Actress Gabrielle Union looks fierce and fashionable for Spring in a midi-length leopard dress paired with a black trench coat. (By the way, she’s a paragon for looking fab over 40, and you won’t believe Gabrielle Union’s age. She is 46!) Cheetah or leopard prints can sometimes look tacky,especially if they are cheap, but Gabrielle pulled off this look seamlessly. Read on for 3 cheetah and leopard print dresses that you can wear both to the office and out for the evening. Steal her style and get this Gabriel Union leopard dress look for less.
Gabrielle Union Leopard Dress Look for Less
Leopard Dress In Color
For my first dress suggestion, think color! Leopard prints are available in many different color ways. This Lucy Paris wrap dress comes in a rust/cream that will work on most skin-tones. An added feature is the wrap style,which is one of the most flattering silhouettes and can be pulled off by any body type. The dress also features a flowy sleeve and a hem line, perfectly hitting just below the knee. This dress will be your ultimate throw-on for any last-minute party!
Bold Print Leopard Dress
This second leopard print dress option from Whistles has a bold, on-point leopard print. Just because this print may be a little bit bold doesn’t mean that you should feel like you can’t wear it to the office. The collared shirt dress has full sleeves and a charming ruffled tulip hem, offering a modest approach to an animal print. The tie-waist will cinch your waist and create an hourglass shape.
Tiny Print Leopard Dress
And third, are you looking for a special occasion dress that leaves all jaws on the floor? This Rebecca Vallance leopard dress is a little more expensive but worth it! The simple silhouette lays beautifully and skims the body, but the tiny leopard print does all the talking.
Skip the winter coat and throw a trench over your shoulders like Gabreille Union to wear it like a cape. This black DKNY maxi raincoat will give you more of a spring-time look and will become your new best friend. It pairs well with a t-shirt and jeans, business pantsand skirts for all your breezy (or rainy) days ahead. Since skirt lengths are getting longer, you will need a long trench coat.
Embellished Strappy Shoes
Glamorize your look like Gabrielle did with embellished strappy heels. These Ash gold studded and strappy mules fit the bill.
The Day To Night Clutch Bag
I love this clutch by Kayu. Kayu bags are handmade in the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia. I adore the black weaving on this particular one, and the turquoise stone clasp makes for a great pop of color! It can also be turned into a cross-body bag so that you can go hands-free. A black, woven straw bag like this one can be worn from morning to evening.
For one last touch, these square drop earrings from New York & Company will add some edge to your overall look. Now, you have an easy look that is fierce in every way!
Tips to Style This Gabrielle Union Look
1. Opposites attract when it comes to styling. The lightweight and flowy fabric of Gabrielle Union’s dress contrasts the structured and utilitarian over-the-shoulder trench coat, even if the coat happens to be a last-minute necessity!
2. Match the length of your trench coat to your dress. With midi dresses, either wear the same length coat as your dress or go for a short jacket to the waist or hip. You don’t want an awkward 12″ of your dress peeking out under a knee-length coat. Play around with proportions, and check yourself in the mirror before you go!
3. Leopard prints work just like a neutral color when styling, so don’t be afraid to add a pop of bright color.
– Rachel Bogo
Styling tips: Carol Calacci
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