14 Street Style Looks That Prove Leopard Is a Timeless Neutral

With Ladylike Red
With Other Neutral Prints
With a Pop of Orange
With a Prairie-Inspired Mini Dress
With a Bold Floral
With Bright Blue and Red Accents
With a Skater Tee
With Jewel Tones
With Dusty Pastels
With Rich Boho Pieces
With a Graphic Tee
With a Printed Pajama Top
With Bright Red Trousers
With Army Green


With Ladylike Red

A proper dress and blazer get a dose of edge with leopard print boots.

Image: Christian Vierig/Getty Images

With Other Neutral Prints

Try pairing leopard print with a muted pattern of similar scale for an unexpected mash-up.

Image: Christian Vierig/Getty Images

With a Pop of Orange

Play up the warmer tones in leopard print with a citrus-hued knit.

Image: Christian Vierig/Getty Images

With a Prairie-Inspired Mini Dress

A high neck and balloon sleeves look instantly cooler with a leopard bag.

Image: Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

With a Bold Floral

Fauna plus flora equals a match made in heaven. Just trust us.

Image: Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

With Bright Blue and Red Accents

Sporty spots? Why not?

Image: Imaxtree

With a Skater Tee

Nothing says easy and effortless like a T-shirt and wayfarers.

Image: Imaxtree

With Jewel Tones

One of the other big trends of the season plays well with leopard, indeed.

Image: Imaxtree

With Dusty Pastels

Mint, aqua and leopard? We consider this a triple threat.

Image: Imaxtree

With Rich Boho Pieces

Pile this print on with luxe brocade and faux fur accents in jewel hues.

Image: Imaxtree

With a Graphic Tee

Rock ‘n’ roll meets ladylike sophistication with this combo.

Image: Imaxtree

With a Printed Pajama Top

The dainty PJ pattern gets a fashion girl upgrade when paired with leopard.

Image: Imaxtree

With Bright Red Trousers

Don’t be afraid to go bold on top and bottom.

Image: Imaxtree

With Army Green

A leopard print bag balances out a stiff, military-inspired olive dress.

Image: Imaxtree

If you were ever in doubt about the versatility of leopard print, Fall 2018 may just be the period that changes your mind. This wild print has been everywhere and has officially transcended its sassy, over-the-top beginnings to be considered, for all fashion intents and purposes, a neutral.

Leopard is such a staple in our closets that it’s hard to remember a time when it wasn’t on trend. But looking into the fashion annals of this spotted print, we may just have J.Crew’s former reigning queen Jenna Lyons to thank. Once the creative director started pairing leopard with just about every color and pattern imaginable, the fashion-loving masses started embracing wild spots on a more frequent basis (rather than just when the trend cycle said it was chic again). No longer considered a perennial print only for rock stars and rich ladies who lunch, leopard started finding its way into the wardrobes of the regular people — and there it stayed.

Now that leopard is on regular rotation, it’s officially a reliable print that can be paired with just about any look. If you still need photographic evidence, allow us to present the street style crowd wearing it with everything from graphic tees to paisley dresses. Click through to see how it goes with everything, and say hello to your new neutral.

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