The Power of Leopard and How to harness It

Let's make power moves...

As I was pondering just what to write about for's inspirational Style Guide --I literally swooned (out loud) when I saw this article (

Coincidentally, I'd just posted one of my favorite quotes from Jenna Lyon's on my Societe Urbane insta account. Kismit. 

Leopard is truly one of my favorite prints.  While I am prone to wearing black, white and grey neutrals--I will, as I've noted in the past, rock a dope print in a heartbeat.  Leopard is not always easy to pull off without looking ehhh shall we say cheap?  The print, fabric and shoe choice are infinitely key in pulling this look off--that is in case your goal is to look cheap albeit ironically so --in which case more power--do you.  

Leopard's origins are marked in the past as a fabric symbolic of luxury, power and exotic locales. A signifier of power and wealth (can someone say posh?). It also became a signature symbol of rebelliousness (I'm with it!). And now as it were and the article states, "contemporary designers can’t get enough" and "these days, it can be practically considered a neutral"  Well in that case...

I pulled a few of my favorite dreamy options from  Check out their Style Guide for more style inspiration. Stay Posh!

Dsquared2 Leopard print Bra--for your sheerest white tee.

For the date night win--Cavalli obviously

D & G Pajama pants (classic and yet on trend)

Streetstyle image via: Pinterest


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