28 Easy Ways to Wear Leopard Print
Trends may come and go (and 20 years later, come back again), but leopard print is one of those things that will remain in our wardrobes forever. After all, it somehow has the ability to be the best of both worlds: adding something extra to otherwise simple outfit, or working as a neutral, miraculously pairing well with everything. Yet, despite that timeless factor, it's hard to ignore that leopard having a moment in 2019. It keeps popping up on jackets, dresses, even pairs of bike shorts, and suddenly, we're feeling the urge to incorporate this print into own outfits a bit more.
Thankfully, celebrities and influencers alike are on board, having figured out the proper way to style these wild pieces. They're mixing prints, adding leopard to their workwear, and using accessories as a way to make a statement. The ways to wear leopard are no doubt endless, but we've compiled 29 outfit ideas — along with a few tips — to get you started.
Keep It Simple
Sometimes, it's worth it not to overthink this print. A leopard skirt pairs well with a black tank for a breezy summer look.
Spice Up Your Denim
Pairing a leopard bodysuit or even a leopard shirt with your go-to pair of jeans is a way to make them a bit more interesting.
Layer Your Dress Over a Tee
Trying to make a slinky leopard dress daytime appropriate? Style it over your favorite white tee.
Stick to a Color Scheme
Leopard shoes are a great way to complete a neutral colored outfit.
Try a Twin Set
Take a cue from Gabrielle Union and style a leopard jacket over a leopard shirt.
Grab a Jacket
You might find that a leopard jacket is just as versatile as your favorite denim or leather option.
Make It About the Accessories
Instead of a solid colored bag, this print will pop against a black dress.
Opt For a Pop of Color
You don't need to go the traditional route — leopard print clothing comes in a variety of colors, and something bright is perfect for the warmer seasons.
Add a Scarf
Is your outfit missing a little something? A leopard print scarf might be the solution.
Pair a Printed Top With White Bottoms
This combination will create a fresh yet fun summer look.
Do the Unexpected
Like pairing leopard print shoes with a full pastel look.
Keep It Professional
That same skirt that looks great with a white tee suddenly turns office-appropriate with the help of a blazer and boots.
Say Yes to Statement Pieces
Jennifer Garner knows that a great way to spice up basics is with a leopard shoe.
Don't Forget Your Kicks
It's the cool-girl way to style that skirt.
When In Doubt, Wear It From Head to Toe
The more leopard, the better! Mixing variations of this print creates a cool, unexpected, and chic look.
Add a Hat
It'll take a monochrome outfit to the next level.
Try a Matching Set
An easy yet fierce outfit solution.
Or a Structured Suit
It's the perfect combination of statement-making and polished.
Toughen It Up With Combat Boots
Instead of wearing heels or sneakers, give this print a whole new look with some chunky shoes.
Dress leopard print pants down by styling it with more casual pieces, like sneakers and long socks. It's anything but boring.
Break Out a Graphic Tee
In other words, embrace your inner rock star.
Mix Those Prints
Don't be afraid to treat this print like a neutral and style it with plaid or polka dots.
Keep It Flowy
When your comfiest pants can make a statement, it's a win-win.
Complete a Casual Ensemble
A leopard beret is another accessory that will help elevate a laid-back look.
Stay Polished With a Button-Down
Just another way to make that leopard skirt work for a more professional setting.
Bring Back the '90s
With a leopard tube top!
Style Your Skirt With a Cozy Sweater
The best thing about leopard print? It works year-round, meaning your go-to summer skirt can be kept in rotation throughout the cooler months.
Throw On a Long Jacket
Invest in a leopard jacket or coat as a way to add something extra to your winter wardrobe.