Hello you! In the second instalment of utmost trendiness I bring to you snakeskin, a trend that we see constantly walking down the catwalks that seems to be in-and-out of season (which makes this a great value buy – it won’t just serve you this season, oh no, you can be sure of it’s imminent return).
Snakeskin evokes a sense of power and control; subtly guiding us back to the times when men on horses went shooting, and majestically wore the hide of whatever fuzzy thing they killed. Pairing snakeskin boots with a tweed jacket like this one from Joules will propel you right back into the golden age of pitiless sophistication.
But snakeskin doesn’t have to make you look like a posh totty. Give wardrobe basics a fresh new vibe, or add a bite to standard blocked colours with even just a slither of python print. Step out of the shadows and grab everybody’s attention, with the instant confidence and self-assurance that comes with wearing snakeskin. Trust me, it’s more alluring than even the shortest of skirts.
But snakeskin can also be understated. Wear a soft, translucent, silky snakeskin shirt to make the softness of silk and hardness of snakeskin work together. Also, who can deny that silk is irresistable.
Snakeskin is a wonderful advocate as it is so diverse – I’ve shown you power, allure, sophistication, understatement and more – and it’s simply effortless. You can wear snakeskin boots with anything, and each and every choice will show a different side of your personality (or someone else’s, depending on what you’re doing that day). Go, I say, and embrace the twisting reptile!
WAYS TO WEAR:
1. Christopher Kane Snake-print cotton-fleece track pants // 2. Lanvin Elaphe and cobra tote // 3. Altuzarra for Target Python-print stretch-cotton twill pencil skirt // 4. Kotur James frilled elaphe clutch // 5. Thakoon Addiction Snake-effect and leather platform sandals // 6. Topshop Textured snakeskin culottes // 7. Christopher Kane Snake-print canvas and silk-satin dress // 8. Chloe Camille medium python and leather shoulder bag // 9. Heidi Klein Zambia reverse printed triangle bikini // 10. Pierre Hardy Dégradé elaphe and printed leather ankle boots // 11. Simone Rocha Snake-effect leather mini dress // 12. Marc by Marc Jacobs Snake heart printed Samsung Galaxy S4 cover // 13. Topshop Snakeskin printed skinny trousers by Rare
P.S., How did you like this Grab That Trend as oppose to the last one? Please let me know in the comments as it would really help me out.