Leopard Print Puts The ‘Meow’ Back into Fashion

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Girlfriend: Lou Doillon | Photo courtesy: Elle

Animal prints are nothing new, which makes it an easy staple to add to your wardrobe.  Leopard print is one of the most versatile and pairs nicely with casual and formal outfits.  Find new ways to sport leopard and think outside of just “sexy”. Fun and funky is always our more preferred method of style.

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Photo courtesy: Elle France

Leopard Print in Small Doses

You don’t have to go all in to rock an animal print.  Try strips of leopard print on a teddy bear coat to make it unique.  We love this look with smidges of bright color to cheer up winter’s best coats.  Make a statement while you stay cozy and warm.

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Photo courtesy: Fuck Yeah Girls

In + Out of the House

Another way to have fun with this style is with pajama pantsLoose, comfy pants are just begging for leopard print to dress them up.  A cropped tee or a vintage track jacket with old-school hip-hop flavor will keep you in the cool category.

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Photo courtesy: The Fashion Spot

Stand-in for the LBD

It’s also perfect for any date night.  A simple blouse or dress with leopard print should stay nice and loose to keep it casual.  Skin-tight is a no-no in our books, especially when it comes to animal prints. Look for blouses that have sleeve details like puff shoulders.  Digging this French girl cool vibe with a curly bob hairstyle and a coat of red lipstick.

leopard print | French girl cool blouse curly bob hairdo | Girlfriend is Better
Girlfriend: Mica Arganaraz | Photo courtesy: I-D Magazine

So Punk Rock!

Did you get your grunge look curated yet?  Rockabillies have known the power of leopard print for a good long time.  Find a fur coat or a belted jacket that can stand-in for the typical leather option.  There’s just something about leopard vibes that possess girl power that is always on-trend.

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Photo courtesy: Underground

Wear it to Work

If you read anything we write, you already know that denim skirts are this Spring’s freshest trend.  Pair a leopard print blouse with a denim skirt in any color other than the standard blue.  Change up your neutral game by adding in something a little more feisty.

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Photo courtesy: Cut y Paste

Maximize Your Abstract

Street stars are constantly finding interesting ways to weave abstract prints into their Spring looks.  A maxi skirt in full-blown leopard print looks dashing with a bright oversized sweater tucked into the waistband.  Play around with your own interpretation of business casual and you may just find a perfect look for your next event!

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Photo courtesy: Pop Sugar

Go Vintage

Animal prints can be found anywhere and everywhere.   Scour your favorite vintage shops for leopard print in a style that no one else will have.  Add some leopard to your wardrobe staples so you always have something scintillating to wear.  Stay out of the doldrums and stand out from the crowd a little this month.

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