LEOPARD PRINT: The best pieces next season & how to wear them

HOW many is too many?… Because at last count, I have four.
Varying shapes, lengths, patterns – that makes it fine in my book.
In case you’ve been hiding under a rock lately (and in this heat, can’t blame you), you’ll know that animal print is everywhere for the new season.
Now, I’ve been sold on leopard print (the classy variety, not you know, Liz Macdonald) for quite some time.
Some people are scared of it, and that’s understandable. Get it wrong and you will look like Liz Macdonald! Get it right, and you’ll look like Erica Davies. And if you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know she’s #ultimatestylegoals.
The key is to use print as a neutral. You can clash if you like (as seen at fashion week) – but if you wear with other neutrals – think black or brown, burgundy – you can’t go far wrong.
Here’s my pick of the best leopard print items around now, these will see you through the rest of summer into autumn-winter.
The skirt
There are hundreds of leopard print skirts floating around the high street right now – but this lovely & Other Stories number is the fave of every fashion editor. Why? It’s not inexpensive, at £59, but for the quality that’s okay. The material is light enough for summer, but it can be warn with tights and boots come winter. The leopard print is a good one, and it skims, rather than clings to the body (hello, Sunday lunch).
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I’d wear it with….

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Wear this wrong and it could look cheap. Get it right and it will add a little bit of print to a classy look. Keep it tonal and structured.

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I’d wear it with….

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Next
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New Look

Dress

Zara has long been the go-to for leopard dresses. They release a new one every season, it seems. But for A/W, they’ve excelled themselves. This one £39.99 is perfect for summer. Add a suit jacket and it’s great for work. Add tights and boots, or a roll neck underneath and you’re all set for winter.

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Accessories

There are some good ones around! If you’re still not sold on the trend, why not try it with a bag or shoe? Below, Next; M&S

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