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10.12.11

Style Diary - Drapey Snakey



I love love love me a good animal print

I've moved on from leopard print... over to it's cousin Snake Skin. The new go-to animal print, with designers like Prada and Michael Kors adding them into their collections. There is something edgy about a snake skin print. It also goes well with black aka my wardrobe palette.

I got this Snake Skin Blazer from Zara in Sydney whilst attending Sydney Fashion Week. I saw the print and I was sold. It was one of those purchases where the price didn't affect my choice (it wasn't too pricey), the print is white and a pale yellow with black lapels just to add structure to the blazer.


For this look I paired the blazer with this draped top I got from work. I love love love it, it's a simple black draped top with a deep neckline. To me it's very Gareth Pugh/Rick Owens-esque with the piece focusing on the silhouette instead of a print. With that I added a pair of black skinny jeans, black oxfords and my MARTAN Clutch

I kept the accessories to a minimum, with my White Face Tissot Watch and a simple silver double finger ring from H&M. I'm currently into simplicity, normally I do like to chuck on a few rings or a necklace but now I'm opting for more key piece or a solo statement with my looks.  Especially with such a strong print I don't think it needs too much to complete the look.


Zara Blazer + Cotton On Top + Black Skinnies + Dunnes Oxfords + Tissot Watch + H&M Ring

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