I Keep Seeing So Many People Following This Two-Piece Styling Rule
Thanks to the various printed pieces that went viral last year, it’s safe to say that animal print has officially entered the mainstream style subconsciously (you can’t walk down the street without spotting at least one leopard skirt). Yet, I find that some people—many of whom consider themselves minimalist dressers—still find that they can’t quite get on board with its historical reputation as an exhibitionist print.
I totally hear you, and it was only fairly recently that I considered wearing anything from the animal print family, but then I noticed a few industry leaders repping the trend in a totally new way. Forget print-clashing, look-at-me getups—these are undeniably cool, expensive-looking outfits that combine the likes of leopard and snakeskin with neutral colourways and pared-back silhouettes.
The best thing about this look is that it’s super easy to pull together, as it essentially involves embracing your favourite failsafe outfit pairing—think cream knits and jeans or black trousers and shirts—then adding a flash of print. The effect is pretty striking without being OTT and paired-back but not at all boring. Have I piqued your interest? Scroll down to see the four ways the fashion crowd have been working the trend this season.