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You Don't Need to Fear Animal Print

Here's how to embrace your wild side.
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Prints can be daunting in menswear, especially if you're not the showy, ostentatious type. But animal print is just one of those style moves that seems to constantly resurface in a variety of ways; it's high time you try it out for yourself.

Don't be intimidated—all you need is a printed sneaker, or a shirt you can layer to incorporate it. Here are some of the best ways to pull it off. 

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Topman Tiger Print Collar Shirt
Camp collar shirts are still going strong as one of the best options for spring. This one looks cool on its own, or layered under a black denim jacket. 

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Vans Era 
Printed Vans Eras are classics. Wear them with all black, or black and white. 

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Zara Animal Jacquard Sweatshirt 
This Zara sweater has a solid navy grounding, which makes it feel a little less busy than an all-over print. Wear it with navy pants.

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Converse Chuck 70 
When in doubt of how to pull off a new print or color, a sneaker is an easy way to do it. Especially one in a shape as familiar as a Chuck 70. 

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Allsaints Apex Leopard Print Shirt 
Allsaints does a printed shirt well. This is an easy way to style it, too—leave it open over a plain tee to break up the print.

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Dr. Martens 1461 Zebra Shoe 
For when you can't wear a sneaker, but still need something fun.

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The Kooples Tiger Print Camp Shirt 
Swap out your normal dress shirt for this and you've got yourself an entire new look. 

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DSquared2 Bowling Shirt 
If you're not one for something showy, a subtle stripe is just enough animalistic detailing. 

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Saint Laurent Camp Collar Shirt 
Animal print goes beyond just tigers and leopards. Marine life counts, too.

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Dolce & Gabbana Camp Collar Shirt
Printed, but tastefully.

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Gucci Tiger Print Sweater 
And because Gucci does animal print as hard as possible, a striped sweater with a full tiger face. 

This story originally appeared on Esquire.com. Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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