Animal print is BIG this winter.

Don’t stop at just one item – be WILD and wear it from head to toe. The only dilemma you’ll have is which party animal will you be for Xmas and New Year? Here’s how to #RockItForRacing:

The Leopard

They say ‘A leopard never changes its spots’ but over the years this animal print has successfully changed its style image from trashy to classy and has become Top Cat in the fashion world.

For the festive season swap that tame classic tan shade for playful pinks and purples, ravishing reds or bewitching blues. River Island’s pink leopard dress emulates the softness and silkiness of the leopard by using a rich velvet fabric. Price £55.

Reveal this cool cat’s star quality with Shaman’s leopard print necklace. Sterling silver, colour rose gold. Price £40 via Etsy.

Show off your graceful dance moves in ASOS Reeta pink leopard shoe boots. The natural hair finish leather adds more texture to the outfit. Was £55 now £33.

Keep those paws free and choose a leopard print bum bag. This way you can be ready to pounce on that Christmas buffet. Spice up your pink outfit with New Look’s mustard leopard bum bag. Also available in emerald green and the classic brown print. Was £12.99 now £9.

Wrap the leopard in Topshop crocodile embossed trench coat. But be snappy as this croc is moving fast out of the stores! Price £79.

The Snake

Like the leopard, this sexy print has stood the test of time, sinuously weaving in and out of fashion throughout the years.

Snake charm your way in to the best festive parties with Boohoo’s mini skater dress. Available in three snake print colours: stone, green and rust. Price £25.

In leather the snake print is King Cobra on the trend list. Kick start the party with Office’s Kobra knee high boots in snake effect leather. Price £140.

Add a touch of golden shimmer to your snake with Claudia Canova’s iridescent hexagonal box clutch. Available from Simply Be. Price £45.

Look Sssensssational in snake drop earrings from New Look. Only £4.99.

Keep that snake rattled by enveloping it in a soft and cosy leopard faux fur coat from Simply Be. Price £95.

 

Now check out Party Animal Part Two for how to earn your animal stripes.

For more ideas on how to make on trend fashions, products and designers work for your day out at the races, search #RockItForRacing

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Karen Grace studied Personal Styling at the London College of Fashion and is a registered affiliate member of the Federation of Image Professionals International.

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