snakeskin is stealing the show

leo-clutch-with-english-factory-dressoriginal post HERE

If I had to choose one animal print, I would say leopard rules the fashion world. But, I don’t think snakeskin gets enough credit.

After digging through the archives I realized two things:

1.) I wear a whole heck of a lot of leopard print – specifically the Banana Republic clutch I bought 3 years ago that is ALWAYS on the blog (see above)

2.) I have a nice little starter collection of snakeskin print shoes


Now, as I mentioned before, not all leopard print is created equal – and this rule 150% applies to snakeskin as well. For this print I would recommend sticking to accessories; think shoes, clutches, purses and phone cases.

Here are a few ways I’ve showcased (faux) snakeskin on the blog:


hands down, one of the best purchases ever. Great size, great color, and they have some pretty good end of season sales!

original post – “I waited 2 years for this clutch”


I don’t think we even need to mention again how in LOVE I am with these sandals

original post – “floral pants party”


this Kate Spade bag is one of those impulse surprise sale buys that you thank yourself for snagging

original post – “pardon my french”


These flats were a steal from ASOS and I received compliments all the time

original post – “Is your shirt supposed to look like that”


this phone case is from the same brand as my FAVORITE magenta clutch – Gigi New York

original post – “good things are worth the wait”


these are from H&M years ago & are starting to look a bit rough…but they’re so comfy!

original post – “summer travel style”

If you’re looking to add a little sass to your life, I would turn to snakeskin. There are shoes & bags for everyone’s budget in this pattern. If you’re a huge fan and looking for genuine snakeskin purses, I recently discovered a brand local to California-  Farbod Barsum. They have a full line of exotic prints, but they are expensive!

If you’re looking to add a little fun on a budget – feel free to check out the products I linked below!

 Have a great day!

xo, Maddy

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  • Reply B.P.

    hello to Amerika, it is nice to see, that you found your way on the westcoast.
    kind regards from germany and I hope to see your posts like in earlier times…

    September 20, 2016 at 7:14 pm
  • Reply Liv

    Great picks!!


    September 20, 2016 at 8:12 pm
  • Reply Chelsea M.

    I never gave much credit to snakeskin but you’ve sold me on it’s potential! I absolutely love that magenta clutch and the Kate Spade snake accents!

    Chow Down USA

    September 21, 2016 at 7:49 pm
    • Reply madelinewp

      thank you! it definitely gets overlooked haha

      September 22, 2016 at 3:58 am

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