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Stepping into the unknown and experiencing new things can easily be as daunting as the first day of high school, or your very first job interview. You have no clue whether or not you are doing it right. Kind of like this outfit I have on. Animal prints are all fun and games, but they are the sort of fashion style that I had always been very unsure of. To put it simply, I am just not sure if I can pull it off.

Yet as curiosity always gets the best of me, when I encounter this leopard printed top whilst shopping at the sale section at my local ZARA Store, I have to give it a go. To my surprise, I sort of fell in love with the look I put together.

Leopard Printed Lantern Sleeve Shirt - ZARA High-Waisted Fluffy Side-Slit Sports Pants - Vii&Co Faux Fur Coat Platform Boots

This is definitely an edgier and sexier look and a little out of my normal comfort zone. I personally found animal prints a bit difficult to style and can sometimes be overdone if you go a little over the board w…
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