Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Leopard prints

Some things about this outfit - 1) I'm proud to say I thrifted the top, skirt AND belt. 2) I feel Italian in it. Must be the leopard prints and gold accessories. 3) I love people who can pull off mixed prints beautifully and make it look effortless. I tend to be apprehensive about mixing prints but I'm challenging myself to try it more often. 

 This webpage is a good primer for mixing prints. It seems my outfit would qualify as a beginner one; leopard prints are considered a neutral. Also, my top doesn't have an all-over print which tones down the look. They suggest pairing florals with stripes as an initial foray into print mixing - see my take on this combination here.

The skirt was a little big but it was by Joseph Ribkoff, whose praises I sang in this post. Oddly enough, skirts are my Achilles heel of shopping. This one was comfortable, had a print I loved, fit relatively well, and cost me less than $10. Tell me - what's YOUR hardest item to shop for?


Top - Thrifted
Skirt - Thrifted (Joseph Ribkoff)
Belt - Thrifted
Shoes - Guess
Bracelet - Coach
Ring - Diva


  1. I realy love the jewels and the belt. You must have an awesome belt collection, cause I also LOVE the one in the previous post! x

  2. Very cute look!

  3. Can't believe you thrifted that skirt! I love it!

    Ask the Duplex

  4. OMG! I LOVE this outfit - I have a serious penchant for animal prints myself :)

  5. I'm proud of all the thriftiness of this outfit too!

  6. love the skirt and the belt
    cute outfit
    thanks for the comment on my blog - hope you follow


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