From Meghan Markle to Kate Moss, leather trousers are one of those wardrobe staples which have universal appeal no matter your signature style. From modern straight leg cropped cut silhouettes to eternally versatile leather-look leggings, they pair as perfectly with a sweater and chunky boots as an oversized blazer and stilettos.
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Whether you want to invest in the real deal or you're going faux, we're spoilt for choice with options this spring. From Marks & Spencer to H&M and Zara to & Other Stories, here's where you can find the very best options to shop online. No matter your budget or favoured fit, we guarantee there's a style to suit you.
Best leather trousers
Flared cropped leather trousers, £265/$379, & Other Stories
Leather trousers don't get much cooler than this flared pair from & Other Stories. They're surprisingly versatile.
Ankle-length leather trousers, £199.99, H&M
Made from buttery soft leather, you'll want to wear H&M's slim fit trousers with everything this season.
Autograph leather ankle grazer trousers, £179/$315, Marks & Spencer
With their elasticated waist, these M&S leather trousers are almost as comfortable as loungewear. They feature concealed pockets and a casual cropped cut.
Agolde leather-blend straight-leg pants, £385/$300, Net-a-Porter
Inspired by vintage jeans, Agolde's leather trousers sit high on the waist falling to a straight cut.
Leather button detail trousers, £204/$220, Karen Millen
Karen Millen's real leather trousers have a slim fit, high waist and gold hardware.
Wandler Aster leather flared pants, £1,060/$1,510, Net-a-Porter
Looking to invest in a forever pair? Wandler's first foray into ready-to-wear includes these straight leg leather trousers with a high-rise waist and flared hems - perfection.
Jigsaw leather cropped trousers, £280, John Lewis
Jigsaw's straight cut leather trousers have a flattering figure-skimming shape and cropped finish.
Lara skinny fit leather trousers, £345/$838, Reiss
These skinny leather trousers from Reiss will last a lifetime. Modelled on classic biker wear, they come complete with silver zip pockets.
Veda Cynthia leather pants, £300/$298, Reformation
Reformation's leather trousers feature a slim waist with a more relaxed leg, for a cut that's cool and comfortable.
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Best leather-look trousers
Faux leather marine straight trousers, £29.99/$49.90, Zara
Zara's faux leather trousers come in a stylish straight leg cut and will set you back less than £30.
SPANX like leather pants, £130/$150, Net-a-Porter
SPANX's bestselling sculpting and shaping pair look like skinny leather trousers but have all the comfort of a pair of leggings.
Commando faux leather trousers, £149/$188, Revolve
Commando's faux leather trousers have a cool cropped, straight cut and reviews say they have plenty of stretch.
Leather-effect straight trousers, £35.99/$59.99, Mango
These faux leather trousers from Mango have a high-waisted straight cut for a piece that you can dress up or down.
Ted Baker leather-look trousers, £120/$98, Selfridges
These Ted Baker faux leather trousers look and feel like the real deal. With their straight cropped cut, they work as a great base for any outfit.
Nanushka Vinni cropped vegan leather pants, £322/$385, Net-a-Porter
Nanushka's cropped Vinni trousers are made from the brand's signature soft vegan leather.
Faux leather wide-leg pleated trousers, £45/$84, River Island
These new season faux leather trousers from River Island feature a pleated wide leg and look amazing with stiletto heels.
Wide-leg leather look trousers, £17.50/$24, Boohoo
Wear the wide-leg trend with Boohoo's faux leather trousers. They have a flattering high waist.
Paige Faux leather trousers, £60, SLA The Label
Made from premium faux leather, these trousers are edgy, well tailored and look incredible worn with trainers.
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Best leather-look leggings
Cora leather-look leggings, £129/$219, AllSaints
AllSaints' super skinny leather-look leggings would pair perfectly with chunky boots.
Commando faux patent-leather leggings, £98/$98, Net-A-Porter
For serious shine, we love Commando's faux patent leather leggings. Their flattering cut would look great with sweaters and bralettes alike.
Object faux leather leggings in black, £45/$72, ASOS
With their mid rise cut and elasticated waistband, shoppers say these leather-look leggings are comfortable enough for everyday wear.
Black Side Stripe Faux Leather Leggings, £27.99, Long Tall Sally
Long Tall Sally's leggings are made with taller women in mind, with an inside leg of approx 36 inches - brilliant if you find your leggings often come up short.
Leather-look leggings, £19.99, New Look
New Look's sell-out leggings are back in stock. With their high waist and super slim fit, they're so flattering.
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