Patent Leather

Patent Leather Must Have Fall 2012 Fashion Trends

High-shine leathers were a favorite coat textile seen across multiple runways. Glossy sheen and bold color juxtaposed with winter accessories, like furs, create the idea of a cold-weather rain coat. Besides outerwear, designers shows patent pants, and event shorts, paired with tights.

Airtex Shiny Plastic Mac Must Have Fall 2012 Fashion Trends

Airtex Shiny Plastic Mac, $90 from Topshop

Look to glossy raincoat styles for the appearance of patent leather on a budget.

West Coast Wardrobe Faux Leather Short Must Have Fall 2012 Fashion Trends

West Coast Wardrobe Faux Leather Short, $29.99 from Boutique to You

Whether faux or real leather, shorts will always be cheaper than a full-length pant. Layer with chunky stalkings or tights to take the patent look into colder temps.