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Trends to Watch: Animal Print

Animal print accessories have clawed their way back into the spotlight, becoming a timeless trend that adds a touch of wild sophistication to any outfit. From leopard spots to snake scales, these fierce patterns have prowled their way onto the runways; making a statement that’s impossible to ignore. As fashion continues to evolve, the allure of animal print remains firm, offering a versatile and bold way to elevate any look. While shoes, handbags and headbands are most often the first accessories that come to mind, animal print watches should not be forgotten about. So whether you’re a seasoned trendsetter or simply looking to unleash your inner fashionista, keep reading for our guide on ‘Trends to Watch: Animal Print’.

‘Trends to Watch: Animal Print’ Our Recommendations

Michael Kors Lennox (30mm) Black and Gold Crystal Dial / Gold-Tone Stainless Steel Bracelet MK7394

A true statement piece that combines elegance with a touch of wild allure, this Michael Kors model exhibits a cheetah print enamel and pavé dial. Ensuring that the attention remains on the gorgeous crystal details, the dial is adorned with simple gold-tone baton indices and hands. An Arabic numeral replaces the 12 o’clock hour, and underneath it is the Michael Kors logo. Continuing the glamours appeal of the watch is a crystal-set bezel which frames the dial. Reflecting the light from any angle, it is sure to grab the eye of any passersby. A 30mm gold-tone stainless steel case also frames the dial, and within this is the quartz movement which powers the watch. Providing great precision, it ensures for accurate timekeeping. Concluding the design of this Lennox is a gold-tone stainless steel bracelet. While it adds to the luxurious nature of the watch, it also adds elements of simplicity.

Herbelin V Avenue | Snake Print Leather Strap 17437/AP21PYT

Crafted to showcase the latest trends, this Herbelin is part of the Véme Avenue collection. A key design feature of this watch is its rectangular-shaped case. Measuring 19mm in diameter, it provides a pretty and petite base for the minimalist model. The silver sunray dial features two silver hands and alternating Arabic and baton indices. Scratch-resistant sapphire glass protects this, so the wearer doesn’t have to worry about knocking the watch and potentially damaging it. The simple dial design ensures that attention is not taken away from the snakeskin-look strap. Made from quality leather, not only does it provide comfort on the wrist but it also adds to the luxurious look of the watch. Powered by a reliable quartz movement, and with a water resistance suitable for daily wear, this Herbelin is a fantastic choice for those fashionistas with a modern yet minimalist style.

Coach Women’s Greyson (36mm) Black Dial / Black Patterned Resin Bracelet 14504186

If you like the concept of animal print but aren’t a fan of the bold colours, then this Coach Greyson is right up your street. With an almost tortoiseshell-like resin bracelet, it showcases animal print more subtly. This model features a black sunray dial with gunmetal baton indices. A date aperture replaces the 3 o’clock marker, so the functionality of this watch is great. To further complement the design, the dial exhibits gunmetal hour, minute and second hands. A 36mm black-plated stainless steel case frames the dial. Small enough to not get in the way but large enough to make a statement, it sits pretty on the wrist. Concluding the design of this watch is a tortoiseshell-like strap. Made from custom-designed acetate it captures the unique style of Coach timepieces perfectly. The epitome of sophistication, this Greyson showcases that animal print accessories don’t all have to be bright and bold.

Hamilton Ventura Elvis80 Dragon Skeleton Automatic (42.5mm) Black Dial / Black Rubber Strap H24525332

With a striking skeleton dragon face and a scale-textured rubber strap, this Hamilton Ventura takes animal print to a whole new level. Coated in PVD and measuring 42.5mm in diameter, a rose gold case frames the black skeleton dial. Intricate cutaways reveal a dragon’s face with piercing green eyes. To perfectly fit the Ventura’s iconic and avant-garde shape, the dragon’s face is 90 degrees clockwise on the dial. Ensuring that the attention stays on the dragon the dial is adorned with hour, minute and seconds hands only. A sapphire crystal with several layers of anti-reflective coating protects the dial, so durability levels are great. Beating under the skeleton-style dial is a H-10-S calibre; an automatic movement with a Nivachron balance spring and an 80-hour power reserve. The watch is finished with a textured black rubber strap. Resembling the scales seen on a dragon, it showcases Hamilton’s great attention to detail. If you’re searching for animal print accessories that create a statement, look no further than this Ventura Elvis80 Skeleton Dragon.

Lacoste Apple Watch Strap (38/40mm) Crocodile Print Green Silicone 2050019

Animal print accessories can come in all styles, so this Lacoste Apple Watch strap certainly counts. While it does not include any animal texture, it exhibits the iconic Lacoste crocodile printed across it. Made from mint green silicone, the strap provides a nice contrast to the darker green crocodiles. It also guarantees comfort on the wrist as silicone watch straps are soft and flexible. For great security, the strap fastens with a standard buckle. This Lacoste strap is compatible with 38mm and 40mm Apple Watches. However, it is important to note that this model is a strap only. If this animal print accessory is of interest to you, but you aren’t find of the colour, click here to browse the full selection. As long as the crocodile is on the strap, you’ll be rocking the print!

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