Sorry, folks, there are only two ways to do it. Fashion isn’t that democratic when it comes to an (or any) animal print.
Gigi Hadid knows the leopard is better with casuals.
Everyone – from insiders to outsiders, It girls to influencers – has been telling you that you can wear anything you like, however you like. We want to stop you (and them) right there – especially when it comes to animal prints. You don’t want to go the way of the wildlings. You want to cop the chic women of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s. Why?
Because they knew that leopard print was a statement in itself and best represented with classic styles that purred rather than roared.
Clothes and footwear in the same colour family at Michael Kors.
Leopard, as always, looks good with pared down black.
Ponyhair loafers, $1,230, from Bally.
Cotton coat, $139, from H&M.
Silk and metallic-fibre dress (price unavailable) from Kate Spade.
Polyester and elastane turban $29.90, from Topshop.
Calf leather and velvet slides (price unavailable) from Kate Spade.
Twisted Cabas shearling and calfskin bag, $3,400, from Celine.
Velvet blazer, $310, from Scotch & Soda.
Silk dress, $3,580, from Saint Laurent.
Silk dress, $750, from Diane von Furstenberg.
Ponyhair and leather sandals, (price unavailable) from Gianvito Rossi.