It’s true. Some women are inexplicably terrified of wearing leopard print. Is it because they think only characters from the Jersey Shore are allowed to wear it? Or maybe they're worried about looking silly? Still others follow the rules set long ago by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana—that leopard print is beautiful and should be worn all the time. I believe it's as simple as just thinking of it as an alternative to black. Once you grasp this notion, trepidations do subside. Just look at Kelly Ripa. If she can take a walk on the wild side, we all can.
Besides taking the easy way out with black, here are four other ideas that might just make leopard a little less scary.