Trend Report: Animal Knits

* images via: Paul & Joe Fall ’12 via style.com, Altuzzara Fall ’12 via style.com, “Sixth Day” by Elfriede Abbe – Wood Engraving by Thomas Shahan, David Koma Fall ’12 via style.com, Altuzzara Fall ’12 via style.com, “Zebra Patterns” by Sherri Thai

I would not say that I am huge fan of novelty knits, but I couldn’t help but be intrigued by the animal print/ jungle theme knits which were all over the Fall runway. I was particularly drawn to the David Koma piece which incorporates the color blocking trend beautifully. I normally think of sweaters as investment pieces, those high quality, less trendy pieces that I will wear for years. But honestly, when is the last time animal prints were considered “out?”

Lots of love–Michelle

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