Fall Trend Alert: Snake Print

Autumn is arriving slowly but surely in Austin — temperatures have finally dropped a few degrees, pumpkin spice is back at all the campus Starbucks locations and midterms are upon us. As the weather cools off and studies ramp up, keep an eye out for this season’s trending pattern: snake print.

Story by Sara McCann

From shoes to sweaters, snake print is sure to make repeated appearances in any fashionable student’s fall wardrobe. The versatile design comes in various neutral color combinations and appears on countless different garments, so the possibilities are endless.

As we transition seasonally from summer to fall, it’s important to make the necessary updates to your wardrobe, but it is equally important not to break the bank. Opt for investing in a few key items that can piece together any look.

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Vans Classic Slip-On Metallic Snake Sneakers ($60.00)

Versatile and comfortable enough to take you from class to a night out, these metallic slip-ons are a wardrobe must-have for fall. Pair it with leggings and a crop top for the ultimate athleisure look, then transition to a nighttime vibe with dark wash ripped jeans and a black silk cami.

Photo courtesy of Free People

 

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Bamboo Faux Snakeskin Booties ($28.69)

Upgrade your heeled bootie game with these snake skin stunners. Easily paired with raw-hemmed jeans or a pleated midi-skirt, these shoes serve as a great transitional piece.

Photo courtesy of Charlotte Russe

 

Slither Away Taupe Multi Print Shift Dress ($25)

Style this chic, girly piece with some platform sneakers to give it a little edge — bonus points for mixed metal accents or appliqué detailing. Balance breezy fabric and spaghetti straps with a cardigan — the perfect combination for warmer fall days downtown.

Photo courtesy of Tobi

 

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Reversible Vegan Crossbody ($42)

This vegan leather staple is versatile enough to upgrade any outfit. A fun pop of color on the inside lining is anything but boring, and the classic snake print on the outside will match anything.

Photo courtesy of Free People

 

Adidas by Stella McCartney Run Zip-Front Printed Performance Jacket ($180.00)

This jacket is sporty perfection. Throw it on over leggings and an athletic tee to stay warm on the way to class or stash it in your gym bag for the ideal post-workout cover-up. The basic color scheme and relaxed fit keep things fun and casual.

Photo courtesy of Neiman Marcus

 

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ASOS Varley Snake Print Legging ($119)

The high-rise waist, elastic fit and smartly positioned patterning on these leggings makes them functionally and visually ideal — a win-win. Pair with classic black tennis shoes and add in a pop of color with a bright sports bra.

Photo courtesy of ASOS