Leopard Print and Statement Necklaces

by katyrose on November 9, 2011

I usually stay away from sweaters like this. The thin material and fitted structure can be unflattering. But when I saw this pattern I knew I needed to try it on. Me and animal print are bffs. I needed to give it a chance. I tried it on and was shocked by its appearance, its fit, its comfort.

Then the lovely Lameka who runs Height Goddess recently asked me to shoot some pictures for her next ad campaign, using the wide-leg jeans I got this summer. When I got the request I knew this sweater was the perfect look for fall advertising. Add the bold red statement necklace and the whole look is so simply complete. These are the photos I took and sent along to Lameka. I can’t wait to show you all the finished product.

Tip: Sometimes all you need to create an outfit is one great piece of jewelry.

Jeans: c/o Height Goddess
Sweater: Marshalls
Necklace: H&M
Shoes: DSW

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Pam @over50feeling40 November 9, 2011 at 6:54 am

If there was an H & M in my city, I would run there today to find a necklace like this one…love it! You should not avoid sweaters like this…it looks amazing…this is a great style for you!!
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Courtney Thomas November 9, 2011 at 7:30 am

Love!!!! My two favorite things in the world, leopard print and statement necklaces. Seriously adore this.

xoxo ~ Courtney
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Nanne November 9, 2011 at 7:47 am

You look great, and I love animal print and statement necklaces, too!
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Style & Poise November 9, 2011 at 8:34 am

What a great necklace! Gorge!



Iris November 9, 2011 at 8:42 am

Wow, congrats I can’t wait to see the finished product. Leopard and red is an awesome combo!
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Rachel Tatem November 9, 2011 at 9:46 am

Love the necklace!
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Pencil Skirts and Lattes November 9, 2011 at 9:53 am

KATY!! This is the best look for you… I LOVE the printed top, the silhouette of the trousers and that fab necklace!! you look fantastic!

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alyson November 9, 2011 at 10:01 am

Totally DITTO to Sarah’s comment. This looks AWESOME on you!! Love that color contrast with the necklace and top. Gorge!
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Neris November 9, 2011 at 10:10 am

I love all leopard so naturally i’m obsessing over your shirt! the necklace is gorgeous too :)


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Dancing Branflake November 9, 2011 at 11:00 am

I have no leopard in my wardrobe and I definitely want to fix that ASAP. Can’t wait to see the project!
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Keely November 9, 2011 at 11:04 am

Adorable! I love that you paired a bright necklace with the leopard. I have a very similar sweater and I just love it.


Bella Q November 9, 2011 at 11:21 am

That necklace is awesome.
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MJ November 9, 2011 at 11:34 am

Love that top and the necklace is amazing! Way before I started blogging I was an accessories nut and it’s always been my way to get the most versatility out of my pretty basic wardrobe. I always say that if someone isn’t confident enough to pattern mix or wear trendy clothes, you can always go with a cool and crazy accessory, because like you said, sometimes that’s all you need!
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Debbi November 9, 2011 at 11:46 am

Like Pam, I wish we had an H&M! They should at least do online ordering. Great necklace and great outfit. You look fabulous and your legs look so long!
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Alex Elizabeth November 9, 2011 at 1:03 pm

The slight ombre effect of the leopard looks really good, never seen that on a sweater before. That’s an awesome color for a statement necklace, too. I’m trying to get into them lately. So far I have one. Oh well, it’s a start!
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Still Blonde after all these YEARS November 9, 2011 at 3:21 pm

Number 2 picture is divine. Love everything about these shots. You look awesome and confident! GRRRR
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Devon November 9, 2011 at 5:03 pm

What a great top! And I agree, a good statement necklace can amp up any day. I can’t wait to see the final advertisement pictures!

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Simply Bubblelicious November 9, 2011 at 8:15 pm

What a great outfit! Nice job of stepping out of your comfort zone with that sweater.
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Angie November 9, 2011 at 10:52 pm

Great sweater, very flattering on you! That pop of red really adds so much to the outfit.
Overall fantastic look!
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Kemi November 10, 2011 at 10:11 am

Love the fit of those pants on you.


Louise November 10, 2011 at 6:13 pm

This is an amazingly flattering look on you!


Jean of all Trades November 11, 2011 at 2:20 am

I can’t get enough leopard print. This is a great look. I love the statement necklace too and the long, dark denim.
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Arash Mazinani November 12, 2011 at 10:41 am

I love the leopard print!
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Robert November 13, 2011 at 1:16 pm

I’m new to this blog! That leopard print sweater and that gorgeous red necklace really makes the outfit!


Lonestarcasie November 21, 2011 at 4:18 pm

Love the leopard and red necklace combo. Tres Chic.



Cheryl November 24, 2011 at 12:00 am

I like your leopard top…Nice pants..Thanks a lot for sharing..
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Shelby French December 9, 2011 at 11:46 pm

Can’t wait to see the project! Adorable!
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