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The Fab 40s Do Leopard Print!

So this month it was my turn to decide what the 'Fab 40s' should style & despite thinking of a few different themes I just knew deep down that I'd have to pick leopard print.  After all I have a HUGE weakness for a bit of animal print & my inner 'Bet' was screaming to be let out!

Of course being a leopard print addict I have a fair few pieces to choose from ranging from shoes to bags to scarves to a pair of trousers & even a maxi skirt.  But after a bit of thought & in the interests of getting my 'Bet' fix I decided to go with a full on leopard print vibe & bring my maxi skirt to play.

Now I had planned on just teaming the skirt with a simple cami & some layered delicate chain necklaces but unfortunately summer seems to have disappeared & seeing as temperatures have dropped I've also thrown on my leather biker jacket for warmth & finished the look with a simple black tie belt to pull the look together.


My Midlife Fashion, Leopard Print, Maxi Skirt, Biker Jacket, Zara, Ghost, Pom Pom


Biker Jacket - Zara
Necklaces - Stella & Dot
Belt - Zara
Bracelets - Ashiana Jewellery
Skirt - Zara
Bag - Ghost Fashion
Flip Flops - La Redoute


Needless to say the rest of the stunning Fab 40s & looking equally stunning in leopard print & here's how they've interpreted the theme, I think you'll agree they all look absolutely stunning.




Dixie Inside Outside Beauty Fab 40s


T-Shirt - mom
Jacket - haute Hippie
Jeans - Zara
Shoes - BCBG




Dawn Lucy Fab 40s


Top - Rag & Bone
Earrings - Tina Turk
Watch - Jord
Jeans - Loft
Bracelets - J Crew & Gorjana
Bag - Refbecca Minkoff 
Slip Ons - Candies


Can you believe it Ann even has a leopard print sofa!!!




Kremb de la kremb Fab 40s


Necklace - J Crew
Sweatshirt - Forever 21
Belt - Target
Cut Offs - Wrangler
Boots - Old West




Fab 40S Sheela Writes


Hat - Forever 21
Bag - Gaultier
Top - Thrift Shop
Trousers - Thrift Shop
Boots - Charlotte Russe

And finally here's where you can 'shop my style' for a similar look.


Leopard Print and A Biker, Animal Print, Zara, Mango, Topshop V Neck Plunge Cami, Leather Biker Jacket, Tube Skirt, Maxi Skirt, My Midlife Fashion


Jacket - Mango £59.99
Top - Topshop £16
Skirt - Zara £19.99
Flip Flops - La Redoute £25


So what do you think, are you a lover of a splash of leopard print?  Do you like me, think it can add that little bit of interest to an outfit & like to occasionally take a walk on the wild side, or is it a step too far outside of your comfort zone?  As always I'd love to hear your thoughts.

See you tomorrow.

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14 comments

  1. Love your skirt! I have some khaki leopard print fabric that I was thinking about making into a maxi skirt, seeing yours might just have helped me make the decision to go for it!

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    1. Ooh loving the sound of khaki leopard print Sam, I'd definitely go for it, I bet it will look fab!
      Jane xx

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  2. My perfect outfit, you totally nailed it!! X

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  3. I know you love a bit of Bet, Jane. Love this. dawn looks fantastic in her outfit. Love her shoes. Lynne xx

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    1. Yup it's safe to say I have a bit of a 'Bet' addiction Lynne. I love Dawn's look too the slip ons really add something to the monochrome look don't they.
      Jane xx

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  4. You look amazing,I love this outfit! I might steal it. Sorry no, I'm going to draw inspirations from it. Who am I kidding, I'm gonna steal it!

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    1. Lol Lotty steal away, I'm glad you like it :-)
      Jane xx

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  5. Can't beat a bit of Bet Jane! Love your maxi skirt......all you ladies are pulling off your leopard print looks with panache! xx

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    1. So with you on that Michelle, I'd miss my bit of 'Bet' ;-)
      Jane xx

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  6. Love this look on you Jane! I try to incorporate leopard print, but I haven't found the right piece yet. I bought some Top Shop ghillie lace-up flats, but returned them. :( Maybe I should have kept those. :) Keep the inspiration coming.

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  7. Thank you :-) I know what you mean about the leopard print ghillie lace ups, I keep looking at them but think they're almost a bit too busy. Have you thought about just trying a simple ballet pump style, which will be timeless. Or perhaps a leopard print clutch.
    Jane xx

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  8. Can you believe that i didn't even notice Ann's couch?! How is that possible! LOL ... Anyway, you totally rocked this challenge, Jane. I'd wear your outfit head and toe! FAB!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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    1. It was the first thing I noticed Dawn Lucy....can you tell I love leopard print lol!
      Glad you liked my outfit, that's such a lovely compliment so thank you!
      Jane xx

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