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My Dieppa’s

Posted 23 January 2012

I always avoided leopard print. I considered it risky business; straying into the grey area of tacky always seemed like a distinct possibility. I now realise I was being far too delicate about the whole situation. Small doses of leopard print are effortlessly chic. And even generous helpings of leopard print (like the leopard print coats making the rounds on the fashion circuit at the moment) are more cool than not. In fact, after seeing Phillip Lim’s resort collection in the flesh, I could be tempted to go all out in a leopard print blazer and pant combo.

With the exclusion of a few vintage pieces I hardly wear, these loafers are my first foray into the world of animal print. I’m all about the loafer (as you can see here), and these Dieppa Restrepo’s were the perfect first step – understated and beautifully made. Plus they are the perfect antidote to my monochrome wardrobe. Now I want leopard on my feet every chance I get!



Posted by Jessie on 24 April 2012

Hey Martha, the link is embedded in my post above. This style is sold out, but new season styles are available! xx

Posted by martha houston on 23 April 2012

where did you get the leopard loafers i want a pair can you send me the link to the thanks lov lov!!

Posted by T on 3 February 2012

They are great! I particularly love the 3 different colours on the sole/heel x

Posted by chu eva on 24 January 2012

i love your loafers i'm crazy fan of leopard prints but it's just so hard to find nice ones! xx

Posted by Jessie on 23 January 2012

Hey Joanna, I'm a 37.5 and that's what size I purchased. They are a pretty tight fit initially but that soften up a lot. Hope that helps! x

Posted by Joanna on 23 January 2012

Ive been wanting a pair of loafers from them. Do you think they run big or small? What size are yours?

Posted by Laura on 23 January 2012

Those are fantastic! I love them :) xxx Laura

Posted by LUCIA on 23 January 2012

love it!

Posted by fabliha on 23 January 2012

I've always felt the same about leopard print.... I've felt that only some designers like Givenchy can pull of leopard print - but those loafers are absolutely delightful :) xxxxx

Posted by Samantha on 23 January 2012

Wow these shoes are awesome!!

Posted by Giselle on 23 January 2012

Wearings them perfectly Jessie... your little feet! xx

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