How to Style Leather Sneakers for Women: Outfit Ideas

In almost all my outfit-idea blog posts, I found two items that always show up: white sneakers and black leather boots. I though that was interesting and actually gave myself a good idea of how versatile they are. Then, I had an interesting thought. Can I wear something inbetween and look good? The answer is yes and the child of the two items is the leather sneakers. They are actually quite easy to style. To give you a good start, I have put together a list of some of the best leather sneakers outfit ideas. Let’s take a look at them now.

Black Leather Sneakers with Camel Teddy Coat


The most typical leather sneakers are as shown in the picture. They are usually slip-on shoes with black leather tops and white bottoms. For a chic and stylish winter look, you can wear the black leather sneakers with a long camel teddy coat. Wear a black and white horizontal striped long sleeve t shirt and leather leggings to complete this amazing outfit.

Wear with Black Blazer with White Top & Skinny Pants

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For a black and white casual outfit, you can wear a white u neck t shirt with a black blazer for the top. For the bottom, wear white skinny jeans with black leather sneakers.

Brown Leather Sneakers with Long Grey Cardigan & Ripped Jeans

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When it comes to a stylish street outfit, the combination of white t shirt, ripped jeans and converse always comes to mind. It is just a classic and timeless outfit that will almost certainly make you look decent. To add a little bit of twist to that outfit, you can replace the converse with similar shoes in the brown leather sneakers. Also, wear a grey cardigan to add some extra character to the outfit to take it to another level.

Black Sneakers with Black Tank Top & Skinny Jeans

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For a summer outfit that looks cool and dark, you may want to consider this all-black outfit. Simply wear a black tank top with black skinny jeans and black leather sneakers to achieve the look.

Short Sleeve Grey Sweater & Leggings with Black Sneakers

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As an elegant and minimal outfit, you can wear a short sleeve grey sweater with black leggings. Wear the black leather sneakers to make the outfit look more professional compared to wearing white sneakers. For some workplace, this outfit is even suitable for wearing as a business casual outfit during the summer.

Wear with High Neck Grey Knit Sweater & Leather Leggings

leather sneakers leggings with grey knit sweater

The outfit is a good demonstration of the loose-top-tight-bottom trick that can make you look adorable and fragile in a good way. For the top, simply wear a high neck grey comfy knit sweater. Complete the outfit with leather leggings and black leather sneakers. The use of color is simple yet the pieces just seem to work perfectly together. The best part about this outfit is that it is very easy to pull off.

Black Leather Sneakers with Navy Long Wool Coat

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If you are looking for a feminine winter outfit that can really keep you warm, this one may be for you. Wear a black knit sweater with a navy long wool coat. For the bottom, wear black leggings or skinny jeans. Either ankle boots or leather sneakers is a choice for the shoes. Finally, a grey wool scarf is both a functional and stylish piece to the outfit.

Wear with Grey Chunky Knit Sweater & Leather Leggings

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For a cozy look that is both feminine and stylish, you can wear a grey chunky knit sweater with leather leggings and low top black leather sneakers. A red purse can really spice up this black and grey outfit.

Brown Leather Sneakers with Grey Cardigan & Jeans

brown leather sneakers grey cardigan outfit

Here is a classic and stylish street outfit that is perfect for casual hangouts. For the top, you can wear a white boyfriend shirt. Pair it with ripped boyfriend jeans and brown leather sneakers. A long grey cardigan can add a feminine touch to the overall look. And very interestingly, a white small backpack seems to be a perfect match with the outfit.

Wear with White Blouse & Cropped Black Sweater

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The outfit is a good demonstration of how to use layering to up your outfit game. For the top, wear a white blouse with a cropped black knit sweater layered over it. Complete the outfit with black leather leggings and leather sneakers. You can imagine how normal or uninteresting this outfit would have looked if the black sweater didn’t exist. It would have still looked decent but definitely nothing compared to this current version with a lot of style and character.

Black Studded High Top Leather Sneakers with Down Jacket & Scarf

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The sneakers for this outfit idea are a little different from the previous outfits. It is a pair of black studded high top leather sneakers. You can pair it with black down jacket, heather grey jogger pants and a knit scarf. For more outfit ideas of similar shoes, please check out our blog post on studded shoes outfit ideas.

Leather Low Top Sneakers with Trouser Socks

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This outfit idea is just here to remind you that you don’t always have to wear invisible socks with low top leather sneakers. A pair of cool looking trouser socks can actually work pretty well with the sneakers too. A quick tip is that the trouser socks usually look better for hose with thin legs. It is still safer to wear invisible socks for those that have relatively thicker legs.

Wear with Oversize Tweed Jacket

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For a more colorful and creative outfit, you can wear the leather shoes with a tweed jacket, cuffed jeans and a plaid scarf.

Wear with Oversized Black Wool Coat

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If you want to tone down your all-black formal work outfits a little bit, you can simply replace your heels with a pair of solid black leather sneakers. Choose those that are completely black to the point that they don’t even look like sneakers. As an example to style them, wear them with a oversized black wool coat and black dress pants.

Wear with Black and White Striped Dress & Longline Black Coat

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For a feminine and artistic look, you can wear the leather sneakers with a black and white striped maxi dress with a longline black coat.

Here are some of my favorite leather sneakers outfit ideas that I have just shared with you. The outfits are relatively easy to pull off. Let’s go ahead and try them.