Hot and New: Animal Prints Is Spring’s Perfect Style Accent!

Sandra Appiah April 09, 2011

By: Chioma Chinweoke

With weather changing rapidly, an Afrofashionista needs reliable and fashionable style to pop! R&B singer Solange Knowles, actress Tika Sumpter of Gossip Girl fame, and Actress/Blogger Ashley Madekwe of Ring My Bell demonstrate the perfect style accent for the Spring season – animal prints!

Hot and New: Animal Prints Is Spring's Perfect Style Accent!

This style pick is a perfect way to dress up your everyday look as you can see on the recent runway collections by L.A.M.B., Duro Olowu and Suno. These three fashion labels are known for their prints. In fact Suno is known for using Kenyan textiles for their designs while Nigerian/Jamaican Duro absorbs the rich cultural garments from his dual heritage. L.A.M.B. similar to Whitney Port Fall 2011 collection sought inspiration from Africa for its Spring/Summer 2011 runway presentation. Gwen Stefani’s L.A.M.B. Fall 2011 collection had animal prints all over their clutch. Duro Olowu Spring 2011 collection and Suno Fall 2011 had it for their chic dresses.

Hot and New: Animal Prints Is Spring's Perfect Style Accent!

Whether it’ll be a scarf, booties, a skirt, a ring or even a coat, apply this chic style trend into your everyday wardrobe to change the pace. Proceed with caution when you rock this trend because sometimes it may make your outfit too loud! Simply take just one of the following style picks to make this look your own!

Face2Face Africa Fashion Recommends – Elephant Heart Charm Necklace //Chichia London petal skirt// Vivienne Westwood leopard print cotton scarf //ASOS Minkpink Animal Print Pants//Karina Grimaldi Kimono Print Top in Yellow Leopard//Express leopard drape neck top

Hot and New: Animal Prints Is Spring's Perfect Style Accent!

Last Edited by: Updated: March 25, 2016


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