Last week I received an email newsletter from one of my shoe shops of choice, Sambag and thought how cute the animal print loafers were.

Autumn Winter Shoes form Sambag

Within an hour, I received an email from another of my favourite shoe shops, Wittner which featured these shoes.

Shoes from Wittner

Then yesterday I was walking past a Sportscraft store and they had this outfit in the window.

Autumn Fashion from Sportscraft

So it looks like Animal Print fabrics are on trend for Autumn Winter here in Australia.

It made me think of this room, which I cut from a Queensland Homes magazine many years ago.

from Queensland Homes Magazine

I have used this image to inspire a client (who had a wood panelled sun room) to go with the architecture and create a room that enhances the panelling (which she hated) rather than covering it over with plasterboard.

Sun room by Inside Out Colour and Design

Vicki Archer of French Essence has also been on the hunt. She spotted these stairs in a shop in Melbourne.

via French Essence

If you would like to introduce a little animal into your home, you could add these scatter cushions and throws.

Masi Cushion and Throw from Rapee

Or contact us for some assistance.

I’m off to the Furniture Fair today, so I’ve packed my pith helmet and stun gun in case the place is swarming with animals. I’ll be back on Friday to show you my catch.

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  1. I am partial to a bit of animal print! Adds a bit of fun to an outfit or a room. Have a lovely weekend! Tracey xx

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