Animal print lovers, take heart. The trend toward all things fauna continues unabated. Interpretations of patterns and palettes are modernized this season with richer tones and luxe textiles. As in the animal kingdom, selections range from subtle to outright outlandish. We’ve pulled together some picks from our visits to European and American shows that illustrate that we all love a little walk on the wild side.
From exotic wild game to whimsical flamingos, animal inspired prints have captured not only the fashion runways but also home decor as well. Some translations are subtle like textile interpretations of gator. Others are bold and realistic looking (no worries...no actual animals were harmed in any of our picks!). Our trendspotting team went on safari to trap a few examples of this untamed trend….