Snakeskin Style

One of the trends that’s staying under the radar for now is snakeskin. Snakes gets such a bad press, but we assure you that their lovely patterned skin will be THE animal print you’re looking for come autumn.

Snakeskin style means embracing the skin of these slithery reptiles. Joining House Slytherin, and rooting for Dracus Malfoy. Well, er, no. We’re trying to give snakeskin style a good name here. Think of snakes as lovely pets, misunderstood, charming, beautiful, yeah?

We know, it’s a stretch, but snakeskin style really is very pretty. And this autumn winter it will be everywhere, trust us.

From gorgeous bold coloured dresses, to black printed tops and leggings, snakeskin style works brilliantly with neutral colours or bright shades, and simple styles, or more out-there pieces.

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Clockwise, from left: Tie neck dress, £95, French Connection, black leatherette snakeskin vest, £19.99, H&M, grey snakeskin Tee, £40, French Connection, snakeskin accent clutch, £15.99, New Look, snakeskin boots, £120, French Connection, snakeskin wrap bracelet, £36, French Connection, red and orange snakeskin heels, £10 (were £19.99), New Look

Accents of snakeskin style work brilliantly. Think shoes, bags and jewellery to add a touch of reptile charm to your outfit!

Dark colours work brilliantly in snakeskin. Remember this trend will take you right through the winter. Think deep berries, blues, metallics and black. Hunt for some snakeskin style sale bargains now, and keep them until the nights get shorter.

Snakeskin Style oneClockwise, from top left: Burgundy snakeskin loafers, £39.95, GAP, metallic belt, £9.99, New Look, black leggings, £14.99, H&M, snakeskin clutch, £28, Star by Julien Macdonald @ Debenhams, blue stripe snakeskin shoes, £14.70 (were £49), Faith @ Debenhams, blue and green snakeskin dress, £95, French Connection, yellow and blue snakeskin skirt, £17 (was £42), Lavish Alice @ JOY

Snakeskin style looks great with another of this season’s under-the-radar trends, neutral, which we touched on here last week. Think nudes, neutrals, beige, or grey. And if you’re still to take your holidays, snakeskin looks great on the beach!

Snakeskin Style threeClockwise, from top left: Bangle, £30, French Connection, heeled boots, £80, Schuh, grey leather bag, £49.,99, New Look, loafers, £9.99, H&M, white snakeskin sweatshirt, £18 (was £32), JOY, cropped snakeskin monochrome knit, £85, French Connection, snakeskin cut-away swimsuit, £19.99, H&M