Fashion cravings: animal print

Fashion cravings: animal print
See Gallery
Fashion cravings: animal print

Contrasting zebra and giraffe prints make Burberry's reefer coat stand out.

Burberry Prorsum leather coat, $10,000,

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,

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,

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,

Inspired by foraging satchels, this drawstring hobo bag makes a statement in soft leather and gold hardware.

Burberry Prorsum leather bag, $1,295,

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,

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,


Head-to-toe or on one key piece, animal prints are bigger, bolder, and wilder than ever.

More from Allure:
Find the best haircut for your face shape
Top 21 drugstore beauty bargains
Celebrity hairstyles that will make you look 10 years younger
Read Full Story
Like AOL Lifestyle on Facebook