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May 27, 2012

Zebra print - the new leopard ?

Looking at how celebrities and fashionistas are adopting zebra prints and the way big names have been inspired by this animal print I can't help but wonder if zebra will dethrone the king leopard...

SS 12 Gucci, Giambattista Valli, Michael Kors (source: style.com)


On the runway names like Gucci, Giambattista Valli and Michael Kors, to name a few, preferred zebra to leopard this season which is at least a sign that something is happening.

Now celebrities and fashion bloggers are sporting more and more zebra prints which only confirms what was seen on the runway. A special mention for Nicole Richie wearing two trends in one sweater with her Proenza Schouler mint zebra sweater.


sources: Frassy, Getty, Celeb buzz

I am a leopard girl myself and I'm usually not unfaithful with other animal prints but I have to admit that the zebra print is pretty cool. I specially love the mix of black and white which is really easy to match with anything, just throw a bright colored item for the contrast or keep your outfit black and white. I'm loving these three outfits, what do you think ?

sources: mywardrobe, shopbop, net-a-porter


Only time will tell if zebra has the potential to replace leopard as the go-to animal print in fashion but in the meantime there is no harm to experiment with it. Here are some items for inspiration.

From top left: Current/Elliott stiletto jeans (netaporter), tank top (mango), tee-shirt (iro), work dress (oasis),
Ice London iphone case (harrods), cuff (asos), espadrilles (topshop), peplum top (newlook), stilettos (jimmy choo)

My favorite zebra print itemt is by far the C/E stiletto jeans. I already I have the grey leopard version of these jeans which I wear all the time. I almost bought the flowers version recently but I wasn't sure about them (too many flowers in my wardrobe lately), now I'm thinking that the reason why I wasn't sure is because I knew something better was coming up, I think this is fate...

How about you, will you be falling for zebra soon ?

Thanks for reading and have a great week !

xx Marta


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6 comments:

  1. J'aime beaucoup, notamment le tee shirt Iro, en fait j'aime le côté graphique et noir et blanc, je le préfère au python, quand au leopard c'est un classique

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  2. je suis d'accord avec toi, le côté graphique du mélange noir et blanc et canon. je le préfère notamment au python, et peut-être un jour au léo ;) bises

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  3. en fait j'aime le côté graphique et noir et blanc, je le préfère au python, quand au leopard c'est un classique

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  4. Moi je n'aime pas tellement l'imprimé zèbre, j'avais vu le CE et pas fan... je préfère le leopard:)

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Thank you for passing by and taking the time to write a comment, I really appreciate it !
xx Marta