I just finished reading Classy by Derek Blasberg, and not only do I have a new favorite book, but I also discovered the new bible for all modern women (especially if they live within a 50 mile radius of New York City.)
Now, the collection wasn’t all bad. One of my favorite looks from the entire collection included a bright and bold leopard print:
I love how he combined two completely different prints. (One is soft and the other bold, together forming a, arguably, flawless look.)
1. Limit your outfit to ONE print (unless you’re confident in your fabulousness.) We are dressing for modern day America, not the psych ward.
2. If you can’t fit into this:
3. Steer clear of the impious patent-leather/animal print combination. It can turn tacky very quickly!
4. In terms of shoes:
(Basic rule-of-thumb, anything with a red bottom, you’re golden.)
Long and tight
Short, tight and trashy (sorry Hayden!)
Hopefully women worldwide will someday learn to instill these rules into their wardrobes. I think that is why the fad continues, and will continue to survive. People want to see this look done right; the way a modern Jackie O. would wear it.
So when you choose your animal prints, think like Kourtney and Kim…not the girl 5 steps behind them; literally and clearly also in fashion sense.
I will never understand how or why a lot of women choose to wear clothes that are too tight on them. I hate it. Now don’t get me wrong, It shouldn’t be expected for anybody to look perfect, good even, at all times. I am simply saying that things like this: