Meet stars including Caroline Flack, Vicky Pattison and Cheryl who go wild for leopard print and how to get the look for less

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IT’S a jungle out there in the shops… and I couldn’t be happier.

The high street is overrun with animal prints, as snake, zebra and tiger stripes each get their moment in the spotlight.

 The 29-year-old Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge Just Can’t Get Enough of spots and nor can we, as a leather jacket breaks up the print — easy, tiger!

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The 29-year-old Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge Just Can’t Get Enough of spots and nor can we, as a leather jacket breaks up the print — easy, tiger!

But leopard print still knocks the spots off the rest — and is favoured by countless celebs.

On my last shopping trip, I couldn’t find one store that didn’t have a little leopard for me to purr over.

Now, I’m not usually one for a bold look. When it comes to fashion, I am the queen of minimal.

My wardrobe is an understated symphony of grey, navy and black — but leopard print is the glue that holds it all together.

 Geordie Vicky, 31, opted for a tiger belt to cinch in her red leopard number, roar-some!

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Geordie Vicky, 31, opted for a tiger belt to cinch in her red leopard number, roar-some!
 Even at 50, Kylie can send fans wild with this daring frock, the thigh’s the limit

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Even at 50, Kylie can send fans wild with this daring frock, the thigh’s the limit

I throw on a little leopard and immediately go from drab to fab. Leopard is the new black. There, I said it.

Feeling uninspired? Reach for a leopard-print coat and you will be strutting down the street in no time.

Asos has found roaring success with the pattern, with customers of the site snapping up 1.3million leopard-style products in a single year.

It is not a mere trend — it is a movement.

 Relaxing in a leopard-print blouse, the 21-year-old entrepreneur Kylie Jenner is intent on clawing her way to the top

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Relaxing in a leopard-print blouse, the 21-year-old entrepreneur Kylie Jenner is intent on clawing her way to the top
 The Love Island host Caroline Flack was feline fine when celebrating her 39th birthday in all-over leopard print earlier this month

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The Love Island host Caroline Flack was feline fine when celebrating her 39th birthday in all-over leopard print earlier this month

Jo Weldon, author of Fierce: The History Of Leopard Print, says the primal woman in each of us recognises the leopard as a strong, agile and sexy animal. It’s in our DNA.

Leopard print has had its critics, but get images of Corrie’s Bet Lynch out of your head right now. Screen legends like Bette Davis and Audrey Hepburn have given it a whirl. Even the Queen has.

And don’t forget Mel B. I mean, hello. Girl power. Enough said.

Leopard 2018 is considered chic. If Dolce & Gabbana, Versace and Victoria Beckham have decreed it a must-have, who are we to argue? That is a pack worth following.

 Fresh from her wild comeback on The X Factor, 35-year-old Chezza looks just as fierce in this coat and we bet she didn’t paws for thought before she threw it on

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Fresh from her wild comeback on The X Factor, 35-year-old Chezza looks just as fierce in this coat and we bet she didn’t paws for thought before she threw it on
 Always Klassy, the TV host, 40, is spot-on to team print with black

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Always Klassy, the TV host, 40, is spot-on to team print with black

Designer Christian Dior said: “To wear leopard print, you must have a kind of femininity which is a little bit sophisticated.”

I couldn’t agree more. So, ladies, unleash your wild side and join the feline revolution that packs a punch — and looks pretty great, too.

These are some of the famous faces leading the way.

Get the look

ON the prowl for some leopard print? Here is our round-up of the high street’s finest.

 Pair this with a smart shirt to create a work-appropriate outfit
Pair this with a smart shirt to create a work-appropriate outfit
 Stand out for all the right reasons in this furry number
Stand out for all the right reasons in this furry number
  • Faux-fur coat, £69 from Dorothy Perkins — buy now
 These boots were definitely made for walking
These boots were definitely made for walking
  • Boots, £45 from Miss Selfridge — buy now
 This trench coat is the perfect combination of sexy meets smart
This trench coat is the perfect combination of sexy meets smart
  • Trench coat, £110 from Lipsy — buy now
 This jumpsuit is perfect for the party season
This jumpsuit is perfect for the party season
 This bag is the perfect way to introduce leopard print into your wardrobe
This bag is the perfect way to introduce leopard print into your wardrobe
 Keep yourself warm this winter in this cute jacket
Keep yourself warm this winter in this cute jacket
  • Jacket, £30 from I Saw It First — buy now
 These heels are perfect for every day as they're not too high
These heels are perfect for every day as they’re not too high
Aisleyne Hogan-Wallace posts a raunchy video of her dancing in a leopard-print thong leotard in a mirror-selfie



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