If you weren't an early adopter of the (faux) leather pants trend that made a silent, but felt comeback circa 2015/2016, now is your chance to step in it. 

I've been wearing leather pants since my varsity days (*coughs* a long time ago), earning both nods and raised eyebrows for the seemingly ballsy (and premature) style choice.

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I'm on leather pant pair number three now - including one fallen soldier that I've stopped wearing due to damage - and I intend to add at least one more pair to the family this Autumn/Winter season. 

From hip-hugging tasseled pants...

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... to comfy jogging trousers.

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But enough about my affinity for faux leather pants. Let's see how Fall/Winter 2020-2021 fashion week attendees - fashion media and models - styled theirs, and confirmed that these pants are a must-have season staple. 

Leather on the streets

Julia Kuczynska poses after the Issey Miyake show at the Lycee Carnot during Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 in Paris, France. 

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Jeanette Madsen wears a green and black striped wool pullover, green flared leather pants, a brown leather bag and a golden necklace, during Paris Fashion Week - Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021, in Paris, France. 

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A guest poses wearing Chanel after the Chanel show at the Grand Palais during Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 in Paris, France. 

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Kim Kardashian pictured at the Cafe de Flore in Paris, France. 

Kim Kardashian pictured at the Cafe de Flore in Pa
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Ai Tominaga wears a blue fluffy long coat, a black t-shirt, a Ralph Lauren crossbody bag, black leather cropped pants, leather shoes, outside Akris, during Paris Fashion Week - Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 in Paris, France. 

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Chrissy Rutherford is seen wearing blue coat, turtleneck with print, Wandler bag, black high waist leather pants outside Elie Saab during Paris Fashion Week - Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 in Paris, France.

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Paola Turani, wearing pink hat, pink pullover and red snakeskin pants, is seen outside Salvatore Ferragamo show, during Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020-2021 in Milan, Italy. 

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A guest seen during Paris Fashion Week - Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 in Paris, France. 

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Leonie Hanne wearing purple pants, lavender blazer, white Jacquemus bag, Bottega sandals outside Max Mara during Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020-2021 on February 20, 2020 in Milan, Italy. 

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Model Anok Yai wears clear purple sunglasses, a black leather trench coat, black leather pants, and white Nike Air Force 1 sneakers at the Etro show during Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2020-2021 in Milan, Italy. 

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A guest is seen wearing brown overall, coat, orange Bottega bag outside Altuzarra during Paris Fashion Week - Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/202 in Paris, France. 

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Want in on the trend? 

Now that you've seen all the inspo, here's where you can go buy this coveted clothing item.

Molly faux leather pants, R749 from Superbalist  

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Dart high waist trousers, R849 at Mango 

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Faux leather jogging trousers, R599 at Zara  

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PU balloon pants, R299.95 at The FIX 

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