14 Top Outfit Ideas on How to Wear Leather Shorts

There are two types of shorts that I consider being the most versatile and they simply look good with almost all outfits. The first one is definitely the denim shorts. I will give the second to leather shorts. I think you probably won’t need much help on how to style denim shorts, so in this blog post, I am going to talk about how to wear the leather shorts. Even though they are quite easy to style, I still put together a list of some of the best leather shorts outfit ideas for you to use as a reference. Let’s take a look at the list now.

White Polka Dot T Shirt with Leather Shorts


For a cute and ladylike look, you can wear a white and black polka dot t shirt with black leather shorts. Complete this minimal summer outfit with black ballet heels. Imagine that when everyone else is wearing a print tee and denim shorts in the summer, this refreshing outfit is going to make you stand out.

Leather Shorts with Black Blazer

leather shorts black blazer outfit

For a more elegant outfit that you can wear to work, try this all black outfit. For the top, wear a high neck black sweater with a black blazer. Pair these pieces with black leather shorts, silver heels and a black purse. The little bit of silver detail in the outfit can make the outfit look more interesting.

Wear with Black Leather Jacket

black moto jacket leather shorts

For a tough and stylish look, wear the leather shorts with a white t shirt and a black leather jacket. For the shoes, I would recommend black ballet flats. Wear an edgy necklace to add an extra touch of toughness.

Wear with Black Crop Top

black leather shorts crop top

For a stylish and low key sexy look, you can wear a black cropped t shirt with a black blazer for the top. For the bottom, wear black leather shorts and rose red ballet heels. Adding just a little bit of red in the shoes does make the outfit look much more feminine. As an alternative, black strappy heels or nude heels would also fit quite well with the outfit.

Short Sleeve Denim Shirt with Leather Shorts

short sleeve denim shirt leather shorts outfit

For an adorable girl-next-door look, you can wear a short sleeve denim shirt with leather shorts. The studded loafers add a lot of cuteness to the overall look. You will see something even more interesting if you look closely. You would see that the purse actually matches perfectly with the shoes. By the way, to learn more about similar shoes, please check out our blog post on studded shoes outfit ideas.

Wear with Brown Leather Jacket

brown leather jacket shorts

This outfit has a very mature and artistic feel. For the top, wear a knotted white print tee with a brown studded leather jacket. For the bottom, wear leather shorts, stockings and black suede platform heels. Don’t forget the black felt hat which is really where the artistic feel comes from.

Wear with Black V Neck Blouse

black v neck blouse leather shorts

Here is another all-black outfit that looks pretty amazing. Wear a black v neck blouse and a black blazer for the top. Pair them with black leather shorts and black heeled sandals. The cheetah purse gives this outfit such a subtle touch of elegance. I think I have mentioned in another blog post that cheetah is very difficult to style. One trick derived from this outfit that may help you is that you can add just a little bit of cheetah element to an all black outfit. For example, a cheetah purse or a pair of cheetah flats can blend in with an all-black outfit pretty well.

Wear with Navy and Red Plaid Shirt

navy and red plaid shirt leather shorts

This outfit is a refreshing one that is perfect to wear in the fall or the spring. Wear the leather shorts with a navy and red flannel plaid shirt. Wear sandals to complete this simple yet beautiful causal outfit.

Wear with Black Sweater & Floppy Hat

floppy hat black leather shorts

As another all-black outfit, this is such a good demonstration on how to style a floppy hat. Simply wear a black knit sweater with leather shorts, stockings and black suede ankle boots. The floppy hat is the difference maker that takes this outfit to another level.

Wear with White Blouse & Cream Chiffon Blazer

cream chiffon blazer black leather shorts

This outfit is a perfect one to wear to work as a business casual outfit. For the top, wear a white blouse with a cream chiffon blazer. Pair these pieces with black leather shorts and black ballet flats.

Wear with Cheetah Top & White Blazer

cheetah top white blazer leather shorts

As shown as an earlier idea, leather and cheetah do look pretty good when put together. As an example of that, wear a cheetah top with a white blazer for the top. Pair them with black leather shorts and open toe heels.

Wear with Grey T Shirt & Pale Pink Sandals

grey t shirt black leather shorts

This outfit is something you would want to wear as a minimalist. Wear a heather grey t shirt with black leather shorts. Nude sandals would be the perfect choice for the shoes.

Grey V Neck Tee & Cardigan

grey v neck tee cardigan leather shorts

To balance out the coldness in the leather shorts, you can wear a cardigan with your outfit. As an example, Wear a v neck grey t shirt with black leather shorts. Then wear a long cherry red cardigan over the pieces. For the shoes, wear black suede ankle boots to add some extra elegance to the overall look.

Wear with White Blouse & Black Floppy Hat

white blouse black floppy hat leather shorts

This is another nice looking outfit that involves a black floppy hat. For the top, simply wear a white button up chiffon blouse. Pair it with leather shorts and black platform heels. Add the final touch by wearing the floppy hat.

So, here are some of my favorite ways to style leather shorts. You can really add a lot of variety to your outfits if you begin to wear the leather shorts. As good as denim shorts can make you look, you just don’t have to wear them everyday. Be more creative with a more open mindset. You can definitely make yourself look more gorgeous as long as you keep trying different things.