It’s a Jungle Out There!

With the Louis Vuitton Spicy heels leading the IT Shoe pack (followed closely by the Yves Saint Laurent cage sandals) all things tribal, exotic and ethnic-inspired are back in a BIG way.  One thing that has frequented the S/S 09 collections and shown up on the backs, arms and feet of celebrities and stylistas is the perennial favourite animal print…with a twist!

From kaleidoscopic leopard print…

Vivienne Westwood 'Monroe' cotton dress

Vivienne Westwood 'Monroe' cotton dress

DKNY 'Ikat' print strapless dress

DKNY 'Ikat' print strapless dress

Lanvin print one-shoulder dress

Lanvin print one-shoulder dress

To Snake skin with neon accents…

Report Signature Limited-Edition snakeskin sandal

Report Signature Limited-Edition snakeskin sandal

BCBGirls embossed leather sandal

BCBGirls embossed leather sandal

Animal print has turned up everywhere.

Here are some wallet-friendly options for those on an extreme budget (like me).

H&M faux python clutch

H&M faux python clutch $17US

wetseal ruched side tube dress

wetseal ruched side tube dress $22.50US

Forever21 reptile skn wallet $9.50US

Forever21 reptile skn wallet $9.50US

 

Aldo's Poggiomarino clutch $30.00

Aldo's Poggiomarino clutch $30.00

Aldo's Grezzana clutch $13.98

Aldo's Grezzana clutch $13.98

-Septembre

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About Septembre

Septembre Anderson is a passionate journalist, cultural critic and public intellectual. Her work has appeared in Flare, FASHION Magazine, TheKit.ca, Complex Canada, Vice Canada and Huffington Post Canada.
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