Leopard Print Roars to the Top of 2024 Fashion Trends

January 21, 2024

Get ready to release your inner wildcat as leopard print takes the fashion scene by storm, set to dominate as the hottest trend of 2024. This timeless classic exudes fierce sophistication that never fades. While some may hesitate, deeming it too formal or evening-centric, the true enchantment lies in mastering the art of chic presentation – a resounding "yes" to leopard print, provided you finesse the nuances of stylish execution. Join me on a journey as we unravel the intricacies of styling leopard print for every moment of the day, injecting a modern and elegant touch into each look.

Big, Coat Energy

For an effortlessly chic look, consider a printed overcoat paired with essential basics. Opt for a leopard print garment with a simple cut to maintain its delicate allure. Create an ideal leopard-inspired ensemble featuring the resurgence of straight-leg jeans, a symbol of contemporary fashion. Tuck in a simple white T-shirt or don a loosely buttoned shirt, and complete the look with a stylish leopard jacket or draped blazer over your shoulders.

Boohoo, Petite Belted Leopard Faux Fur Maxi Coat, $132

BCBG Max Azria, Belted Leopard Faux Fur Full Length Coat, $223.99

Undeniably, the allure of a long coat or fur with leopard print is hard to resist. Elevate your total black outfit with this striking piece, bringing a nostalgic touch of '90s vibes to your ensemble. Whether you're looking to make a bold statement or add a subtle touch of wild sophistication, leopard print coats are the perfect choice to stay on-trend.

STELLA MCCARTNEY, Animal-print faux fur coat, $1,400

The It Dress

When it comes to a leopard-print dress, less is more. Opt for a flowing maxi length, keep jewelry minimal, and complete the look with accessories and a matching overcoat in leopard-matching hues like gold and black. Don't shy away from casual vibes – pair it down with flat athletic shoes, a high-neck top, or a cozy sweater cinched with a belt for that perfect touch of shape.

Rat & Boa, Valentina Dress, $210

Dolce&Gabbana, Leopard print cady mini dress, $1,355

Norma Kamali, leopard-print midi dress, $164

Cute Tops: Puffer Sleeves and Bows

Think puffer sleeves and collars exuding a cottage aesthetic – the characteristic tops that tie in the front with bows, a pervasive trend. Style them with blue or black jeans, ballet flats, or flat pointed shoes with a touch of rock elements.

Damson Madder, Tilly Leopard-Printed Cotton Gilet, $80


Pants: Parisian Chic Meets Rock

Leopard-printed pants offer a fresh take on this trend, channeling a messy Parisian vibe with a hint of "I'm with the band." Pair them with a printed T-shirt, a leather jacket, and pointed cowboy boots for an edgy, timeless look. For a more refined approach, swap the leather items with a plain blazer and matching shoes, achieving a trendy androgynous style.

R13, Leopard Print Wide Leg Utility Pants, $565

Molly Goddard, Leopard Print Rigid Flare Jeans, $308.70

Printed Tights

Following the success of colored tights, leopard-printed tights inject a whimsical touch into both evening and everyday tonal looks. Choose them as a statement piece with skirts and dresses, eschewing shorts, and opt for closed-toe shoes.

Wolford, Josey Leopard Pattern Tights, $55.00

DOLCE&GABBANA, Leopard-print tights, $252

Eclectic Details

Don't shy away from leopard in accessories – ribbons as hair accessories, bags, and shoes in every style. The Adidas Sambas x Wales Bonner keep leopard print alive and kicking. Remember, it's all about the details that showcase your personality and taste. Classic or eccentric, a leopard print ensemble stands out based on the nuanced art of styling. In following this trend, remember to showcase your unique personality and aesthetic.

Free People, 50’s Femme Fatal Leopard Faux Fur Hand Bag, $148.00

adidas x Wales Bonner Samba sneakers, $340

Mango, Animal print leather belt, $49.99

DAMSON MADDER, Leopard-print canvas tote, $40.33

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