I can't decide, leather or not. What is the difference? October 17, 2018 04:57 Updated Follow The leather is mostly for aesthetics but it does help to provide more structure to the shoulder straps, and we really love the comfort of the leather chest strap which you can buy separately as well. Related articles Can my baby face out in the Scout? Can I wear the Scout with a newborn? I am plus size, will the Scout fit me? My baby is huge - 25+ lbs.! Is it worth it to buy, or will he outgrow it too fast? Can I wash my Scout? What about leather? If so, how do I do it? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.