Fashion cravings: animal print
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Contrasting zebra and giraffe prints make Burberry's reefer coat stand out.
Burberry Prorsum leather coat, $10,000, burberry.com.
The leopard print alone makes this coat bold; the oversize pattern, slim cut, and shiny silk make it beautiful.
Diane von Furstenberg silk wool coat, $598, at Diane von Furstenberg, N.Y.C. (646-486-4800).
Think of this dress as a morning chic-ness shortcut: The color-blocked leopard panels and zip-front top are seamlessly connected at just the right spot.
Roland Mouret silk wool dress, $2,731, at Neiman Marcus stores.
The tank dress's athletic shape takes a feminine form, thanks to rounded color blocking and the illusion of snakeskin.
Calvin Klein polyester blend dress, $129.50, at Bloomingdale's stores.
An unexpected but powerful way to wear zebra print is on the wrist—wild, animated gestures welcome.
Alexis Bittar lucite cuff, $195, alexisbittar.com.
These pajama-style trousers are crafted from easygoing crepe de Chine, pairing the ease of weekend pants with the power of an animal print.
Tom Ford crepe de Chine trousers, $2,980, at Tom Ford, N.Y.C.(212-359-0300).
They're bold yes, but treat them like any pair of weekend day-to-evening pants and you'll see: Even running errands can be truly glamorous.
Sandro silk trousers, $340, sandro-paris.com.
Under a blazer or tucked into solid-colored trousers, Carven's deer-print tank top is soft and sexy.
Carven cotton tank top, $260, at Saks Fifth Avenue stores.
Black piping along this tank top's edges give it a sporty subtext.
Mango polyester tank top, $39.99, mango.com.
Inspired by foraging satchels, this drawstring hobo bag makes a statement in soft leather and gold hardware.
Burberry Prorsum leather bag, $1,295, burberry.com.
A sleek purse with versatility—carry the top handle or wear it cross-body—becomes a need-it-now essential, a perfect complement to a more subtle pattern or bright basics.
Rabeanco leather bag, $498,rabeanco.com.
For an eye-popping take on classic heeled sandals, Christian Louboutin added a strap here, a buckle there, and open toes perfect for showing off a daring polish color.
Christian Louboutin pony-hair-and-leather sandals, $1,175, at Saks Fifth Avenue stores.
Smart and chic over seamless black tights.
Charles David printed calf hair sandals, $199, charlesdavid.com.
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