Animal prints at work & play

“Who says animal prints are only for Autumn/Winter?  There is no such rule; the only rule is to pick a lighter hue, like leopard spots on a white background or reptile print/ texture in a pastel shade.”
I recently wrote an article on Spring Fashion Ideas for ‘Indian Link’. See ‘Press’ section of the blog. I was keen to interpret SS13/14 runway trends into wearable fashion and the animal print one particularly struck my fancy!

Multiplying the effect of the reptile print/ texture by teaming this breezy top with a Hidesign croc bag gives this outfit a sophisticated look. A convenient pairing with plum suede flats makes it an easy going style for work. I’m thinking more along the lines of client meeting for a styling session!

Collared reptile print top- SES Fashion | Black denim leggings- SES Fashion | Necklace- Kmart | Croc leather bag- Hidesign (India) | Suede flats- Therapy 

 Isn’t this an impressive, polished and chic look? And now, take this look to an evening out affair….

Simply swap the shoes and bags! I added a croc textured clutch this time in stark black and super high heel sandals for that glam touch.

Subtle details can make a big difference to a look..I’m hinting at the black nail polish and ring. 

Collared reptile print top- SES Fashion | Black denim leggings- SES Fashion | Necklace- Kmart | Faux leather clutch- Priceline pharmacy (bargain buy!) | High heel sandalsPayless shoes 

Isn’t it an easy transformation? How do you like this styling idea? Do let me know your feedback….


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