Blame it on safari withdrawls, but I am loving the idea of upping the animal ante in my wardrobe with some major, large scale giraffe prints…

coco+kelley now and then giraffe print

Inspired by this vintage image of Gloria Vanderbilt, I went on my own little safari (ahem) for something similar. And, my oh my, did I find a goodie.

The boutique label A.W.A.K.E. created by Natalia Alaverdian, fashion director of Harper’s Bazaar Russia, is exactly what I was looking for! But even better, with the petite editor designing updated versions of some very classic silhouettes…

AWAKE SS13 giraffe print skirt

AWAKE SS13 pink

AWAKE SS13 white dress

AWAKE SS13 giraffe print

AWAKE SS13 giraffe print dress

AWAKE SS13 pink gown

I, for one, hope that there is another collection from Miss Alaverdian on the way very soon. In the meantime, you can see the entire lookbook on her pinterest page, and shop the collection on moda operandi.

6 responses on “THEN + NOW :: THE GIRAFFE PRINT

  1. Franki

    There’s a lot of “splotch” there…however…who am I to say wearing my leopard sweats…franki

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About Cassandra LaValle

Cassandra LaValle is the founder and editor-in-chief of coco+kelley where she explores trends in fashion, decor and entertaining, highlighting pieces that exude classic design and glamour. As a designer, she consults clients across the globe on styling their homes and private events from her offices in Seattle.