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Wild Things: Roaming the Runway

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A classic animal print will always be relevant, but its ferocious resurgence on the runways makes leopard, cheetah, and snakeskin the must-have patterns of the season. All are timeless neutrals with sartorial attitude; few prints are as feminine and powerful, sexy and luxe. Whether you are on the prowl for statement pieces or hoping to stock up with on-trend shoes and accessories, rest assured: your investment is buy now, wear forever. Take a walk on the wild side with big personality prints for a fierce foray into Fall.

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YSL Leopard Booties, $1,045, Joseph, josephstores.com

Strut into fall in a pair of heeled booties sporting classic leopard print.

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Lele Sadoughi Leopard Cuff, $295, Joseph, josephstores.com

A more subtle take on the trend comes in the form of this Lele Sadoughi cuff.

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Zimmermann Leopard Dress, $1,150, Joseph, josephstores.com

This print is our ideal neutral look. Pair with boots for day or heels for night!

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Arianne Python Print Slip Dress, $675, Rivers Specer, riversspencer.com

Upgrade your evening attire with this silky number from Rivers Spencer.

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Jungle Print Hair Scrunchies, $6.50 each, Little Miss Muffin, shoplittlemissmuffin.com

Haven't you heard? Scrunchies are everywhere!

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Prada Soft Leopard Pochette, $895, Joseph, josephstores.com

Wear the trend on your shoulder with this petite pouch.

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Kule Leopard Sweater, $278, Sosusu, sosusuboutique.com

Stay cozy this season in a printed sweater. We love the extra touch of color on the sleeves and collar!

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Ulla Johnson Cruz Booties, $525, Lukka Boutique, shoplukka.com

Ulla Johnson does it again! These snakeskin booties bring a little extra color into your outfit.

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Cheri Leopard Dress, $98, Wildflower Nola, @wearwildflower

We found our new favorite dress! Dress up with booties or keep it casual with white sneakers.

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L'Agence Nina Blouse, $390, Joseph, josephstores.com

Skip your plain silk shirt and opt for something a little more playful!

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Dolce & Gabbana Animal Print Silk Scarf, $415, Moda Operandi, modaoperandi.com

Invest in an accessory as versatile as this scarf! Tie around your neck, wrist, or ponytail for an instant touch of glam.

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Leopard Print Ring Totes, $88, Hazelnut, hazelnutneworleans.com

Switch out your carry-all for a jungle inspired tote.

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Veronica Beard Maeva Leopard Belt, $250, Neiman Marcus, neimanmarcus.com

Break up the color in your outfit of choice with a printed belt.

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Kule Leopard Raincoat, $298, Sosusu, sosusuboutique.com

We usually prefer sunny days to rainy, but after seeing the rain jacket, we have to reconsider.

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Veronica Beard Leopard Sneakers, $295, Angelique, @shopangeliqueboutique

It's hard to resist tennis shoes as cute as these!

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Cat Nap Pullover, $78, Wildflower Nola, @wearwildflower

Whether you wear it while lounging or out to a Saints game, this pullover is an easy way to add pattern into your look.

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Clare V Python Pouch, $135, Pied Nu, piednunola.com

Carry just the essentials around in this stunning pouch.

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Jennifer Behr Leopard Headband, $225, Joseph, josephstores.com

Just like scrunchies, headbands are back and better than ever. 

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Clear Snake Purse, $52, Little Miss Muffin, shoplittlemissmuffin.com

If you haven't purchased a clear bag yet, you're in luck. This snakeskin version is fashionable and rule-abiding!

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Johanna Ortiz Love Between Species Crepe Dress, $1,650, Moda Operandi, modaoperandi.com

Attending a fall wedding? This frock is the perfect party dress!

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Smythe Salon Blazer in Leopard, $1,195, Rivers Spencer, riversspencer.com

Business meets fun in this smooth blazer. Pair with everything from jeans to a feminine dress.

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AGL Leopard Shoes, $385, Joseph, josephstores.com

These loafers are ideal for anyone that detests heels, but still wants to look polished. They're also perfect for Saints season!

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Veronica Beard Leopard Skirt, $395, Joseph, josephstores.com

Jump on the year's biggest trend and purchase a leopard print silk skirt. From t-shirts with jean jackets to a baggy sweater, this piece will serve you well.

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Kule Leopard Hat, $128, Sosusu, sosusuboutique.com

From skiing to tailgating when it finally feels like fall, this beanie from Sosusu is an excellent option.

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Liliana Leopard Booties, $99, Wildflower Nola, @wearwildflower

Embrace the season with a fresh pair of booties. Wear with an all-black ensemble to really make a statement!

This article appeared in the September 2019 issue of Adore.