So, I'm back with another fashion post, and this time we're talking all about one of the biggest trends of the season - animal print! 

Now, animal prints are absolutely everywhere this A/W, indeed, the trend started emerging over S/S - you may remember the new look leopard print dress that I could not stop wearing all summer from this post, but this season it's taken off even more. I am particularly seeing leopard and snake, but I've even started to see some zebra print seeping into the shops. 

I for one am absolutely loving this trend. I may have gone a little overboard with the amount of leopard print pieces I have introduced to my wardrobe, (I may or may not have just invested in THE most amazing pony hair effect leopard print overcoat), but I have #noragrets nonetheless.

Animal prints can be intimidating for a very simple reason - they are b o l d. But I don't think they have to be so. Indeed, I think animal prints are a new neutral. They go with pretty much everything in your wardrobe, whilst adding a modern and interesting twist to any outfit. 

There are two approaches you can take:

The Maximalist Approach - I'm talking all out print. The bolder, the better. Even better, wear prints that clash. I think this is actually a fabulous look - I love seeing a bold snake print trouser with a leopard print coat, but it definitely takes bravery, and is not for the faint of heart. So, we move to the 2nd, slightly more accessible approach...

The Subtle Approach - I think I've channeled that here. See, this trench from Missy Empire seems rather bold, but paired with a simple denim mini, white shirt and black boots, I think it's sufficiently toned down to make it wearable for every day. The key is to make your one printed item the star of the show, and all the other pieces very simple wardrobe basics. Definitely a good approach if you are keen to dabble in the animal print trend!

Below I have shared a selection of some of my favourite leopard print pieces at the moment - happy shopping! 

So, what do you guys think of the animal print trend? Do you find it tacky and overdone? Or subtly chic and classic? Let me know in the comments below!

Until next time, 
Bisous <3



Shirt: Asos
Skirt: Na-kd Fashion
Boots: Topshop
Bag: New Look
Twilly: Dior

Shop the trend! 

What's your opinion?