Leopard print, what’s not to love? So many of my clients are terrified of wearing leopard print (or any animal prints). I suppose it’s due to the many misconceptions around the print. Fear of looking like an actual animal, fear of looking tacky, fear of looking like you’re trying too hard, and fear of having nothing to wear with an animal print.
Leopard Lie #1- You’ll Look Like an Actual Animal
Um, no. That would never happen unless you wore head to toe leopard print WITH some sort of leopard hat or ears to match. Look how chic Miss Thing below looks in her head-to-toe leopard. She doesn’t look like she belongs in a zoo.
Leopard Lie #2- You’ll Look Tacky
Leopard Lie #3- You’ll Look Like You’re Trying Too Hard
So many of my clients think that people with THINK they think they are all that if they wear leopard print. Does that make any sense? It doesn’t to me either. You are all that and that doesn’t mean you tried extra hard to be that way! Leopard print is a classy little print. And a classy girl would never be classified as someone who is trying too hard, now would they?
Leopard Lie #4- You’ll Have Nothing to Wear with Leopard Print
For some reason the idea of matching your leopard print clothing with other pieces in your closet is a daunting task. Here is a little secret … leopard is a neutral – it goes with everything! You can even mix prints using leopard (leopard + floral and leopard + plaid are both fabulous combinations). When in doubt, any solid color pairs perfectly with leopard print. Do you have any leopard lies that you need smashed to bits? Leave a comment and I’ll hook you up with some sweet style advice.