If styled correctly, a leopard-print coat may just be your best friend. You know, for those “I’m too tired to put an outfit together, but I want to look smashing…days”. Timeless and surprisingly versatile, it’s become a something of classic. Its amazing just how wearable animal-print outerwear can be. It can channel sophistication with an all black outfit, casual luxe when paired with winter white. Or simply “anytime chic” worn with jeans and a tee. Its important to pick a coat that has a classic silhouette and keep styling simple. Don’t be afraid to add colorful accents, though.
J.Crew version is made from soft and fluffy faux fur and lined in smooth matte-satin.
If you live in a warmer climate this cotton-twill Ganni leopard print coat fits the bill. It was inspired by the jet set lifestyle of the fifties and sixties, and has a luxurious silk-satin lining for easy layering.
Theory’s ‘Clairene’ jacket has a distinct ’60s feel – it reminds us of the glamorous designs worn by Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor.