Leopards, tigers, zebras – animal prints are in fashion again. Sometimes it can be difficult trying to figure out how to wear those tricky prints.
The nature inspired print made its way into fashion as far back as the 18th century. It became populer because it gives elevated status of luxury. It became popular in America during 1960s and continued its popularity in ‘70s and ‘80s.
Today, designers creates new ways to wear the prints that will make feel wild. So how to wear animals prints like a pro? I have put together a style guide that will make you feel comfortable and fashionable.
Animal Print Accessories for Beginners
If you are not ready to wear animal prints, you can start to use animal print accessories. You can interject the trend into your style with timeless elements.
The best thing about animal print accessories is that hey work for every occasion. You can style them from day to evening.
You can add animal print scarf or sunglasses in your wardrobe.
If you are feeling more daring, try high heel shoes with animal prints. If you are not sure to style them, stick to black or neutral toned dresses with your animal print high heels.
Flat shoes with animal prints are a great way of adding some to a daytime look.
Until three years ago, I wasn’t into animal prints. One day, my mother bought me sandals with animal prints and I adored it immediately. Since that day, I generally add animal prints into my daytime style.
You can add animal print bag into your style. If you are not very confident, you can wear it with monochrome outfit such as in black.
Animal prints look more fashionable with nudes, black and earth tones.
Size of the print is very important. Because larger print always a focal point so wear it on the body part that you want to highlight.
Keep It Simple
Wear only one piece of animal print at a time. For example, leopard print shirt with jeans or skirt with zebra print with black blouse.
Buy Quality Pieces
Quality pieces are important in an animal print. You shouldn’t try to save money on this. The cheaper material will give you a cheaper look and that is not good for any lady.
Work Appropriate Animal Prints
Who said you can’t wear animal prints at work?
Every women should feel fashionable and comfortable at work. The days when animal prints could not be work at office are long time ago.
Animal prints can be dressed up in the offices as long as you are creative about your styling.
Try to choose more earth tones with smallder designs. For example, you can choose brown leopard prints instead of golden leopard prints.
Animal print blouses are amazing to tucked into a pair of trousers or into a pencil skirt.
If your office is formal, you can layer a smart jacket over the top.
Animal Prints on Animal Prints
Most people be afraid of wearing multiple animal prints at a time. But today, wearing zebra print dress with leopard print shoes is a fun and adventurous.
I am still not brave for this but If you love to try new styles, you can consider to this one.