Fashion Focus

Current Obsession: Playful Animal Motifs

Wearable pieces in these cutesy motifs add personality in an instant!

By Sabrina Salehuddin | April 4, 2017

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Kim Raymond & Keith Foo in Coach.

Eva Chen attends the Gucci show during Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images for Alberta Ferretti)

We have seen designers donning animal motifs at the recent Spring Summer runways and we have to admit, they are adorable! It adds a quirkiness to your basics, personality to your boardroom ensemble and above all, it makes serious business less intimidating. Not too sure how to wear it? Here are 3 rules that can make these motifs chic for work!

  • Opt for classic silhouette or luxe detailing to avoid looking too kiddish. Think Midi skirt, silk blouses and embellished jewelleries.
  • For starters (or the not-so-adventurous), pick one animal motif and pair it with outfits that you’re most comfortable and confident in, for example a basic white shirt dress.
  • If the animal motif piece is a statement on its own, keep the rest simple. You can also downplay or balance the look with basic or classic pieces combos.

 

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Shark dress, from Coach.

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Jacquard printed pencil skirt, from Valentino at Net-A-Porter.

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Brogues, from Emporio Armani.

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Bag, RM7,995, from Naquirkee.

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Diorelita bracelet, from www.dior.com.

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Luxembourg necklace, RM474, from Taratata Malaysia

 

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Ring, from Kate Spade New York.

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Bomber jacket, from Mango.

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Embellished printed cotton-blend poplin midi skirt, from Marc Jacobs at Net-A-Porter.

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Tiger print leather top handle bag, from Gucci.

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Watch, RM570, from Olivia Burton at ZALORA.

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Earrings, from Tory Burch.

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Sandals, RM245, from Topshop.

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