Leopard print is a classic and comes in and out of fashion every few seasons like clockwork. However on its last visit, it sort of came to stay and has earned itself a nice spot in the neutral color/print category. Even those fashionistas timid to wear this bold print a few years back have allowed their animal instincts to roar!
My leopard print coat was handed down from my grandma, who made it for herself in the 1960s. It is by far my favorite item in my closet and is utter perfection. It’s vintage now, so the faux fur is not as soft as it once was but the satin lining is still supple and the ’60s silhouette is always in style.
If you are still testing the animal print waters, check out 12 Ways to Add Animal Print to Your Outfit and 11 Chic & Fun Ways to Wear a Leopard Print Blouse for a little inspiration.
A leopard coat might seem like a big statement, and it is, but it’s also surprisingly versatile and the perfect addition to your holiday ensembles. You can Shop Leopard Print Coats and flip through 9 ways to incorporate a leopard print coat into your wardrobe and look and feel fabulous in it!
Pair your leopard coat with plaid, a cozy sweater, and corduroy skinny jeans for a cozy woodsy chic look you can wear to a casual Thanksgiving dinner!
I literally wore this last week but wished I had saved it for Thanksgiving because the colors are perfect for the occasion.
Layer a leopard print coat over brights for a sophisticated look and pop of color. I took this summer dress into the fall by layering it over a silky blouse and I love the look!
Spice up a simple jeans and a white t-shirt duo with a leopard coat. Add jewel tones and gold accessories for fall and winter to warm up your denim.
Along with stripes and polka-dots, leopard print is one of the easiest patterns to mix and match. I love pairing it with florals as well as mixing these luxe fabrics together.
Recognize the jeans? Yes they’re the same pair I’m wearing in the casual jeans and white t-shirt basics ensemble! Notice how a black turtleneck paired with them & the leopard print coat changes everything and creates an overall ’60s vibe as well.
Wear your leopard coat with an all-black ensemble and go from ordinary to extraordinary in a snap!
It seems an obvious choice for New Year’s Eve, but paired with neutrals and sequins, it made this NYE outfit even more festive!
I even wore it to my wedding reception party in 2006! I found my dress at a vintage shop with the original tags on it from the 1960s and my grandma’s leopard coat was its perfect companion.
This post was originally published at Babble… 9 Ways to Wear a Leopard Print Coat & Look Fabulous!
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