Giraffe is a nice animal print that is not associated with sexy like leopard often is. It’s an often overlooked option to wear the animal trend. This post shows that giraffe is as versatile as leopard. Read the tips how to style giraffe print and get inspired to copy these outfit ideas.
- Giraffe prints Are a Neutral and a Classic
- How to Style a Giraffe Print
- Can You Mix Giraffe with Other Prints or Patterns?
Giraffe prints Are a Neutral and a Classic
I love animal prints. Animal prints are great neutrals and look interesting. Moreover, these prints are so versatile to style you can find a guide how to ageless in animal print at the link. Well, when I saw this giraffe cashmere sweater, I had to have it. I am fascinated not only by the nice pattern, but also by giraffes as animals.
How to Style a Giraffe Print
Giraffe is a not so often seen animal print, but it is easy to style. It for sure turns head and gives you an entrance. Of course, it is a unique style statement! Try it with a solid that picks up colors of the print. When you are daring wear it with a leather skirt like in the photo below.
Can You Mix Giraffe with Other Prints or Patterns?
Sure you can. It’s a neutral that looks great with floral, stripes, plaid in all its variations. My regular readers know that I love mixing prints and patterns.
Why does this outfit work?
The trick is to stay in the color family and ground the mix with black. The latter, I did with the tights, booties and the long sleeve T-shirt worn under the sweater. The plaid vintage skirt picks up the gray and dark brown of the giraffe print. The Gucci belt repeats a color in the skirt too.
This combination also works with a sheath dress as is show in the outfit idea below.
I even think it is more easy to wear than the leopard print trend. You can seen another plaid skirt outfit idea in this post.
Photos: G. Kramm
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