Animal prints within a home can transform any room into a glamorous paradise. Exotic prints can transport you from reality to the plains of Africa! Leopard and zebra print are by far the most popular in interiors; most commonly used as a rug or wallpaper. Another interesting way of incorporating this trend into your home is with the use of accessories, not only soft furnishings but kitchen utensils also give an impressive and unique flow to the home. There are some fabulous pieces available at the moment and the colours are divine. Animal print wallpaper can make a wonderful focal point in a living room or even in a hallway. Also available are safari print glass mosaic tiles which look absolutely exquisite, as we can see below.
Huge on the catwalk this year, the Afrocentric trend has proved tremendously popular. These exotic prints look fabulous on evening dresses and have proved timeless, making their way back on to the catwalk year after year. Designer Just Cavalli continuously holds on to the safari trend producing very attractive collections, incorporating a mixture of prints and textures into stunning flowing garments.
Beautiful prints were also seen at the Michael Kors catwalk. Flowing fabrics took Afrocentric to another level and these great pieces would be great to add to your summer suitcase.
Unleash your wild side and let ‘the big five’ transport you, your home and wardrobe to an exotic location.
Natalia Fernandes is an aspiring interior designer, writer and blogger based in London. She has a huge passion for design, a fascination for stunning, especially fabulous interiors, enjoys travelling and finds nature highly inspiring. Take a look at her blog here - lapetitefleurdelondres.com. You can follow Natalia on twitter @fleurdelondres. Read more posts by Natalia.