Wednesday, December 25, 2013

OOTD: How to Wear Leopard Pants

merry christmas!

I had brunch at ChillBar this weekend with a group of my fun blogger pals (Charnele, Rachelle, Gissi J). When we were done eating, we walked around an awesome open-air fresh market they've got next door.  I wore my fave leopard pants from Shopbop by Sea-NYC (similar)  After I bought these, I noticed a lot of other brands began making them, at more affordable price points.  I have included some options after the cut.

leopard pants ootd
This particular pair is versatile and they're comfortable.  They have an elastic waist band (perfect for brunching and gorging on pancakes (I found a similar high end pair here, middle price point here,  an under $25 pair here). They tie at the ankles for a little added design flair.

Styling leopard pants is like styling any statement piece of clothing:
+ it really depends on how you're feeling. 
+ I could have paired them with a black and white striped top
+ If you're feeling less bold, you could pair them with a cute graphic tee.
+ The color gray pairs really well with the leopard color palette.
+ Try a bright red lip (I like Nars Pure Matte Lipstick in the color Mascate)
+ Because these pants are baggy, I wore a high heel to counteract the tomboyish look.

how to wear leopard print pants

For this outfit, I was obviously not afraid of a little color and sparkle.  I wore a white James Perse tee (these things are really soft, but can be pricey. I've heard a good option is the white Hanes tee's from Target). Over the white tee I wore a denim/chambray shirt from H&M.  Topped the look off with a statement necklace from J.Crew Factory & my gray python booties.

What do you guys think?

how to style leopard print pants

how to style bold statement necklace

What I Wore: 
White Tee, James Perse
Statement Necklace, J.Crew Factory
Lace up Booties, Pour La Victoire Rima booties (still available on Ebay, but I can't vouch for this seller) (similar)
Rose Gold earrings, BaubleBar

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