The Michael Kors Spring 2012 collection was presented yesterday during New York Fashion Week.

Between the warm marigold, mustard and tan colour palette plus the animal prints I live for this ‘Afriluxe’ collection. I was totally in my element.

I expected American sportswear, but was served tribal prints, safari chic and punchy python.

We saw tie-dyed skirts, tops and dresses alongside cool sage rompers, hand dyed blanket dresses, colourful ponchos, silk anoraks, python trench coats, a leopard feathered handkerchief gown and swimsuits paired with belts.

I loved the patchwork shift dress above; Zoe Saldana would floor me in this dress.

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Key accessories included python bags, cross-body bags, gladiator flat sandals, woven backpacks messenger bags and wide leather belts.

Orlando Pita gave the models a knotted – almost dreadlock-like – low ponytail for a modern rustic finish.

Front Row: Zoe Saldana, Courtney Love, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Michael Douglas

Favourites: Animal print patchwork dress and tie-dye poncho

Who I See Wearing This Collection: Zoe Saldana, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Simpson, Heidi Klum, Beyonce Knowles, Kerry Washington, Maggie Q, Hilary Swank and Blake Lively