NHJ Style Consultancy
Sign Up to Newsletter
Style Blog at NHJ Style Consultancy

Autumn Winter 16 Trends: Animal Print

Home » Style Blog at NHJ Style Consultancy » Style Videos » Autumn Winter 16 Trends: Animal Print
Bookmark and Share

Autumn Winter 16 Trends: Animal Print

If you haven't embraced animal print yet, this is the season to do it! Celebrity Stylist Nicky Hambleton-Jones shows you how......

 

 

Every Autumn/Winter we see an element of animal print coming through, in coats and faux furs, but this season it's literally on anything and everything so if you haven't embraced a spot of print, splash out on animal now as this is the season to do it. Here are some key items.

Print Bomber Jacket

Starting off with this bomber jacket. The bomber is one of the key shapes for Autumn/Winter in terms of jackets. They are everywhere, and they are embellished with great textures and prints which gives it a bit of sports-like feel but also upgrades it to a an evening feel, so dresses up that pair of jeans, giving you a different option from your classic black jacket, and also taking animal print away from the real classic animal print coloured tones. So, a little more interesting, a little more exciting, perhaps a little more grown up for people who like animal print but are always a bit nervous about embracing something that can look a little mutton dressed as lamb.

Gold Faux Leather Skirt

Here is a gold, faux leather skirt with black animal print all over it, it's a real show-stopper to have in your Autumn/Winter wardrobe, but you can also tame it down by layering with a black polo neck and black knee-high boots to tone it down a bit or sex it up with a really great black evening bodysuit with a plunging neck line. So, day or night depending on how brave you are but how you style it will really depend on how much wear you get out of an animal print piece like this.

Animal Print Dress

Here's a very classic animal print dress. It probably doesn't look like much on the hanger but it has a really fabulous shape and draping to it and it's something you need to try to get a feel to how good it could really look on you. I'm loving the cut out on the neck line and the real fitting around the waist line. Again, think about styling an item like this, it doesn't just have to be overkill animal print - layer it under a cream blazer, or a black jacket, perhaps belting it, think about what boots you wear with it, wearing a scarf with it, just things that distract you from the animal print but still make it quite a versatile and flattering piece to have in your wardrobe.

Animal Print Knit

Another great way to nod to the trend is with this great, knit top from Warehouse in this black and white monochrome animal print. Incredibly flattering, something that anyone can wear, great for disguising lumps and bumps and I think that's the great thing about a print, particularly an animal print, is that it is literally the master of disguise. But again, you can layer this over a shirt, you can wear it on its own and it's just a really fabulous print or piece to have in your wardrobe for Autumn/Winter, upgrades it on the trend but something you can easily incorporate into your already classic and versatile Autumn/Winter wardrobe.

Definitely worth embracing a little bit of animal this season, whether it's on trousers, skirts or tops, just go for it. You may never look back. For top style advice on trends and outfits to work for your body shape, budget and lifestyle try our personal styling services.

 

Latest from The NHJ Style Blog

Client Testimonials

I found out that the clothes I was always buying did not create a good image for my shape or age. If only I had invested in a personal stylist years ago!

It really was time to get my wardrobe into shape. My personal stylist knew what worked on me and what didn't. The advice was invaluable and now I have an outfit for every occasion!

The whole experience has changed my perspective about me and my life and my clothes. I feel so much more confident and I can't thank you enough.

She knew exactly what would suit me. I tried on outfits I would never have thought of. It was fantastic to go shopping with a true expert.

Every time I go out I feel brilliant and it's so easy to dress now. I have had so many compliments which has really boosted my self-esteem.

I now know what to wear and when which is so helpful having just had a baby. My body shape has changed but I now know I can still look good. My husband is very happy too!

She's done things to my eyes that remind me of pictures taken 25 years ago!!! I would recommend the make-up masterclass to anyone. The advice is truly fantastic.

Every experience was over and above my expectations and something I will cherish for a very long time. I can't thank the whole team enough - my personal stylist, my make-up artist and my hair stylist were fantastic, and the organisation of the services were flawless.

It's the little changes that make all the difference, and you've raised her self-appreciation and confidence, great work. It's the best Christmas present I have ever bought my wife.

020 3109 0388

info@nhjstyle.com

Buy Gift Voucher
Buy Online