Safari style brings to mind images of practical khaki pants, muted tones and exotic animal prints. Safari fashion style clothing is far from new but this spring, it’s back in a fresh and modern way. This season designers have gotten more creative with this look.

Here are 5 ways to take on this trend that won’t make you look like Jungle Jane.

Following we present the ultimate guide to this season’s sun drenched safari style – get the inside track on everything from where to go for an idyllic getaway to the ultimate utility-chic women travel clothes buys.

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1. The Instant Wardrobe Update: Valentino Accessories


Invest in: Get adventurous with your outfit add-ons, using pieces such as Valentino’s mask heeled sandals and giraffe pendant chokers. Then pair with a lightweight shirt dress and subtly bronzed skin, courtesy of Kevyn Aucoin’s sculpting powder.

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1. VALENTINO GARAVANI sculpted heel gladiator sandals, $1,595.00

2. VALENTINO GARAVANI ‘Giraffe’ choker necklace, $945.00

3. 3.1 PHILLIP LIM midi shirt dress, $609.59

4. KEVYN AUCOIN The Sculpting Powder, $44.00


2. The Dream Getaway: & Beyond Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge


Go to: Don’t just wear it, live it! This sublime safari lodge in Botswana boasts nine private rooftop suites and overlooks an exotic lagoon teeming with wildlife. Look out for roan antelopes, leopards and elephants from your private deck or take a helicopter tour around Okavango Delta.

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1. BALMAIN wrap-style front jacket, $1,361.00

2. Nº21  embellished snakeskin effect sliders, $703.39

3. SACAI A-line skirt, $661.70

4. ROCHAS giraffe print boxy top, $401.18


3. The New Name to Know: Muveil


Be an early adopter of: The arbiter of this trend is also one to namedrop to your fashion-forward friends – designer Michiko Nakayama is the woman behind this flourishing Japanese brand. Kitsch prints and sporty silhouettes make up her notable style signatures. She says ‘Animals in my favourite taxidermy store, Deyrolle in Paris, inspired the collection. I reimagined them in a safari world.’

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1. MUVEIL jungle print boxy blouse, $257.95

2. MARNI ‘Fussbett’ embellished sandals, $1,080.00

3. DSQUARED2 cropped cargo trousers, $890.00

4. RAY-BAN Sunglasses, $205.00



4. Your Packing List


Invest in: Accessorize an easy-breezy evening look with an adventure-inspired tote by Charlotte Olympia, and amp up a relaxed breakfast with a transparent Roberto Cavalli leopard print tunic. A protective straw hat and SPF moisturiser are safari jeep must-haves. And don’t forget that copy of Karen Blixen’s literary classic Out of Africa for cultural kudos.

Clockwise from left: Straw hat by Dsqaured2 from Vitkac, Ultra Sun Protection SPF 50 Primer by Chantecaille from Space NK

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1. CLARK’S BOTANICALS Smoothing Marine Cream, $115.00

2. ROBERTO CAVALLI leopard print tunic dress, $583.11

3. PAULA CADEMARTORI fringe high-heel sandals, $708.60

4. CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA ‘Around the World’ tote, $1,713.30



5. The Style Icon: Lauren Hutton


Channel: The enviable actress and covergirl Lauren Hutton on safari in Kenya, effortlessly dressed in a linen safari jacket and espadrilles. Lightweight linen separates by Dusan and Adam Lippes, as well as safari-to-swimming pool striped sandals will help you on your way to supermodel style.

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1. SOLUDOS striped espadrille sandals, $64.31

2. ADAM LIPPES cropped trousers, $630.00

3. SHINOLA ‘Runwell 41mm’ watch, $550.00

4. DUSAN belted short sleeve coat, $769.19



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  1. Hey ! Thank you I was planning on going to a safari with my wife and son to see lions and giraffes. Style is important in every situation !!

    Thank you for all your suggestions, you have a really good taste.

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