Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, Victoria Beckham and Kylie Jenner – these are just some of the celebrities taking on this hot cow print trend.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 10: Meghan, Duchess of S

Animal print is the trend of the moment and beyond snake and leopard print, cow hide pieces bring more heat to this global trend. Mango and Mr Price are just some of the stores that have cow print items on sale. Belts, bags, boots and shirts – no item is off limits.

This trend has been worn in three main styles: leather hide, synthetic hide and cow skin print. While not the most vegan friendly trend, even termed controversial when the Duchess of Sussex and Beyoncé wore it, the synthetic and printed shirts will be a better option for those who are anti consuming any animal products. 

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This trend need no further certification of cool other than Doja Cat’s ode to cows: 

Kylie Jenner

Model Maya Stepper 

Victoria Beckham

Nail art

Dua Lipa

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This trend is hot right now, but cow hide leather designs are nothing new in the fashion world. Designers such as Givenchy in 2013, DSquared2 in 2018 and Victoria Beckham earlier this year dabbled with this print.


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Shop the trend here:

MRP Animal print block heel - R100

MRP animal print block heel

Mango buckle leather belt - R599

Mango Buckle leather belt

MRP animal print crossbody bag - R100

MRP animal print crossbody bag

Chulaap x Ifele leather sandals - contact designer for price

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