Get the Look for Less: Animal Print

animal instinct

  1. Turtle Print Silk Dress from Fate R1259,00
  2. Animal Print Pussy Bow Shirt from Mr Price – R59,99
  3. Odette Snake Skin Wedge from Trenery- R899,00
  4.  Snakeskin Handbag from Charles and Keith- $66,00
  5. Dalmation Print Blouse from Crave R519
  6. Short Sleeve Leopard Print Dress from Jo Borkett -R489
  7. Canvas Printed Tote from Mr Price- R59,99
  8. Snake Print Court from Charles and Keith- $49,00

Animal print is definitely a trend you won’t be able to avoid this coming winter. Why not embrace the trend now with a few summer and transitional weather pieces. If the thought of leopard print scares you off, then why not try something a little more demure like the turtle print or a snakeskin shoe? There are easy ways to incorporate the trend without going all out. Remember you don’t have to spend a million bucks to look a million bucks!


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Pre-Fall 2013 Runway Trends: Animal Instinct

Animal PrintI am trying to do a little round-up of the biggest trends for this coming winter and the two most obvious would have to be animal prints and (hopefully) fake fur. These trends were ALL OVER the runways over the past few seasons and this one is going to be no different.

Starting off with animal prints, it is clear that we are no longer limited to leopard, though it is still a major contender. Other animal prints getting some much needed attention are giraffe, snake, cow and dalmatian. This trend can be one the most affordable trends to incorporate into your wardrobe as all you really need is a nice clutch. If you are feeling more daring, why not try Louis Vuitton-inspired pants or a lovely Burberry trench.

Fake Fur

Fur is another trend that is going to continue being huge this coming winter. Whether you choose fake fur or real fur is up to you, but honestly putting my beliefs aside, because this is a trend a good quality fake fur will give you the best value for money. Keep the look modern by going all out and get an entire coat, not just a collar. I love the fact that you can look cute and stylish whilst still being cosy and comfy.

Whilst I am still waiting for some proper summer days here in Cape Town, this certainly has got me excited for the coming season. What runway trends are you most looking forward to trying? I still have a few trends to discuss.

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