Don’t tell PETA, but we’ve got a thing for leather. We actually don’t care whether it’s real or not it just needs to be black, shiny, and hot. Black leather used to only be reserved for jackets in the fall and winter boots but there’s no reason not to get your leather on in the spring and summer too with the lightweight options designers have come up with. Whether you want a casual look, something for a cocktail party or a have a formal event to attend, you can never go wrong with leather. Here are some of our favorite picks.