How To Wear Snake Print…..And Not Look Like J-Lo!
The Snake skin print has recently staged a come back with a strong representation expected again in Fall 12 collections. Jennifer Lopez (above), was recently seen in this head to toe snake ensemble which shows how donning too much of one print can be overpowering and come across as a little dated. Check out some fabulous snake print options and a few tips on how to incorporate a little of the reptilian trend into your closet………and not look like J Lo!
Create interest by juxtaposing prints using a dominant color as the common element. British retailer Reiss, pair snake skin pants with a floral blouse which looks fresh and classy. Reiss available here.
Matching print is out …..print clash is in. J Crew instinctively know how to take a print and making it relevant! Their No. 2 snake print skirt makes for the perfect transitional piece paired with a tonal shirt and classic pumps. When the weather cools, pair with a plaid print sweater and chocolate heeled booties or consider a tweed blazer! J Crew skirt here, Sweater here Booties here Clutch here
Off duty models, Kate Moss and Natalia Vodianova, take a subtle approach by pairing a snake print statement piece with tasteful classic black and white options. Less is most definitely more! Kate’s dress similar here.
Tory Burch uses a monotone texture clash in her Fall 12 collection. Tweeds, plaids and animal prints are mixed making use of just one color palate! If you are looking to add a single piece of snake skin into your wardrobe choose an accessory for versatility. Tory Burch new season available here.
If in doubt keep it simple! This stripe top and dark rinse skinny jeans are just screaming out for print accessories . Check out these fabulous snake print skimmers from Madewell. Available here