Whenever I saw a lady wearing snakeskin outfits, I just can’t help but admiring her look. If leopard prints are considered wild and savage, then snakeskin prints are probably considered as cool, mysterious, and posh. I have been avoiding snakeskin prints for such a long term as I always thought snakeskin is not easy to pair with other colors. Well, I was obviously so wrong. Snakeskin is definitely more versatile than you think! So ladies, when it comes to what colors go well with snakeskin, here are my top 5 tips! Enjoy!
1. Go black for a classic no-fail look
The timeless print like snakeskin always looks good with the classic black. If you think snakeskin is a little bit too intimidating to wear, style it with a black top or black jacket is always going to balance out the vibes. To me, snakeskin represents sophistication, confidence, and sexiness. That’s also why classic black is always one of the most compatible colors to make your whole outfit looks put together. Plus, with the black canvas, you can highlight your snakeskin boots or skirts easily!
2. Style snakeskin with white for a classy yet refreshing look
Not gonna lie, compare to black, white is probably my favorite! Don’t get me wrong, both black and white looks gorgeous with snakeskin prints. But if you want to achieve a softer look with a serene vibe, white is a no brainer. While the pattern of snakeskin can look a bit complicated, snakeskin has a cool undertone. That being said, light and cool colors like white, grey, silver, beige are always harmonious colors when it comes to snakeskin prints. White just brings out the classiness of the snake print and makes your outfit look ten times more expensive visually!
3. Pair snake print with similar color for a tone on tone complete look
While most of the snakeskin has a cool white and grey tone, some got a warm brown hue or even a pink hue. So when it comes to what colors go well with snake print, there’s no standard answer as it all depends on what kind of prints you are styling today. Despite black and white, we can always style the snakeskin pattern with an easy tone on tone. If you are wearing a brown snakeskin top, the safest way is styling it with the plain khaki dress to complete your look!
By the way, if you want some variations to your outfit, always finish your look with different fabrics. For example, if you wear a chiffon snake-print blouse, you can choose a heavier fabric like tweed for the dress. Layering different fabrics can always make you look more fashionable and chic.
4. Avoid style your snake prints with other lousy patterns
I love Victoria but I think we all will agree that the above outfit is a bit…tacky. Style a leopard prints top with bright purple lace and snakeskin patches here and there is definitely a combination of fashion disasters. While this case is a little bit extreme, what I am trying to say is to avoid style your snake prints with other big prints. Instead of competing with other big prints, you want your snake prints to be the highlight of the outfit. This is probably why snake prints always look good on neutral and classic colors like beige, white, brown, and grey, these colors just provide a perfect canvas to showcase the animal prints.
That being said, the colors that create too much contrast with the snakeskin prints is not that desirable. All high saturation and neon colors like bright yellow, shocking pink is definitely a big No-no.
5. Start your snakeskin prints styling with something less significant if you are not used to animal prints
If you are wondering what colors go well with snakeskin prints, you are probably new to animal prints styling and feel overwhelming about all the colors and styling. If styling a long snake print dress with a black heel still makes you feel a bit too bold, let’s start with something small! Besides clothing, we can always try the belt, scarf, shoes, and bags first. For me, I tried the snakeskin corset belt for a while before the snakeskin long dress, this just makes my animal prints journey less overwhelming!
So ladies, here are the 5 solid tips when it comes to what colors go with snakeskin! If you have read all the tips above, you probably realized snake print is actually not that hard to style! With different color pairings, you can have different styles. The combination is endless! Now let’s have a quick recap first.
- Go black for a classic no-fail look
- Style snakeskin with white for a classy yet refreshing look
- Pair snake print with similar color for a tone on tone complete look
- Avoid style your snake prints with other lousy patterns
- Start your snakeskin prints styling with something less significant if you are not used to animal prints
If you are interested in classy styling, you may be interested in following tips as well, see you there ladies!