I have a confession to make. I absolutely love leopard pieces (R13 has so many options there!). But no matter what leopard items I add to my closet, these booties will always be the favorites in my heart.
The thing that I love most about leopard is that it is just so versatile. I’ve worn it with a dress, a teal top and fuzzy vest and even maroon pants. And that is just these booties! Leopard is totally a neutral in that aspect. Now, I wouldn’t pair it with crazy prints, but with solids and stripes? You bet! You can find leopard in pretty much any type of clothing these days, so you can go as small or as big as you want. Want to just try it out? Get a scarf or a bag/clutch. Ready for a little more? Try a simple tee and pair it with a solid cardigan. Or vice versa! Or if you are ready to go all out, get a pair of boots (I’m partial), a big fluffy coat or vest or even a pair of jeans (did you see those in that first link I shared?). So many options! I pulled together a widget with several options towards the bottom of this post if you want some easy shopping 🙂
I had originally gotten the idea for this outfit from Southern Curls & Pearls and wore something super similar last year (it just never made it to the blog). But this year I knew I had to wear it with the ridiculously popular cardigan that everyone freaked out about during the Nordstrom sale (including me, obviously). There is good reason, it is pretty much amazing and so simple to wear!
Of course now that the weather is moving into full on winter here, my next leopard outfit just might be something like this! I recently got a leopard coat from Target and have already worn it a couple times. But that was mainly just to and from work, so even though it is obviously fantastic, I didn’t actually plan my outfit around it. Except to make sure I wasn’t wearing crazy bottoms of course. ha!
Tell me, how do you like to wear leopard?
Topshop cardigan via Nordstrom
Old Navy jeans
Tee via Nordstrom
Julie Vos pendant
Old Navy hat
Rebecca Minkoff purse (c/o)
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Love those booties!!
They are so good!
I love that sweater!
One of my favorites!
What a fun look! I am a sucker for hats! I love how they complete an outfit, but I have to admit those leopard booties are the next thing my eyes gravitate towards…and that cardigan of course. So cute!
Hats really can complete an outfit!
Love this look, you’ve made me want to dig out my leopard print boots!
Yes to all of the leopard! Now you are second to talk about leopard booties, I think I NEED them now, hehe.
You totally do!
I love this color combo. It’s always been one of my faves. The leopard print booties are totally the best.
Love those booties!! Such a fun way to spice up some basics from my closet.
They really do!
Those are the cutest booties! I don’t think I’ve ever owned anything leopard.
It really is a great pattern to add!
LOVE the booties — and LOVE your hat! So cute.
Yes, leopard is for sure a neutral!! Love this look, your long cardi is so pretty!
that cardigan looks GREAT paired up with leopard!
It really does!
I love my leopard booties and was shocked how many things I find to wear them with! This cardigan though…major crush
It really is crazy how well it pairs with everything!
That is such a cosy cardigan, and I love the stripes with the leopard print ankle boots! All of the pieces work so well together! 🙂
Hope you are having a wonderful weekend and your Christmas preparation is going well. After a crazy week I managed to wrap some presents which is good.
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Thanks Mica! I really need to get my presents wrapped to make sure of the things I still need to get.
hehe, that’s why I do it too – make sure I haven’t missed something off my list!
I love leopard – and yes, I totally agree they are a “neutral – basic” in my closet, too.
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