Mike Adler on summer accessories

Mike Adler: summer accessories

Mike Adler on summer accessories

27th May 2021

With warmer days ahead and lockdown easing, the time to dress to impress is now! Let’s celebrate the long-awaited switch from loungewear and basics to a return of be-seen-now style. And let’s champion leather craftsmanship with classic summer staples for an effortlessly fierce and modern summer wardrobe!

Bralettes, corsets, fringed belts and vests, culottes, shorts, minis and shirts, harnesses, trilbys, and eyewear… These are some of the great pieces to feature in a sensational summer look.

Ready to leather up for summer? Take a look at my pick of the season edit from the design elite: Alaia, Alexander McQueen, Rosetta Getty, Dries Van Noten, Versace and Staud, Junta Watanabe, Gucci, Chloe and Loewe!

Here’s to a great summer and even greater summer looks!

X Mike

1/Leather bustier by Alaïa


2/ Fringed leather waist belt by Alaïa

3/ Iris open-back lace-up leather top by 16Arlington


4/ Black leather vest by Rosetta Getty


5/ Black Editions leather vest by Alaïa


6/ Aligned leather top by Maticevski


7/ Laser-cut leather tank by Dries Van Noten

8/ Patent leather-detailed mesh and crepe jumpsuit by David Koma


9/ Leather shorts by Bottega Veneta


10/ Daryll leather wide-leg trousers by DoDo Bar Or


11/ Leather shorts by Bottega Veneta


12/ Carla leather single-breasted blazer by Remain


13/ Puff-sleeve leather mini dress by Ganni


14/ Kiltan pleated leather bermuda shorts by Loulou Studio


15/ Azina embellished leather top by Isabel Marant


16/ Sam knee-length leather shorts by Altuzarra


17/ Cropped leather bustier top by Versace


18/ Leather wrap midi skirt by Proenza Schouler


19/ Leather skirt by Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini


20/ Crystal-embellished leather mini skirt by Miu Miu


21/ Ruched leather mini skirt by Dolce & Gabbana


22/ Zip-embellished leather midi skirt by Alexander McQueen


23/ Embellished leather-trimmed suede mini skirt by Miu Miu


24/ High-rise pleated leather shorts by Saint Laurent


25/ Brown high-rise leather shorts by Valentino


26/ Aniba off-the-shoulder studded-leather top by Isabel Marant


27/ Belted leather shorts by Ganni


28/ Cut-out embroidered leather shorts by REDValentino


29/ Mandrake elasticated-waist leather wide-leg shorts by 16Arlington


30/ High-rise leather shorts by Saint Laurent


31/ Leather harness belt by Alexander McQueen


32/ Studded leather harness belt by Junya Watanabe


33/ Square-frame embellished quilted leather sunglasses by Gucci


34/ Paula’s Ibiza leather-trimmed cotton-canvas bucket hat by LOEWE


35/ Woody leather-trimmed embroidered raffia visor by Chloé


36/  Leather bucket hat by LOEWE


37/ Fisherman leather bucket hat by LOEWE


38/ Fisherman leather bucket hat by LOEWE


39/ Tremelo leather newsboy hat by Gabriela Hearst


40/ Roman Stuf leather-trimmed straw hat by Valentino


41/ Leather baseball cap by Balenciaga


42/ Leather baker boy cap by Ruslan Baginskiy Hats

43/ Nano cap leather shoulder bag by JW Anderson


44/ Cap leather shoulder bag by JW Anderson


45/ Sing of love leather belt by Johanna Ortiz


46/ Embellished leather waist belt by Alexander McQueen


47/ Obi leather waist belt by LOEWE


48/ Laser-cut leather belt by Alaïa


49/ Aries cabochon-embellished leather belt by Sonia Petroff


50/ Ceinture wood and leather purse belt by Jacquemus


51/ Loop leather belt by Bottega Veneta


52/ Golden ratio shell-buckle leather belt by Gabriela Hearst


53/ Tanji beaded leather belt by Isabel Marant


54/ Horse-embroidered suede belt by Chloé


55/ Scarab crystal-embellished leather belt by Sonia Petroff

56/ Dragonfish-buckle braided leather belt by Sonia Petroff


57/ Minaudière saffiano-leather belt by Prada


58/ V-sling leather belt by Valentino Garavani


59/ Mother-of-pearl inlay embroidered-leather belt by Etro 


60/ Hammered-buckle suede belt by Saint Laurent



61/ Whipstitched leather belt by Chloé


62/ Leather and sterling-silver triangle hoop earrings by Bottega Veneta


63/ Crystal, leather and faux-pearl drop earrings by Dolce & Gabbana


64/ XL link metal and leather earrings by Paco Rabanne



65/ XL link and metal leather bracelet by Paco Rabanne


66/ Horsebit leather bracelet by Bottega Veneta


67/ Braided-leather cuff by Bottega Veneta


68/ XL link leather pendant necklace by Paco Rabanne


69/ Key fob leather necklace by Gabriela Hearst


70/ 18kt gold-plated and nappa leather choker by Bottega Veneta

71/ Faux-pearl and crystal leather choker by Alessandra Rich


72/ large silver-tone, patent-leather and silk choker by Saint Laurent


73/ Leather and gold-tone cuff by Bottega Veneta


74/ Gold-tone and leather hoop earrings by Bottega Veneta


75/ Balloon leather and gold-tone necklace by LOEWE


76/ Leather and silver-tone wrap bracelet by Bottega Veneta


77/ Gold-tone and leather necklace by Bottega Veneta