These larger than life prints are back in the fashion world in a big way. Jackets, dresses, handbags, boots, belts, and pants-we are going to see it everywhere this fall and winter. If you prefer not to wear real fur don’t worry, a lot of popular designers will be carrying faux versions of this super hot fad as well.
The greatest thing about incorporating the animal print and exotic skin looks into your wardrobe this fall and winter, is this trend is expected to stick around through spring 2011 and even into summer. The animal print trend has been around for many years, yet this year we are going for a more refined sophisticated look.
The key to wearing this smokin’ hot fall and winter trend is to pair it up with bold solid colors. You want to use the print as your focal point and accent it with something simple to bring out the sexiness of it. Black leather and fur pieces are perfect to pair with bold animal prints or exotic skins. Camel colors usually work well with animal prints as well. This fall and winter, we will see the animal print and exotic skins trend paired up with colors like purple, navy, yellow, and green. And in extreme cases, even bright red and pink.
This trend has become so hot this season; you will even see different colored versions of these fiery prints. And some will go for the gold, and go for a complete head to toe animal print or exotic skin look. However, wear this style with caution because there is a very fine line with animal print and skins-this look can go from naughty to gaudy in an instant.
When purchasing clothing and accessories for your new look, be sure use the print to compliment your body type; plus sizes should use larger prints and petite sizes should wear small prints to flatter the figure.
This fall and winter be prepared to see a lot of animal-inspired jewelry, printed hair accessories, and hats in your favorite prints and exotic skins as well. Use your animal inspired accessories to compliment a solid outfit or something with a simple design, for best results. And if you are really brave, use them to dress up your ferocious feline look.
Some hot looks include:
Using animal print accessories to dress up a black coat or dress
Wearing a all-over print dress with simple accessories
Pairing animal prints with denim to create a casual chic look
Wearing a snake skin print dress with minimal jewelry and accessories
Adding bold accessories to your outfit like a croc skin purse
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