The safari/jungle trend on the S/S 13 runways confirmed that big cat prints are still very much a wardrobe essential, and since they can be paired with everything from neon hues to other standout prints, they’re practically a neutral. You'll want to wear these playful motifs all season long, which is why we’ve rounded up an assortment of street style looks, courtesy of photographer Adam Katz Sinding of Le 21eme, to help you create inspiring feline-centric outfits of your own. From a leopard belt to a sweater covered in cheetah spots, we can all agree these statement pieces are the cat’s meow!
Style Note: Ditch the statement necklace and let a bold leopard-print coat do the talking.
Style Note: A leopard coat is a piece you can wear well through spring’s rainy months.
Style Note: Today’s print turns sexy on a pair of sharp stilettos.
Style Note: A cherry red pout plays up the chic pattern on this tee.
Style Note: A moto jacket offers an edgy interpretation of cheetah spots.
Style Note: These prints don’t have to be neutral. A blue leopard-print wrap adds a shot of colour to understated basics.
Style Note: Big cat patterns serve as the perfect contrast to bright hues.
Style note: Slip an animal-print belt into an otherwise low-key outfit.
Style Note: A ladylike leopard jacket gives jeans and a sweater instant polish.
Style Note: Mix this print with an ethnic woven scarf to choreograph your clash.
Style Note: Hit on multiple trends with an animal-print top and utilitarian jacket.
Style Note: Break up casual black and white separates with a feline-print knit.