Leopard Print for Beginners

Leopard print, somehow or another, got a bad rap, linked to debauchery and woman of no scruples. Well, what is wrong with giving the vibe of strong, confident, and sexy? Absolutely nothing! Leopard print can many times act as a neutral in your wardrobe. If you are not so sure but want to wade into this wild print, avoid the bolder, brassier shades of the leopard spectrum and stick to muted browns and khaki.  These colors pair well with black, of course, but also fall’s shades of burgundy, navy, and always denim.


This dress by Tolani places the big cat print on a background of soft shades of aubergine and sage. A black shoe would be too harsh with the muted colors of the dress, so stick to a booty in a rustic brown.


How do you make leopard print seem sweet?  By adding a bow to the blouse and soft flutter sleeves. You can easily dress up this blouse by tucking it into a skirt or pants, but let’s keep it casual. Jeans are the obvious and classic choice, but why not pair it with faux leather leggings and white or black kicks…oh, behave!


Elie Tahari rocks multiple animal prints in this silky shirtdress. The juxtaposition of patterns on muted olive and brown pairs strikingly well with black booties or knee-highs. As the months grow cooler, add black tights and a leather jacket to complete a stylish, chic, and edgy look.

Be honest, at one point or another in our lives we wished to be that femme fatale…bring on the leopard print!


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