So long as you keep your prints proportional to your frame and wear colors that work with your complexion, there’s nothing to stop you from rocking this trend. If you’re concerned about going over-the-top, hone in on pieces that features muted animal prints that are less Fred Flintstone and more high fashion, like Kerry Washington’s dress. Getting your feet wet with animal-print accessories—such as a python bag or a cheetah-print scarf—can also help boost your comfort level.
Shake, rattle, and roll in this snakeskin-print dress, which boasts boho touches like a ruffle trim and a loose buckle belt. We’d add a woven leather belt, tights, and lace-up booties for a hot hippie look. Shakuhachi olive snake print dress ($286, pixiemarket.com).
Add instant edge with this silk leopard-print top. Pair with black skinny jeans or a miniskirt and tights for an urban-chic ensemble. AKA New York cocoon top ($238, shopbop.com).
Walk on the wild side in this cleavage-boosting top. Keep it tame with a black cardigan and jeans for day. Express mesh crossover top in leopard ($39.90, express.com).
Erin Donnelly is a London-based fashion writer for sites such as StyleList and Refinery29.