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Leather, Suede, & Fur Jackets, Coats, Dresses, Skirts, Shirts, and Leggings (Genuine & Faux)

 
Please be advised that all of the "Editor's Picks" featured in this section are hand-selected by Elegant Plus. Although every effort is made to keep featured products current, retailers can sell out of popular styles before the Editor has had an opportunity to update the page. All selections are available at time of posting and purchases can be made directly from the retailer on the associated shopping link. All of the shopping guides include designer selections which are noted with the designer's name in descriptions.
 

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Last Update: September 4, 2016

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Cinzia Rocca
Fox Fur Trim Wool Coat

Size 14 - 24W
 

Drape Collar
Genuine Leather Jacket
Size XL - 3X
 

  LOGO by Lori Goldstein
Faux Suede Vest
Size 0 - 28W
 

 

Genuine leather and suede are luxury materials popular in the cooler months. Leather jackets and outerwear are the easiest to find in plus-sizes with style options frequently available even in extended plus-sizes larger than 24. Leather pants, skirts and dresses can be much more difficult to find in larger sizes unless a particular leather look is trending that year. 

 

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Eileen Fisher
Genuine Leather & Ponte
Blocked Leggings
Size S - 3X 

Steampunk
Genuine Leather Corset
Plus-Sizes
 

Faux Suede Dress
Size 14 - 24W
 

Color Block
Faux Leather Skirt
Size 12 - 28W 

 

Pleather, or faux or vegan leather, is increasingly popular, especially in trendier looks. The quality has improved dramatically with some big name designer diffusion labels choosing to use it rather than the more expensive genuine leathers.  Some consumers choose pleather for animal rights and ethical reasons, while others prefer the lower price points and ease of care.

Most leather is made from cattle with lambskin a much softer and more luxurious option used in higher end garments.  Patent leather has a high gloss finish which is usually achieved with a plastic finish.

High end designer options are increasingly available in both genuine leather and faux leather as more and more consumers become environmentally and ethically conscious.

BoHo looks often incorporate suede or brown leather, rather than black.  While those preferring a sleek, modern classic look will often opt for black.  Trendy looks will sometimes incorporate other colors of leather and suede.

Leather and suede boots in wide-widths and with a wide-calf have their own shopping section.

 

 

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Faux Suede Dress
Size S - 3X
Petite to XL (16)
 

Faux Fur Coat
Size S - 3X
 

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Faux Leather Cropped Pants

Size 1X - 4X
 

Faux Leather Jacket
Size S - 3X
 

 

Shopping Resources for Plus-Size Leather, Fur, and Suede Fashion

For the best quality, the upscale department stores are still the best resources.  Both genuine and faux leathers, suedes, and furs can appear in even the most expensive garments, so be sure to read fabric content carefully.  Nordstrom usually has the deepest and best collection of genuine leather jackets and coats in the fall, with some genuine fur and fur trimmed options often appearing in the winter months.  Some hard-to-find luxury outerwear labels in plus sizes are often included. 

Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus have smaller inventories, but it is these department stores that are most likely to carry leather dresses, skirts, pants and jackets from upscale labels such as Marina Rinaldi, Ralph Lauren, Eileen Fisher, and Lafayette 148 for size 14 to 24W.

Lord & Taylor , Bon Ton and Macy's provide a slightly less expensive, but good quality inventory of chic outerwear including (faux) leather options. 

 

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Faux Pony Skin
Long Line Vest
Size 14 - 22W
 

Appliqu Faux Leather
Moto Jacket
Size 14 - 24W
 

Faux Leather Pants
Size S - 4X
 

MICHAEL Michael Kors
Genuine Leather Moto Jacket
Size 1X - 3X
 

 

Leather specialist Wilson Leather carries both genuine and faux options, and some suede. Finer quality lambskin is available in select styles. Recently expanded to include larger, full figured sizes women's styles are available in size XS to 3X, and men's both big and tall sizes to 3X.  Styles include moto jackets, bomber jackets, trench coats, and blazers.

 QVC is an especially good resource for genuine leather and suede at more moderate prices.  Styles are contemporary to trendy, and installment payment plans can bring these pricier items well within budget.  Most everything is available in their full size range of 0 to 28W.  Designers to look for include Dennis Basso and Bradley Bayou, while even more labels here work in faux leather, suede, and fur.

Plus specialty retailer Hips & Curves regularly carries genuine leather corsets and skirts, in addition to faux and patent leather looks in size 1X to 6X.  Meanwhile, Lane Bryant as it's upped its style game has begun to include genuine leather jackets, and more affordable faux options during the fall to early spring seasons for size 14 to 28W.
 

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 Genuine Fur
Multi-Color Vest
Size 1X - 2X

Fringed Faux Suede Jacket
Size XL - 5X
 

Navy Faux Suede Jacket
Size 1X - 3X
 

Faux Suede Fringe Dress
Size S - 3X
 

 

Ashro and Monroe & Main are two contemporary, fashion forward catalogs that offer their entire inventory in an extended size range to 3X.  Both regularly carry unique an innovative designs in faux leather, suede, and fur with the occasional genuine piece turning up.  In addition to the usual coats, jacket, and leggings these shopping spots will also often carrier harder-to-find items such as dresses. 

Plus specialty trendy to contemporary hot spot Eloquii has emerged as a leader in quality and moderately priced styles for trend conscious curvy fashionistas.  As leather and suede looks trend in high fashion, expect to find unique interpretations here for size 14 to 28W. British retailer Asos is very popular with the plus fashion bloggers and can also yield some especially stylish faux options at affordable prices in size 14 to 24W.

Torrid  will often carry faux black leather leggings, skirts, dresses, and jackets in one of the largest size ranges available on the internet.  Sizing starts at XL with most styles available to 5X, with a few extending further to 6X. 

Meanwhile, fringed genuine suede jackets are often available in larger, full-figured sizes at Back in the Saddle and North Style in size S to 3X.

Faux suede jackets, skirts, shirts, and pants (sometimes referred to as moleskin) are popular and budget friendly options from cataloguers such as Willow Ridge and Coldwater Creek for sizes up to 28W.

 

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Size 6 - 28W
 

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Faux Leather Skirt

Size 14 - 24W
 

Embroidered
Moleskin Jacket
Size S - 3X
 

Print Faux Suede Jacket
Size 8 - 26W 

 

 

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