Would You Wear... Tiger Print?

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Eva Longoria wearing a tiger print dress


From left: Eva Longoria in London, Thakoon on the runway, Agyness Deyn backstage at Alexander Wang

Thakoon Tiger Print Runway
Agyness Deyn Tiger Print Backstage Alexander Wang

While leopard print has been ever increasing in popularity, New York Fashion Week has suddenly provided a fresh alternative: tiger print. Agyness Deyn appeared backstage at Alexander Wang's show rocking the print, while Thakoon gave the look a less literal feel in his runway show, with softer, more watercolor-inspired lines. But is tiger print really wearable?

As with any bold print, it's important to wear tiger print pieces in a way that won't overwhelm you. This means utilizing subtle or neutral accessories (particularly when wearing the orange color that tends to accompany this trend), or finding pieces (like Thakoon's) with a softer, more feminine take on tiger. Tiger print also works well on accent pieces like coats, shoes, or even sunglasses.

Here is a sample outfit incorporating tiger print:

A Feminine Take

How to wear tiger print

Product Information: Blue Tiger Sundress: Alice by Temperley, Silver Necklace: Forever 21, White Cardigan: Forever 21, Purple Flats: Piperlime, Silver Tights: Marui

Would you wear it?

I want to know your thoughts! Would you wear tiger print? And to what extent? Do you think animal prints as a whole are stylish or tacky? And what are your tricks to getting it right? Give us a shout out in the comments!