It’s said all good trends come back around and never have I been more excited about this fact than to see the resurgence of leopard print up and down the high street. You see, after floating on the peripheries of our fashion radar for the past few years, leopard print is officially back in a big way and it’s just screaming (or should that be rawr-ing?) for a place in your 2023 summer wardrobe.
2023’s leopard print aesthetic is all about embracing your inner maximalist- that means top-to-toe dressing, realistic prints and vintage-inspired cuts that make a statement. It’s time to release your inner animal…
How to wear a leopard print dress
Want to steal the show at your next event? Of course you do, and a leopard print dress is a sure-fire way to do just that. For extra sultry vibes, this structured Zara bandeau dress effortlessly toes the line between evening and more formal attire. Pair with simple strappy heels and a black blazer for the perfect party ensemble.
How to wear a leopard print skirt
Leopard print skirts come in an array of shapes, from slinky slip styles to printed minis and this makes them a great option if you’re in the animal print outfit market as there really is a style for everyone. For the office, look no further than this flared Miss Selfridge option. Simply pair with a white T-shirt and leather boots and you’ll be set to impress.
For casj vibes, a mini is a great choice. Wear with a blouse and strappy kitten heels for party time, or stick with a tank top and sandals by day.
How to wear leopard print trousers
For something a little different to the metallic trousers taking over your Instagram feed, go for a pair of statement leopard print jeans or trousers. While printed bottoms may seem intimidating, they don’t have to be. You just have to consider what you’re wearing them with and ensure that the trousers are forming the focal point of your outfit.
For a cool-girl feel, pair with a crop top and trainers, or, dress up with a simple cami top and pointed boots. You could even wear them to the beach with flip flops.
How to wear leopard print heels
Accessories are the easiest way to add leopard print into your current wardrobe with maximum cost-per-wear potential, so try a pair of leopard print heels to refresh your next night out look. Leopard print platforms have a nostalgic feel (I’m talking about re-living your 90s Spice Girls era) while classic courts will remain eternally chic. Wear with everything from your favourite little black dress to a cut-out bodysuit and split hem jeans.
How to wear a leopard print jacket
Want to add instant drama to any outfit? Topping it off with a leopard print coat is sure to do just that – and in the best possible way.
Denim styles like this one from Oliver Bonas or canvas styles like Ganni’s offering are a great investment buy as you can reach for them year after year thanks to their classic cut. Plus, they’re perfect for layering in the winter. Or, for a more tailored fit, a leopard car coat or blazer will give a polished feel that can take you easily from day-to-night and back again.