Our Spring Faux Suede Collection

20th April 2018

At Lakeland Leather we're extremely proud of our heritage and reputation as leather experts, and rightly so. For over 60 years we have been at the forefront of fashion, providing you with the finest leather products. Over recent years we've advanced our specialist knowledge to develop a range of premium quality leather-alternatives, such as faux suede, our wax range and faux sheepskin.

This season we've a range of fashion-forward faux suede jackets which will take you effortlessly from season to season. Use this guide to give you a few ideas on how to style these pieces for any occasion.

Sophie Faux Suede Biker Style Jacket


As you reassess your wardrobe for the season ahead, you’ll find that this faux suede biker will fit the bill every time! Sophie is a lightweight biker jacket,easy to layer over the majority of your wardrobe. As far as wardrobe staples go, biker jackets are a must-have. Lucky for you this faux suede piece comes in two colourways. Simply style the Sophie Faux Suede Biker Style Jacket in raspberry as we have above with some cropped Robell trousers and a striped nautical thin knit for the perfect spring look. Or opt for a softer look with the grey option.

Shania Faux Suede Over Shirt


Layering is key during those in-between months when the weather hasn’t quite made up its mind. The lightweight Shania Over Shirt is perfect for wearing buttoned up, or layered over a top. Either way it has the ability to be super versatile. Use the above style advice to create an outfit that is perfect for spring sunshine.

Trinny Faux Suede Trench Coat


The trench coat is a timeless design beautifully tailored with classic detailing.

When designing this piece, we wanted to retain all of the elements synonymous with a ‘trench’.

A piece that will take you from work to the weekend. Trinny, is just that, versatile. Using our premium faux suede allowed us to create a luxury feel, but as it’s machine washable, it’s easy-to-wear. The mink colour allows you to style with colour pops, or patterns.

Francesca Faux Suede Jacket


We’ve got a bit of a soft spot for Francesca. Simple in its design, the Francesca Faux Suede Jacket will be an essential cover up.

Perfect for every season. Again, we’ve gone for a soft colour, making it perfect for spring and summer. Add lighter tones, such as pale blues and neutrals. We’ve paired Francesca with the Robell Floral Trousers and lightweight knits for an elegant look.

The Technical Bit: What is faux suede made from?

Designed to mimic the look of real suede, our faux suede has the composition of 95% polyester and 5% spandex. To make our faux suede fabric that little more special, we opted to use a knitted backed fabric as opposed to bonded. Because the fabric is knitted and not bonded, there are two major benefits:

  1. Our faux suede can be machine washed at 30 degrees, and
  2. It's much softer to wear.

Our fabric is also 380 grams. This makes it heavier than normal high street faux suede, enabling the garment to drape attractively.

Back to what really matters; Looking Good

Why not refresh your wardrobe for the season ahead with our fantastic collection of faux suede jackets? This collection can be seen in all our fifteen stores across the UK and we’d love to hear what you think about them!

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