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Leopard Print Flats & Pink For Fall

Leopard print flats like the Natalie from Sarah Flint are a closet staple and pair perfectly with feminine pink for a chic fall look!

Katherine in pink Easton faux leather top, dark wash jeans, and leopard print flats - Natalie from Sarah Flint standing on sidewalk

The other day the hubby and I headed downtown Clinton for a little antiquing and lunch. Don’t mistake me…I do the shopping, and S. is persuaded to tag along by the promise of food! Hehe…😉

Katherine crossing street in downton Clinton wearing leopard print flats and pink top for fall look

It was the perfect fall day– sunny and temperate with just the slightest breeze. Fall has been warm here so far, and I took the opportunity to take my new leopard print flats from Sarah Flint out for a spin. You may remember I shared these beauties in my fall-spiration post — all about the styles and decor catching my eye this autumn. Well, I finally broke the flats in and will hence forth be wearing them everywhere!

Leopard print really does go with everything! The black, brown, and tan hues act as a neutral palette, and the dot pattern is a nice complement to stripes and florals. You can dress the print up or down, but in my opinion a little goes a long way. My favorite way to wear leopard print is on an accessory.

Let’s pop into my favorite floral and decor shop in town — Hoskins in the Flat!

Popping into one of my favorite shops in downtown Clinton - Hoskins in the Flat

Cash Register at Hoskins in the Flat
Image via Hoskins
Velvet pumpkins at Hoskins in the Flat
Image via Hoskins

My Favorite Shops Downtown Clinton:

Hoskins for florals and holiday decor

The Staffordshire Spaniel for English antiques

Fine Things for traditional home furnishings and decor

The Clinton Antique Mall for furniture and antique dishes – By the way it’s where I found the new sideboard in my living room!

Furniture at Clinton Antique Mall
Clinton Antique Mall
Dishes in cupboard at Clinton Antique Mall
Clinton Antique Mall

Outfit Details:

Katherine in pink Tuckernuck Easton blouse and leopard print flats for fall outfit look

Leopard print on a pointed toe flat is extra chic. Sarah Flint’s version, the Natalie, is exquisite with the little bow, and the calf hair is luxurious. It did take a little breaking in to stretch out the leather, and I went up a half size to a 39.5 to have enough room in the toe box. The extra cushioning in these leopard print flats makes a huge difference to walking around all afternoon.

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I love how a pointed toe flat elongates your leg and really creates an elegant silhouette. Just think of Audrey Hepburn’s classic look.

Detail view of vintage handbag from Crouch & Fitzgerald NYC tied with scarf bow from Oscar de la Renta

 

Speaking of classic vintage…I styled my fall look with two chic vintage pieces: a Crouch & Fitzgerald NYC a-frame handbag and a pink scarf from Oscar de la Renta. I love the structured lady-like look of this leather bag tied up with a scarf bow. The scarf is a fun and easy way to add a pop of color and pattern to an outfit. Here are two gorgeous Crouch & Fitzgerald bags available on eBay: a nude colored embossed top handle bag or a saddle brown bag similar to mine.

On top, I’m wearing the faux leather Easton blouse from Tuckernuck. I adore the blush color, and the cut of the top is so very flattering with princess seams and puffed sleeves. I was really afraid the top would be stiff and uncomfortable to wear, but it is not at all, and according to the tag I can machine wash it. I’ll have to report back on how that goes!

Katherine posing with pink door that matches her pink faux leather Easton blouse from Tuckernuck

By this point in the excursion, S. was begging for lunch, but as we went up the street I just had to stop for a photo with the prettiest pink door. When you find a door that matches your top in the perfect shade of blush…hello?? What else are you going to do? The door even looks good with my leopard print flats!

I totally wanted to pop inside and tell the owners what a fabulous choice they made in paint colors! But alas the door led upstairs to apartments and S. convinced me wandering strangers were probably unwelcome even if they came bearing compliments.

Katherine posing with pink door that matches her pink Easton blouse from Tuckernuck

We stopped in at E. Claire’s for coffee and sandwiches. I like the quirky atmosphere, eclectic art, and vintage furniture. They also make a delicious iced English toffee latte, and S. loves their dark roast. If you like pickles, get The Fave sandwich!

E. Claire's Coffee House gallery wall and table

Book shelves at E. Claire's Coffee House

Vintage handbag and scarf on coffee table

We had the whole coffee house to ourselves that afternoon, so we slipped off our masks and decided to eat there. We propped up our feet and sat a spell enjoying our coffees and lunch.

Katherine on sofa in Coffee House

Katherine wearing the Natalie leopard print flats from Sarah Flint on vintage sofa

More leopard print and pink styles I’m ogling:

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