Dynamic December: The Language of Leopard Print
I want to start off by saying I don’t like the idea of wearing real fur or leather because I find it cruel and unnecessary, now onto the rest of the post. First off, I need plaid to step down off of it’s dominating throne and allow leopard print to take her rightful seat. Yea, I said it.It’s time plaid took a breather(although I do love plaid), and let leopard do her thing for a while.You’re probably thinking, “why leopard?”, because we find that leopard print and her royal counter parts(cheetah,tiger,snake and zebra) are considered intimidating.
After I did a little research on the history of leopard print(yes, I look up fashion history from time to time, I’m a geek that way), and found an excellent article on SSENSE.com. The SSENSE.com, article entitled “How the Leopard Got His Spot: A History of Fashion’s Favorite Animal Print”,stated Christian Dior saying, “But to wear leopard you must have a kind of femininity which is a little bit sophisticated.If your are fair and sweet don’t wear it”. Dior isn’t trying to discourage you, but more so explore other aspects of yourself that leopard print may very well speak to. There’s some quality of confidence, of power within you that wants to be clothed in leopard, let it! The print will not overpower you, once you realize you’re the one with all the power in your hands.
Leopard is bold, it’s strong and associated with a fierce jungle cat but that doesn’t mean you run away from it.Here on She Has The Eye we believe in taking popular fashion items,ensembles and molding it to our specific qualifications, not the other way around.Find a little leopard that specifically speaks to you and let us know in the comments which is your favorite!