5 Animal Print Dos & Don’ts
Like it or not, animal print is a classic pattern in fashion that’s here to stay. What used to just be on clothes has now branched out to purses, scarves, shoes and more … but don’t go crazy. We all know that too much of a good thing can definitely be bad.
To keep it from becoming dull, five, fresh ideas have been identified on how to wear the feisty print while keeping the pattern both classy and trendy. Read on.
1. DO Accentuate It
If you want to put focus on the pattern, you should keep the rest of your outfit subdued. A way of doing so is by pairing it with a lot of black, brown or white. The leopard pattern will stand out without being overpowering or fading into the background.
2. DON’T Experiment With Prints
A fashion rule goes; never mix prints! The prints will completely compete with each other, ultimately resulting in a total mess.
3. DO Accessorize Wisely
Animal prints are bound to stand out. Therefore, when you choose to boldly accessorize, make sure to keep it a balancing act. Think of it as the same principle that was previously mentioned. Don’t let your accessories be in conflict with your animal prints. If you’re wearing an animal pattern, the rest of your outfit should be simply elegant.
4. DO Be Subtle
Animal prints are easy to find, but if you’re looking into freshening it up, start looking for animal patterns in hazy subdued colors. Go for a muted purple or gray for a more sophisticated look.
If you’re wearing animal print, the rest of your outfit should be simply elegant.
5. DON’T Experiment With Bright Colors
Whether it’s clothing, a pair of shoes or purse — experiment with your items, but be sure not to overdo it. That means no bright colors.
The bottom line? Learn how to strike a balance with your items and note that when it comes to animal print, sometimes less is more.
There you have it.
Let me reiterate that animal print is a classic. It’s here to stay. If you’re just getting into it, then enjoy it. If you’ve been a fan of the animal prints and have been collecting different items with that pattern, then keep going and explore new ways of incorporating it into your outfits! Rawr!