London Street/IMAXtree

They are back! Leopards, cheetahs and tigers are rekindling their love affair with fashion. After a couple of seasons of slumber they are pouncing back onto the scene again with a vengeance. Animal spotted dresses, coats and jackets are obvious choices, but shoes and handbags are major beneficiaries of the trend as well.


1. London Street/IMAXtree 2. London Street/IMAXtree

A plush faux fur leopard spotted pair of wide legged fluid trousers is right on the fashion mark

3. New York Street/IMAXtree 4. New York Street/IMAXtree

Shoe booties and handbags in classic paw prints are easy accessory looks

5. London Street/IMAXtree 6. Furla – Paris Retail

Whether clutch bag or traditional zip top tote, leopard prints makes a fashion statement

7. London Street/IMAXtree 8. London Street/IMAXtree

A drop of wine adds a colourful accent to neutral brown/tan/black animal prints

9. Paris Street/IMAXtree 10. Roberto Cavalli – Paris Retail

Tigers don’t want to be left behind…their stripes tap into the same tan/black colour story in coats and shoes and more

11. Penny Black – Milan Retail 12. Louis Vuitton – Paris Retail

From classic to casual, animal spots are printed on non-leathers without giving up cachet

13. Longchamp – Paris Retail 14. Paris Street/IMAXtree

Animal print get stylized and re-coloured in handbags with matching personal leather goods while a jacket imitates the entire animal skin with a lighter belly