Animal prints are back in style! Well, technically, they never went out of style. Perhaps they went on a bit of a hiatus or had quieter moments in the world of fashion, but now they are in the spotlight once again, and there’s no sign of them going away any time soon. Animal prints are about as iconic as the little black dress or a great pair of stylish, comfy blue jeans. If you don’t have any animal print pieces in your closet, consider investing in some new items today. In this post, we will take a look at some of the best occasions to wear animal prints in 2023.
When you are hosting a fabulous dinner and want to show off an outfit that is as impressive as your cooking, consider incorporating some animal print pieces into your look. There’s something very trendy yet classically fashionable about animal prints. They’re also super fun and give an outfit so much more oomph. When you invite your friends and neighbors over for a killer meal, wine, good music, and good conversation, it’s likely everyone is going to take their time putting together chic outfits. If you decide to work with animal prints, consider pairing a sleeveless cheetah-print blouse with a pair of wide-leg beige trousers or white jeans. Finish the look off with a pair of beige strappy heels, and you will look and feel like the stylish hostess you are.
Animal prints are undeniably fun. And what better thing to wear to a dance party than a super fun outfit? Whether it’s a themed ’80s dance party or just an impromptu night of dancing with the girls when you are out on the town, an animal print get-up will make you the life of the party. Consider something daring like a cheetah-print jumpsuit or a classic’90s-style cheetah-print dress. With such an eye-catching outfit, you can wear it all on its own or accessorize tastefully with bangle bracelets or a cute clutch.
Animal prints can be worn any time of year, but they are especially fun to wear during the summer months. If you are attending a few backyard barbeques this year or hosting some of your own, why not get creative with your outfit and incorporate some animal prints? If you are just starting to dip your toe into the world of animal prints, consider small pieces like an animal print headscarf or an animal print handbag. Or you could put together an outfit with some very chic animal print strappy sandals or heels. For clothing items, consider a flattering women’s white blouse with a pair of animal print shorts. Finish the look with a red neck scarf and a pair of dangly earrings.
As we have mentioned several times throughout this article, animal prints are fun. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be worn in professional settings. If you are the kind of person who loves putting thought into what you wear to the office every day, consider experimenting with animal prints. You could accent professional attire with an animal print accessory like a pair of sunglasses with tiger stripe frames, a cheetah print headband, or snakeskin boots to go with your straight-leg jeans or leggings. Or you could try something like an animal print midi skirt or pencil skirt with a solid-colored blouse on top.
While animal prints are definitely something you will want to show off in a public setting, they are also a great addition to your nightwear collection. Animal prints are playful and nostalgic, so they are great to wear in the comfort of your own home. There are so many nightwear animal print options, including animal print pajama sets, animal print pajama shorts, and animal-print slippers. For those of you who are big fans of all things animal prints, you can even get your hands on plush animal print robes and animal print throw blankets. Don’t forget the little nighttime accessories like animal print headbands to wear when you are doing your skin routine or an animal print scrunchie.
Sometimes you need an extra layer to keep you warm outdoors on a cool day. Cue an animal print jacket. There are so many styles, cuts, and fabrics to choose from, such as animal print blazers, a faux fur coat, and animal print denim jackets. Consider the type of outdoor event you will be attending and pick the right animal print jacket for the occasion.
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