May 1, 2011

Leopard Print Love

When I was younger, I used to think animal print was kind of tacky but lately I've found myself really embracing it - leopard print in particular. The lining was what first drew me to this camel blazer, which is perfect for the warmer weather and can easily be dressed up or down.

 Camel Blazer: Zara / Tank: Wilfred / Bandage Skirt: Talula
Tights: Urban Outfitters / Boots: Aldo / Pashmina: gift from Hong Kong


I don't think I'm quite ready to wear full-on leopard print, but subtle touches of it are nice. I decided to experiment with some leopard print nails that I've been seeing on a lot of other bloggers. For a first attempt they turned out okay but I realized afterwards that I should have used brown instead of white for the inside of the spots. I'll have to try it the "right" way next time!

China Glaze Classic Camel, Kiss Nail Art Paint in White and Black


P.S. Thank you so much for the nice comments in my last entry, your support means a lot to me!

28 comments:

  1. I felt the same about animal prints but have also started to change my mind. I lean more towards bits of snakeskin print though.

    Great outfit & lovely nails!

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  2. Zara makes the best blazers and Your nails are too cute! I'm planning on doing purple leopard tips on my nails, never tried it tho so I see a major fail coming lol

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  3. @April Now that you mention it, I have really been liking snakeskin print too! Funny how our tastes can change so easily...

    @FashionableAsians Zara really does have the best blazers and at such affordable prices. I'm sure your nails will turn out great! I thought mine looked kind of weird but people seemed to know it was leopard print so maybe I was being too hard on myself ;)

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  4. I'm always a little wary of animal prints myself, but your accents are just lovely.

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  5. Even your nails are leopard print! I love little details but I love your blazer even more *envious* =P

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  6. LOVE the outfit. The blazer is amazing and your nails are so cool! I loveeee it!

    xo
    http://artfashiontwentysomething.blogspot.com

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  7. i love the blazer! it looks good on you. how much did you buy it for?

    love the nails btw!

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  8. wow, that blazer is amazing! I love it!
    and ur nails! wow u are one talented person!

    xoxo
    beautiechips.blogspot.com

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  9. I used to dislike animal prints. Now I'm a big fan of leopard prints but the only thing I'd wear with the prints are scarves :)

    I love the Zara blazer you have there! And your nails!!

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  10. this is such a lovely blazer!
    <3

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  11. Subtle touches of animal print can be really classy. This outfit is super cute btw! I found you on IFB's 20 something bloggers (I staretd my own blog yesterday) - very cool! I always like to support fellow Canadian bloggers (I'm cheering for the Canucks too)
    I hope you will have a chance to visit me at my blog and follow me back.
    Much love,
    Lydia

    www.styleindependent.com

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  12. I love this outfit! I'm in the same boat - as I get older I like animal prints too! Anyways, love your blog, even more that you are a fellow vancouverite! I am now following :)

    http://style-love.blogspot.com/

    P.S. Thanks for the lovely comment! xoxo Rosalia

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  13. This is my favorite outfit of you! I love the leopard print lining. Check out my jacket with leopard lining as well ( a couple posts before the last one). And I like the white on the nails. It looks great the way they are. Oh, and I love your tights!! Ok...enough. Lol.
    I'd love for us to follow each other!

    .AshleyRae.
    araeofstyle.blogspot.com

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  14. @bebemui It was $89.90 and you can find it on the Zara website here.

    @MissA* You just reminded me that I have a leopard print scarf too... I think that would have been overkill on this outfit though!

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  15. Love this gorgeous look. I'm loving the tights, they add great texture to the outfit & I'm also loving the subtle hints of animal print, beautiful!!

    Also, if you are interested in joining our blogger meet up, we are meeting at the end of this month. Email me to get added to the list, I have a "contact me" section on my blog. I'd love to meet you. x veronika

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  16. I really love the color of the blazer and the leopard print nails are adorable . I'd love it if you liked to follow each other.Let me know:)
    Dora

    http://adropofindigo.blogspot.com/

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  17. Animal print has grown on me too, I used to hate it years ago. I think it used to be associated with tackiness. Also would love to see a tutorial on how you did the leopard print nails, I'm dying to try it :)

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  18. Ahhh amazing nails!

    http://sheknowslamode.blogspot.com/

    xoxo Uyen Cao

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  19. i love love love your blazer! and your matching nails? too freakin' cute!

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  20. Oh wow- love those nails!!!

    ♥ Gina Michele
    CrochetClouds

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  21. @aliciafashionista Once I figure out how to edit videos I am definitely planning on posting some nail art tutorials!

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  22. super cute blazer! I'm in love with zara this season.

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  23. Such a cute outfit!! Love the leopard print inspiration and your nails are super cute!!

    xox,
    karen

    www.rubytuesdayfashionanddesign.blogspot.com

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  24. Loving all the little hints of leopard! Gorgeous :)

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  25. I love your blazer! Your nails are too cute!

    http://foodfashionandflow.blogspot.com/

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  26. love love love the nails =)
    you look so chic!

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  27. This outfit is SO pretty! I really love the camel blazer, and the touch of leopard is just perfect! Adds instant glam! (But I do know what you mean, if not done right, or if overdone, it can look tacky!) Thanks for all your sweet comments, by the way! I really appreciate it! xo!

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