Gone Wild: How to Wear Animal Print

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By Savannah, Buffalo Exchange HQ

Time to breathe in that pumpkin spice and cozy up in layers! This season, we’re amping up our usual soft knits and booties combo with funky prints. From tiger stripes to cheetah spots, animal print is the answer to having some fun with your cool-weather wardrobe. Not sure how to tie them into your ensemble? Look no further! We’ve come up with five simple ways to show off your wild side.

Buffalo Exchange How to Wear Animal Print Plaid Pants Blazer and Leopard BootiesThese Boots Are Made for Roaring

Who doesn’t love a good bootie? Try mixing an animal print boot with another cool-weather favorite like plaid or polka dots for a totally on-trend outfit. Too much? Wear them with jeans and a simple white tee for a classic, cool look.

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This is one of the easiest ways to integrate animal print into your wardrobe. Throw on a belt bag for an on-the-go outfit or choose a chic handbag. Either way, you’ll be roaring with style.

Buffalo Exchange How to Wear Animal Print Leopard Print Scarf Knit Sweater Patterned Pants

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They may be small, but these accessories can pack quite a punch! An animal print beret or silky scarf can offer just the right amount of playfulness for your look. Try a scrunchie for a totally 80s vibe or a turban for some extra drama.

Buffalo Exchange How to Wear Animal Print Snake Print Shorts Cozy SweaterBottomless Style

These snake print Zara shorts are trendy and sophisticated. The colors are muted and neutral, making them easy to wear with just about anything. Dare to be more on the wild side? Try a colored animal print on the bottom.  Just be sure to simplify the top and WHOOP, there it is! These are a great transitional piece – just throw on tights when the weather gets cool.

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An allover printed blouse can sometimes be a little overwhelming, so try layering it with a simple cardigan or blazer. This makes it easier to change up textures and color palettes. Plus, it gives you another reason to wear your best fall jacket.

Inspired to shake up your wardrobe with some wild prints? Check out your local Buffalo Exchange for some fresh and funky styles, just in time for fall! Then, share your fierce finds with us on Instagram – just tag @BuffaloExchange.