Animal print accessories are the coolest way to wear new season already

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From leopard and snake to cow and tiger – animal prints are dominating accessories for autumn/winter 19 and you can wear them already from just £10.

With zebra prints at Saint Lauren, leopard prints at Zimmermann and snake print at Roberto Cavalli on the autumn/winter catwalks, it’s no surprise the animal kingdom is having an impact on our outfit choices. 

Leopard print is a longstanding favourite year after year, but this season any print inspired by animals goes. New season autumn pieces are dropping in, but while it’s still summer it’s too soon to be stockpiling winter coats. This is why, accessories are the easy way to wear new season already. 

From Acne Studio’s python print Western boots , to the Topshop cow print mini bag that’ll update any outfit. These are the 9 best animal print accessories that’ll update your summer wares.

Scroll down to see shoes, boots, bags and headbands from just £9.99. Go wild and mix and match, if you dare!

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  • Acne Studios Braxton viper leather ankle boots

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    Animal print accessories: Acne boots

    We can also trust Acne Studios to create a killer pair of boots (or two, or three) every season. This time it’s all about snake print. 

    They’ll actually become your new everyday boot thanks to the neutral colour palette. 

    Worth. Every. Penny. 

    £600, Acne Studios 

  • Topshop Cinfy mini cross body bag

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    Animal print accessories: Topshop bag

    Mini bags are key, as are animal prints. Team the two together in one cute under £25 package and you get Topshop’s dreamy cow bag. 

    Wear with dark denim jeans and a suede tassel jacket to tap into the Western trend. 

    £22, Topshop

  • Prada tiger-print calf-hair mules

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    Animal print accessories: Prada mules

    Yes they’re an investment but once you make the decision to wear tiger print Prada mules, you won’t go back. 

    Wear with sleek satin slip skirts and cami dresses for evening, for day, use them to update a white shirt and straight leg jeans. You’ll find any excuse to wear them!

    £675, Prada

  • Accessorize leopard print reversible bucket hat

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    Animal print accessories: Accessorize hat

    Headwear in general is big news for autumn/winter but bucket hats in particular are going through to next season thanks to the likes of Ganni.

    There’s just as good versions on the high street – the Accessorize leopard print iteration is a strong favourite. 

    £16, Accessorize

  • Zara animal print scarf

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    Animal print accessories: Zara scarf

    If you’re not a big animal print fan then a silk scarf is a way to ease into the trend. 

    Whether you tie it around your bag handle or wear it as a hairband – you’ll end up wearing this under £10 accessory again and again. 

    £9.99, Zara

  • Wandler hortensia Mini calf hair shoulder bag

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    Animal print accessories: Wandler bag

    Wandler is the go-to for dreamy bags, and more recently shoes. This time the focus is on the zebra print shoulder bag. 

    Whether you clash it with a floral print maxi dress with biker boots for day, or style with a slip dress for evening – it’s a winner all round. 

    £780, Wandler

  • By Far Rachel snake effect shoulder bag

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    Best mini bags: By Far

    The fashion team already put By Far on the top five under £300 designer bag list, and now there’s another one to keep an eye out for.

    Baguette, snake print and micro — this blue beauty ticks off all the bag new season trends in one. 

    £285, By Far

  • Ganni beaded Leopard Headband

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    Animal print accessories: Ganni headband

    In true Blair Waldorf Gossip Girl style headbands are stealing the limelight this year.

    Chunky velvet bands, OTT embellishment and prints aplenty are the way to wear them. 

    £240, Ganni

  • Topshop niece cross strap mules

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    Animal print accessories: Topshop heels

    If you want to go for a subtle hint of animal print then Topshop’s slip on snake mules are the answer. 

    Add to jeans and a nice top, midi dresses and jumpsuits and they’re guaranteed to complete the look. 

    £36, Topshop

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