Style on Trial: Leopard print top by Sara Berman

Leopard_print_topNow, we know some of you are going to be seriously questioning our sanity with this one, and trust us, we’re just as surprised as you are to find ourselves lusting after this Sara Berman top. We are, after all, always banging on about how we’ll wear animal print on shoes and accessories and nothing else, but we just can’t help but want to make an exception for this, with it’s Peter Pan collar, puff sleeves and bow. It has a fab, retro feel to it, and we think it could look fabulous worn with a pencil skirt or pair of skinny jeans. The quiff this model is wearing is just the perfect finishing touch, too.

We have a feeling this is going to be a controversial one, purely because of the animal print, which we know many of you feel shouldn’t appear on anything, under any circumstances, which is why we’re putting it On Trial. What do you think, readers: are you willing to make an exception for this top, or is it still a crime of fashion?

14 Comments

  • December 23, 2008

    Evelyn

    Oh yes, I’d wear it. Gimme, gimme!

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  • December 23, 2008

    Dressed and Pressed

    The cut makes it look really fumpy and: bow, puffy sleeves *and* Peter Pan collar? Can anyone say, “overkill”? How about “goddamn fugly”?

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  • December 23, 2008

    Jude

    i love it but it is a bit too much print.
    if the bow was in black it’d break it up and i would DEFINITELY buy it 😀

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  • December 23, 2008

    Anna

    I reallyyy like it.

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  • December 23, 2008

    Minx GlamourModel

    i loooove it !.
    minx,
    xoxo .

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  • December 23, 2008

    Avery

  • December 23, 2008

    Sophie

    i am actually liking this! i often think leopard print is the tackiest thing you could wear, but the style of this top has me wanting to wear it!! in agreement about the ‘retro’ feel too!

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  • December 23, 2008

    Gina

    I would like it in black or with black trim, I think it is too much the way it is. I know you like it because of the BOW! Merry Christmas!

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  • December 23, 2008

    bootsie

    I think it’s really cute. It’d be great with a pencil skirt or skinny jeans. Oh, you already said that! Precious.

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  • December 24, 2008

    Anusha

    Oh I LOVE this top! It’s very Dita Von Teese! If you’re going to do animal prints of any kind this is the way to go.

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  • December 24, 2008

    Jennifer

    This is not a fashion crime. I think animal’s print are very good looking on everything. You just have to know how to wear it.

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  • December 29, 2008

    Daniielle

    maybey if it had a thicker tighter belt at the waist.
    would look good with a pencil skirt and black heels, would make you look like a secretary though lol

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  • May 30, 2009

    Diandra

    Cute! I like it, even though i’m not sure I like the sleeves, or the cut of the shirt.

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  • January 16, 2012

    Funke

    I love this top. can one wear this on an animal print shoe? won’t it be an overkill?

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