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The wild kingdom is alive in holiday gift items
NEW YORK — This holiday, all gifts seem to be in animal prints. Zebra, leopard, giraffe, cheetah, tiger: Pick your print, type of item and price range and away you go, especially in women’s apparel and accessories.
Leanne Italie, The Associated Press
Some suggestions to get you started:
➊ Vici collection is ready to pounce with a cheetah print blouse in tones of camel, taupe and black with billow sleeves and a black tassel tie neckline. $48. ➋’Tis the season for sweater dresses and there’s one from Lands’ end that screams leopard in black and white. The longsleeve roll-neck dress is a simple silhouette that lets the print do the talking in a soft jacquard knit blend intended to fall just above the knee or get paired with leggings. cosy and comfy. $124.72 (can be shipped to canada)
➌ Think slippers, meghan markle and Birdies. The duchess is a fan and the company has a range of animal prints to choose from, including a pair done in italian flocked red velvet. us$140 (can be shipped to canada).
➍ unleash a loved one’s inner Joan Jett in zebra print for the great outdoors. The company 686.com sells a hooded insulated jacket that can be worn as an inner layer or alone. $100. For the truly bold, check out the company’s Gossip soft-shell waterproof pant in the same design. $150.
➎ in cow, giraffe and leopard prints, tipsyelves.com has statement leggings galore. $28.
➏ The andrea slide from sarah Flint is done in chocolate leopard. The front of the shoe does a little festive flip. Perfect for jeans. $295.
➐ in cow, giraffe and leopard prints, tipsyelves.com has statement leggings galore. $28. There’s a blanket. it’s called the PediPocket. it’s 6 feet of microfleece goodness with a clever 20-inch foot pocket to keep the tootsies nice and toasty. Lots of prints and colours available, including classic cheetah. $59.99. animal print luggage exists, well, everywhere. american Flyer sells five pieces in bold giraffe, zebra and leopard prints. on sale at ebags.com from $146.99 to $266.99.