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    Wednesday
    Jul282010

    Style Trend: Animal Prints

     

    Until yesterday evening I had no idea I would be doing a post today on animal prints but here is how I got my inspiration. On Monday I found some beautiful animal print stationary with the help of one of my blogging friends Amy Labadie.  Amy offers a great service called  Paper Concierge.  Basically Amy will help you do all your stationary shopping! The website has a great selection of note cards, invitations, stamps, and other fun items.  Amy also has an awesome blog of her own called All the Little Things which I adore.  I don't know about you but I  like to have a good stock of personalized stationary including thank you cards and note cards on hand. So, Amy suggested a few options and I thought these pink animal note cards were bright and fun.   Amy is also helping me order matching return address wraps to go with them.  I cannot wait for these notecards to arrive!
    Yesterday morning I snapped a couple of pictures of Ariyana as she was on her way out the door to preschool. And, I was already wearing this outfit in the evening so I decided to throw on this animal print scarf  and this bangle my mom brought back for me from Kenya. (Personally, I like the animal print trend but in small doses. )


    So, voila! This is how I got my inspiration yesterday.
     

    Have you embraced the animal print trend for the summer? What fun animal print items have you added to your wardrobe?
          {Forever 21 top, JBrand Skinny Pants,  H&M scarf, Stuart Weitzman shoes,
    bracelet-gift from my mom from her trip back to Kenya}

     

    Reader Comments (41)

    Okay this is so adorable!! Look at that child!!

    And I love your scarf, too. I work the animal print in on the shoes and in the lining of one of my handbags. Whenever I go to pay for something and it flops open the lining is met with the glee of a server or a cashier. So fun!

    xoxo,
    Carrie

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterthis free bird

    I adore animal print! Except only in really small doses, like shoes or scarves.

    Your daughter is a stunner!! Those big brown eyes! xx

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterannelise

    Love the pics! So cute! I have absolutely no animal print in my cupboard. I don't usually wear them, might start experimenting!

    Anthea,
    http://www.embracingstyle.co.za">Embracing Style

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnthea

    I'm not much of an animal print person, but that scarf looks very subtle. The animal print is not so imposing, I think I would be able to wear something like that.

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterThe Mommy

    I love animal prints. I think that when they're done right (one piece only per outfit!) they are classic. I have a pair of zebra print heels that I pair with a red dress. I always feel sexy in that outfit!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermelissanibbles.com

    So great, the leggings, the stationery and the scarf! All tied in..love it!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterThe Zhush

    Ariyana looks adorable....as you know I love animal prints and own couple of sarees too, i'm glad you've started to like them, i think they are fun! the scarf and the bangle are great, i'd love to buy shoes if i can!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterkiran

    I am not big on animal prints. But I have one scarf and one dress. :) Your girl is so cute and a little fashionista ... :) Love your heels!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTanvi

    I agree - less is more with animal prints! Love the scarf (and of course Ariyana's pants, but that goes without saying!)

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRachna

    Aw you too are so adorable <3

    xo Lynzy
    http://fromskirtstoskillets.blogspot.com

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLynzy

    first, you are so gorgeous - second, her pants are adorable..third...i also like animal print but in small doses, you have to keep it classy! and lastly...i'm definitely on the search for a cool rug for my room!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKrystal

    awww cute pics! :) I think zebra print is definitely my favorite right now. I've been dying for zebra print flats with red trim.

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnnie

    I embrace it year round! Love all of it :) My favorite dress for the summer is a cream and brown zebra print dress!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStyle Attic

    Oh totally! I always have loved animal print and I wear it quite often. But in small doses for sure. Your outfit so looks like something I would wear. You look beautiful and your daughter is too precious!

    Have a great day, honey! :)

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTHE ALTERNATIVE WIFE

    You and your daughter both look adorable in your animal print outfits! I definitely embrace certain animal prints, but for some reason I just can't get on board with leopard print. I like it on other people, but feel like it doesn't look right on me. I love snakeskin and zebra though. Hope you have a great day!

    xo
    Valerie

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterValerie

    You both look great!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterConnie @ SogniESorrisi

    so cute! thank you so much for such a nice feature! i will let you know as soon as those matching return address labels are up!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmy

    i'm a big fan of the animal prints! love that scarf lady! :D

    follow each other?

    xx, christen
    pulpislove.blogspot.com

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterchristen.

    The two of you look positively adorable in your animal prints!! :)

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterErika

    I adore animal prints...the most zebra prints...and I have a scarf and a tee...that I love:) Your little one look sooo cute and you look beautiful too:)

    Wish you a wonderful day,sweetie and see you soon:)

    Ps: How old is she...? She is such a cutie:)

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDiana Mieczan

    you two look adorable in zebra!

    jadepurplebrown.blogspot.com

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJade "Purple" Brown

    Like u, I do animal print in doses. I dont think I can do an all-out animal print dress. I love clutches in this print. Love ur scarf and repeating myself when I say Ariyana is adorable..I want her tights:-)

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbollywoodstylediaries

    Love those pants on your adorable little one
    !!! My gosh - she is cute!! I say yah to animal print!!

    XOXO
    Kiki

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKiki

    I love animal print accents - your scarf is adorable! H&M is the best!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMs. Emily Ann

    I love animal prints :) Your daughter is gorgeous!

    July 28, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterlifebykari

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