Faux leather has come a long way from the uncomfortable “pleather” we all knew in the ’90s. With technological innovations, today’s faux leather often has a luxurious feel and more closely resembles the real thing. In recent years, as many fashion designers have committed to becoming more sustainable, faux leather has shed its bad reputation and become more desirable.

There are several advantages to buying faux leather. Since it is often much less expensive than the real thing, we can experiment with color or trendy items that we don’t plan to keep in our closet for decades. Faux leather is often lighter in weight and much easier to clean than real leather because it doesn’t absorb liquids. Faux leather doesn’t breathe like real leather, so it is best suited for wear during the colder months. If you tend to get hot flashes, you might be wise to stick to layering pieces like jackets or handbags and shoes. Here are my top stylish faux leather pics to add some spice to your fall wardrobe.

Add the perfect touch of edge to your look with this sleek and stylish faux-leather shirt from Treasure and Bond at Nordstrom.

Faux Leather Shirt $89

Make a sleek impression in this longline faux-leather jacket by BLANKNYC designed in a double-breasted silhouette for a polished and flattering fit. Sizes are selling out quickly so act fast if you want one. Available at Nordstrom.

BLANKNYC Nightingale Faux Leather Blazer $98

Jazzed up joggers from BLANKNYC are shaped in a tapered-leg cut from a super-luxe faux leather with an easy-fitting elastic waist and pockets aplenty.

No Guidance Ankle Faux Leather Pants $98

This blogger-favorite vegan bag can be customized with different crossbody straps. With a magnetic snap closure and side sleeve, it is available in several colors.

Social Threads Vegan Messenger Bag $89

Star of the Show Jacket $148

Rugged zip details boost the edgy, moto-inspired vibe of this soft vegan leather jacket from BLANKNYC with star patch detailing.

Star of the Show Jacket $148

Distressed vegan leather messenger bag from Free People featuring a foldover top with a laser-cut design, braided top handle and an adjustable shoulder strap. Also in black and cognac.

Golden Valley Vegan Messenger Bag $78

These best-selling faux-leather leggings from Spanx are a must-have staple for your closet. The signature Power Waistband and glossy finish create a chic, flattering look for any occasion, and no center seam means a streamlined, confidence-boosting silhouette. Also available in petite at Nordstrom.

Spanx Faux Leather Leggings $98

This beautiful Stella McCartney vegan crossbody bag is made in Italy. Also available in other colors.

Stella Logo Mini Bag $715

This faux leather shirt from Mango is on-trend in this beautiful brown shade.

Mango Faux Leather Shirt $79.99

This pencil skirt from Mango can be worn with the matching shirt, or with a chunky knit sweater, tights and boots.

Mango Seams Pencil Skirt $49.99

The ultimate transition piece, with faux leather that drapes like soft fabric and elegantly tailored with raglan sleeves. Part of the Target collaboration with Who What Wear.

Faux Leather Balloon Long Sleeve Dress $39.99

These Universal Thread ankle booties from Target have a sleek faux leather finish. Slip-on style with side cutouts is easy to put on and take off.

Cari Cut Out Ankle Bootie $34.99

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