This is how to style this season's top-trending piece

By Scandi Shopping Space

When it comes to mastering a leather skirt, it's all about texture and proportions

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A-line, pencil or pleats; figure-skimming or billowing; the leather skirt in all its iterations is a spotlight trend this season. The options can be overwhelming, so we've narrowed it down to one of our top Nordic picks: a shin-skimming croc-effect style by go-to Danish label Day Birger et Mikkelsen.

It is a show-stopping piece that exudes effortless elegance, but the styling isn't always easy. Take our cues – as outlined below– and pair yours with a cashmere tank, wool coat and Western-inspired boots.

Read on to discover and shop the full look.

Skirt by Day Birger et Mikkelsen

Danish label Day Birger et Mikkelsen is renowned for its high calibre materials, details and embellishments – and this mid-length leather skirt is no exception. It's cut from buttery leather with a tactile croc effect finish, deep pockets and soft gathering through the front, while the length and material will shield your legs from biting winds throughout winter.

Tank top by Almada Label

Look to Finnish brand Almada Label for your ultimate wardrobe staples, such as this ribbed racer-back tank. It's crafted from responsible sourced cashmere and merino, which is soft and warm against the skin – and perfect to tuck into a cinched waistline.

Coat by Almada Label

If you're considering elegant, layered looks throughout winter, best to consider a slightly oversized fit when it comes to your outerwear. This piece from Almada Label is made from a thick virgin wool, alpaca and mohair blend – in line with the brand's commitment to durable, high quality, natural materials.

Boots by Day Birger et Mikkelsen

A black bootie is a perennial staple, and the ankle-grazing shape of Day Birger Et Mikkelsen's perfectly complements the proportion of a mid-length skirt. It's versatile enough to wear with jeans and shorter hemlines too.