When I think “classic style,” I always think of J.Crew. My first serious coat purchase was from J.Crew over 10 years ago—a wool blazer-coat in a camel color—and it’s so timeless I could never imagine letting it go. I love that their pieces truly stand the test of time, but are also far from boring. In this post I’m sharing my take on fall neutrals with a pop of personality thanks to animal print details, which add pattern while staying true to the neutral colors I love to wear.
Thank you, J.Crew, for sponsoring this post!
The first look is a double dose of leopard—both in the skirt and the sneakers. I absolutely love the black laces these shoes come with (they also come with white ones so you can swap them if you want). I went down 1/2 size in them and they feel like the perfect fit. For the sweater, I recommend sizing up, and for the skirt I’d size down unless you want it to fit lower on your waist.
These boots are going to get so much wear this fall! They’re true to size and incredibly comfortable right off the bat. I love them here with all black and a pop of animal print in the bag. The jeans I’m wearing are the curvy style and they fit true to size for me.
You know my love for sweater blazers runs deep—so when I saw this long leopard version, I knew I wanted to add it to my wardrobe. It has the look of a coat and the comfort of a cardigan. And I really like the minimalist animal print design. It does run big, so I recommend sizing down 1-2 sizes. I paired it with a classic white tee (true to size), black skinny jeans and loafers. The loafers seem to run a little big so I’d size down 1/2 size.
Which of these 3 animal print looks would you wear this fall?