Darren Kennedy: Wild about animal print - python, zebra and leopard are ruling the fashion jungle
Trend: Animal Print. By now, you will surely have noticed that animal print is going nowhere. After all, walking into stores on the high street can seem like a literal jungle with the amount of animal-inspired references jumping out from the racks these days. The leopard midi skirt was a standout trend last season but this time around, cow print, python, zebra and tiger are equally as prominent.
At Off-White, there was neon lime snakeskin (not for the faint-hearted) while more wearable looks in zebra print came down the runway at Adeam and Roberto Cavalli. And if you really feel like taking a walk on the wild side, you could take a leaf out of Tom Ford or Longchamp's book and pair your leopard print with fringe or textured details.
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With this look, Julianne Moore shows that sequins are not just a young person’s game. The 58-year-old actress rocked sparkles at a recent gala in Cannes in honour of the Elton John biopic, Rocketman. The Givenchy Couture number was undoubtedly a showstopper, but it was the cascading salmon-pink cape that gave it a regal edge. The only accessory needed? Diamond earrings by Chopard.
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Need a styling update for that leopard dress? Look no further than Longchamp for bohemian globe-trotter inspiration. Pair with a fringed waistcoat, gladiator sandals and a tassel bag to take you from city break to festival campground.
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