Have you noticed the effect animal prints have on a woman? A bit more fierce, even without wearing a super high heel. And it seems like the easiest way to wear it is in the form a jacket, followed closely by accessories, namely shoes. It kind of acts as a neutral – considering it’s typically tanned brown and black spots – it isn’t so hard to believe. I used to have a pair of leopard sneakers I loved and wore ’til they were actually unwearable, and spots that weren’t there originally had somehow migrated their way into the pattern.
But it’s the coat / jacket that’s really been on my mind. If you were to look at my eBay watch list you would find multiple versions: faux fur vintage, calf hair new, and a weird vest that just feels right. You know?
But like the animals these prints are based off of, you can’t help but feel a bit empowered while wearing them. Empowered to feel sophisticated, to feel gutsy, to feel like a woman! As a matter of fact, I think it was Shania Twain who said that last part and she loved animal prints too!