There's a lot to love about this bold breed of footwear. To start: The print demands attention without trying too hard. Also, it works across all shoe categories, from knee-high boots to mules and everything in between. Whichever direction you take, expect to feel a high of fashion know-how confidence when you slip into a pair this winter.
And while mastering the art of a well-styled animal motif is an intimidating feat for any of us, this particular print is easier to work with than you'd think. Actual snakes might be creepy, but we promise there's nothing scary about this trend. To prove it, we've collected the best street style inspiration along with some surprising style tips to help you master the look.