Despite the craze for leopard prints, you should pay attention to another animal drawing. Tell why he would look so much better and how to create an image that will certainly stand out from the crowd.
When the phrase «animal print» to mind first and foremost comes the leopard. Bold, daring, able to look stylish and modern in the right hands, and cheap – in the hands of the inept, the leopard is now very popular. However, in addition to his new collections is dominated by another figure who is undeservedly overlooked – the Zebra. In fashion, these prints do start a fierce battle: because of its monochromatic color palette Zebra looks less bold and brutal. Besides, leopard is so quickly won the podium and so firmly established in the shops, now it has more chances to look pretty trivial and cliche than clothing print Zebra.
Model in London in 1965
Actress Lauren Bacall at a photo shoot in 1945
Many people associate it with contrast and reckless 80s, their wild clothes and club hiseville, but the roots of the trend go much earlier. Historically, costly and coveted skins of wild animals – the special value of preferred layers. In the 50s the most risky vacationers on the beach wearing a swimsuit with a Zebra print, inspired by the images of Tarzan and Jane, and in the 60’s monochrome stripes covered everything from evening dresses to hats. And trendsetters – from Brigitte Bardot to Anna Wintour quickly picked up the trend and wore this print from head to toe.
Actress Brigitte Bardot wore a coat Zebra at Kennedy airport in new York
Anna Wintour dressed in printovannye coat at the Valentino show in 2017
The key to this season wearing the Zebra right, that is unusual to mix different variations of a single print or, conversely, to make a choice in favor of the one thing. Attempts to mix monochrome stripes with other animal prints will fail. Also, you should avoid bright colors, especially neon trend – another trend from the 80s. the Answer to the question of how to match Zebra, on the surface: choose black and white. If in your wardrobe already have this print, it will certainly breathe new life into your familiar things and suggest combinations that could podnadoest.
For example, the classic blouse with this pattern klassicheskimi paired with black trousers will create a brand new office image is discreet enough to wear to work every day, but at the same time fresh and relevant. Light chiffon dress with animal print is a great alternative to pea or floral options. In the summer we wore these with light shoes, and in winter it is easy to combine with jeans, pants, oversized sweaters and chunky boots. And for those who still believe the picture is quite bright and bold, look to footwear and accessories, «Zebra» evening sandals, bags-totum, printed scarves, boots and Chelsea booties.