I was scrolling through the ‘New In’ section of Zara’s online platform when I was hit with a barrage of snakeskin print.
And I wasn’t against it.
While the reptilian print can be a bit overwhelming – like the worst bits of the 80s and 00s mashed together – when worn in small increments as statement pieces, it’s a pattern that dresses up any basic outfit.
Of course, you could go all out in a top-to-tail snake print ensemble, in which case power to you, but either way, we’ve curated our favourite snake-print options from ‘holiday in the Caribbean-appropriate dresses’ to look-at-me belts and boots that champion the trend.
Just think of it as leopard print’s more eccentric, offbeat cousin, that’s about to invade your wardrobe.
Just a pop.
Prints aren’t really your thing, but you’re intrigued none-the-less. These subtle snake print accessories are sure to meld seamlessly into your existing wardrobe, to ensure maximum wear.
When in doubt, pair with a little black dress or the classic ‘jeans and nice top’ combination, and you can’t go wrong.
The statement piece.
This is the next level up. Consider this that one piece in your wardrobe you put on when you feel a bit 'blah' or if you want to jazz up a boring outfit without any effort.
For maximum effect, clash the print with another 'bold' piece, or simply wear with a closet staple, like a simple skirt, or a t-shirt or turtleneck in a neutral colour.
Head-to-toe snake print.
You're bold and you know it, the top-to-tail snakeskin look requires a bit of sartorial conviction.
Wear it loud, wear it proud, it's a grand dose of confidence in clothing form.
What do you think of the trend? Are you a fan of snakeskin print? Yay or nay? Tell us in a comment.
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