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15 Ways To Wear Leather Midi Dresses Inspired By Laura Dern

From modest necklines to bold colours.

The annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon took place yesterday, giving this year’s class of honourees yet another opportunity to dress to the nines. This luncheon exists to prepare potential Oscar winners ahead of the ceremony, but not without celebrating. To hold an Oscar nomination is an esteemed accomplishment, one to be celebrated regardless of whether or not you clinch a win.

All of the most admired Hollywood stars were in attendance to enjoy an afternoon of food, good company and plenty of photo-ops. A particular stand-out in the crowd was Laura Dern, who is also a member of the Academy’s board of governors. The Marriage Story actress looked effortlessly cool in a sunburst-orange leather midi dress, layered on top of a white, ruffled blouse. Now, all we want to do is wear a leather midi dress. Perfect for winter given its layering potential (as evidenced by Dern) and its warmth as a material in general, now is an excellent time to invest in a showstopping piece you’ll wear for seasons to come. Here are 15 of the best options on the market right now: