Get your paws on the best leopard- and animal-print swimwear and beachwear for roar-some style this summer – whether you’re jetting off to sunnier climes or making the most of a balmy staycation
The animal-print bikini
We’ve got something for all bikini fans, whether you prefer tummy control, a high-cut leg, or a longer-length tankini with a little more coverage. An animal-print bikini looks effortlessly cool. If you’re a halterneck fan, try this colourful leopard-print bikini with matching bottoms for a spot-on poolside look. Plus, there’s no need to worry about your bikini fading or elastic going saggy, as we have the best swimwear made with chlorine-resistant technology that keeps swimwear looking fresh, dip after dip.
The leopard-print swimsuit
Loved by sartorial icons from Edie Sedgwick to Kate Moss and the Spice Girls, leopard print is never out of style – and is a sure-fire way to look chic on the beach. Animal print frequently flies off the shelves at M&S and can be seen on a range of our swimwear styles, including the failsafe one-piece. We’re wild for this scoop-neck swimsuit, which features a sleek leopard print flecked with. Simply pull on a pure cotton beach cover-up for a classically stylish swimwear look with an irresistibly breezy feel. Prefer a pop of colour? Make a splash in this bold animal-print swimsuit with a super-flattering cut and square neckline.
The leopard-print dress
Why should your swimwear have all the fun? A leopard-print dress deserves a space in your warm-weather wardrobe. Throw it over beachwear as a statement cover-up or add smart accessories for a balmy evening out. Take a walk on the wild side in this hot-pink leopard-print tea dress that roars summer fun. Try the on-trend midaxi length, which falls just between the knee and the ankle.
A leopard-print dress is a contemporary classic that delivers great style all summer long. Play around with styles that combine the print with bright colours for a sunshine-ready outfit or go for a laid-back look in timeless monochrome. Dress it up with a strappy heel or down with flatform sandals, depending on the occasion.
Words: Emily Sutherland