Lions and tigers and bears oh my! Not the usual line one might recite whilst walking along the white sands of a popular sunbathing beach, but this season fierce animal prints are in vogue. A long time favourite among the animal prints is the Leopard bikini, a design that oozes sultry sex appeal when executed correctly. There’s no direct science to finding the perfect leopard bikini, it all comes down to personal style and of course, confidence!Animal print fashion is by no means a new phenomenon. The trend emerged years ago and has been gaining ground ever since, with designers taking inspiration from the wild and captivating patterns and textures which are now available in a number of sort after fabrics.The main reason cited for the popularity of animal print is the emotions generated by it in different situations. A leopard bikini can evoke passion, confidence and inner strength, with a dash of desire; just in case the flesh baring design of a bikini isn’t enough. For those of us who would rather keep our fierceness for the exclusive benefit of our partners, a leopard bikini top can induce a power rush of confidence and esteem when worn under a loosely fitting low cut caftan, revealing just a hint of the fiery animal print, yet enough to get hearts racing.For a fun and flirtatious look, team an animal print monokini with a pair of cut off denim shorts, over size white singlet and of course some aviator sunnies and straw trilby hat. Add some sparkle to your look with a selection of gold and bamboo cuff bangles and hoop earrings for a look that’s perfect for an afternoon drink or a spot of shopping.With surprisingly varied design options truly the leopard bikini is the cat’s meow for this season. Shoppers can select from a range of different styles including the Brazilian cut, monokini and the in vogue high waisted bottoms.However, although the bikini continues its evolution, animal prints are one re-emerging trend gaining popularity this season, from accents and hints of the fierce prints to entire bikini’s in one solid print, this is a trend falling directly off the runways and into boutiques making the perfect addition to any wardrobe that is sure to add a new dynamic to your personal style.It’s time to escape the concrete jungles of the world and head to the beach, discovering your inner wild side with a fun and evocative animal print bikini this season. For poolside glam sport a sexy monokini in a zebra print for a classic look, teamed with a white floppy hat and black sunnies or for the beach try a fierce leopard bikini that will minimize the dreaded tan lines.