Worth the Sweat? 13 Celebrities Making Summer Leather Happen

::pit stains form just thinking about it::

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Maybe the greatest luxury of all that can be attained by being extremely rich or famous or both is defying the weather, in this case wearing leather when it is boiling out. Here, 13 celebrities exercising the privilege of unseasonable dressing to the sweatiest, stickiest extreme.

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<p>This is a turtleneck. In cobalt blue leather. WYD??</p>
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Katy Perry

This is a turtleneck. In cobalt blue leather. WYD??

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<p>A bit more reasonable, especially for travel, but a leather jacket in June, however you shake it, is still a bold move.&nbsp;</p>
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Selena Gomez

A bit more reasonable, especially for travel, but a leather jacket in June, however you shake it, is still a bold move. 

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<p>But not as much as leather leggings! (Just think about taking them off in the winter, and add lots more perspiration and crying as they suction on even harder. No, thank you, ma'am.)&nbsp;</p>
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Margot Robbie

But not as much as leather leggings! (Just think about taking them off in the winter, and add lots more perspiration and crying as they suction on even harder. No, thank you, ma'am.) 

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<p>Save yourself, Keri Russell.&nbsp;</p>
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Keri Russell

Save yourself, Keri Russell. 

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<p>At least this&nbsp;Vika Gazinskaya set has some give to it.&nbsp;</p>
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Katy Perry

At least this Vika Gazinskaya set has some give to it. 

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<p>Unlike these burgundy trousers. With&nbsp;<em data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="em">velvet</em><span class="redactor-invisible-space" data-verified="redactor" data-redactor-tag="span" data-redactor-class="redactor-invisible-space">. (Godspeed, Katy Perry.)&nbsp;</span></p>
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Katy Perry

Unlike these burgundy trousers. With velvet. (Godspeed, Katy Perry.) 

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<p>No wonder she got the part of Wonder Woman's mom.&nbsp;</p>
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Connie Nielsen

No wonder she got the part of Wonder Woman's mom. 

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<p>No wonder she's a supermodel. </p>
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Lara Stone

No wonder she's a supermodel.

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<p>Got the hat right, tho. </p>
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Doutzen Kroes

Got the hat right, tho.

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<p>Quilted this time!&nbsp;</p>
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Katy Perry

Quilted this time! 

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Alexa Chung

As she put it, "it's not leather weather by the way."

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<p>Ralph Lauren thoughtfully put in a keyhole for some air, so there's that.&nbsp;</p>
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Priyanka Chopra

Ralph Lauren thoughtfully put in a keyhole for some air, so there's that. 

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<p>And this is such a pretty color, we'd do it too.&nbsp;</p>
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Priyanka Chopra

And this is such a pretty color, we'd do it too. 

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<p>But who hasn't been mislead by a leather mini only to find rivulets of sweat streaming down her thighs?&nbsp;</p>
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Bella Hadid

But who hasn't been mislead by a leather mini only to find rivulets of sweat streaming down her thighs? 

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<p>Bow down, truly. </p>
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Queen Letizia of Spain

Bow down, truly.

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<p>Illusion netting is just that—not an actual opening to relieve your skin from its cowhide prison.&nbsp;</p>
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Mariah Carey

Illusion netting is just that—not an actual opening to relieve your skin from its cowhide prison. 

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<p>With a HOODIE, FFS. </p>
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Behati Prinsloo

With a HOODIE, FFS.

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