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Luxe Leopard

By Kristen Shirley

The fashion world has long considered leopard to be another neutral and this season kicked its obsession with the print into high gear.

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Left: Givenchy, see pg.2. Right: Dennis Basso natural lippi coat, $35,000, Dennis Basso New York, Maria D’Este, +1 212 794 4500

The pinnacle of this trend? A leopard-spotted fur coat. New York designer and furrier Dennis Basso channeled a modern grunge queen with a silk charmeuse lace dress worn under a natural lippi coat. In Paris at Givenchy, Riccardo Tisci showed a printed calf jacket with a fox collar, giving the print a high-fashion twist. If a leopard print coat is too much to handle, test the waters with a spotted accessory.

Click through the gallery to see more of Elite Traveler’s picks for the leopard trend.