stella McCartney’s black trousers are crafted from faux-leather as the label forgoes using animal products through its Skin-Free-Skin movement. Constructed from multiple panels, this high-waisted pair is cut with straight legs and a classic five-pocket configuration.


Valentino bow-embellished stretch-leather skinny pants, net-a-porter.com

Crafted in Italy, these leather trousers from Valentino are cut for a skinny fit and embellished with an oversized bow at the high-rise waist. Team yours with a simple tee so you don’t overshadow the bow.


Loewe mid-rise skinny-leg leather trousers, matchesfashion.com

Cut from supple leather, this streamlined style from Loewe features contrast light brown topstitching, a logo-embossed waistband and gold-tone metal press studs at the inner seams. Wear them as an edgy base to a tee and blazer combo like Roberts.


Bassike leather track pants, net-a-porter.com

Bassike’s track pants are made from Italian leather that’s both soft and a little slouchy. This pair has a cream drawstring at the waist and drops at the crotch to enhance how comfy the relaxed fit feels.

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