April 17th, 2013

Snake is a neutral

Some women love leopard print, I love snake. My Proenza Schouler python print T has been getting a lot of wear, even though at first I was worried it was a tad ‘Housewives of…’. With snakeskin, a little goes a long way. A clutch, like the 3.1 Phillip Lim above, is plenty. The best part is that it goes with everything, adds texture to a look, and feels a bit exotic.

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CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

Bi-colour metal sunglasses

MADELEINE THOMPSON

Chiara color-block cashmere poncho

PROTAGONIST

Pleated satin-crepe top

CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC

His-rise straight-leg jeans

TIBI

Harper crushed-velvet boots

MADELEINE THOMPSON

Cable-knit wool and cashmere-blend cardigan

MADELEINE THOMPSON

Charlotte ribbed wool and cashmere-blend turtleneck poncho

BLAZÉ MILANO

Resolute Everyday wool-crepe blazer

SAINT LAURENT

Bellchasse medium leather and suede shoulder bag

VICTORIA BECKHAM

Crepe blouse

VERONICA BEARD

Camp cotton-blend twill jacket

AQUAZZURA

Marrakech studded embroidered suede point-toe flats

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  • I have a snake print sweatshirt that’s been getting a lot of wear lately – and you’ve just reminded me that I have a ‘Housewives of…’ t-shirt somewhere too. Must find that.

    That's Not My AgeApril 17th, 2013  5:35 PM

     
  • I have a pair of snakeskin sandals by Jimmy Choo that I do love, but have a huge fear of snakes so would have a hard time having my hands on a bag.

    KathyApril 17th, 2013  6:05 PM

     
  • this is a dangerous blog! I look forward to checking it every night after a long day and invariably find something to buy. Just bought the bag

    Seriously, this is the best, most sophisticated fashion blog

    LizApril 17th, 2013  11:49 PM

     
  • Totally agree about your bag! I love most exotic patterns in accessories mainly because my clothes are very classic so I rely on them to add interest.

    SilkPathDiary.comApril 18th, 2013  4:22 AM

     
  • Me too! I turn my nose up at practically every kind of animal print, all too obvious, too *sassy*, too garish! All the while unbeknownst to myself I have been accumulating dresses, blouses, mac, sandals… in snake print. Subtle, sexy and definitely a neutral.

    SantaMay 15th, 2013  6:45 AM

     

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