Cats: Fashion’s Latest Muse

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  • The humble household cat has become fashion's newest icon.

    Well, what d’ya know, being a crazy cat lady is no longer anything to be ashamed of. Cats are the pet du jour, don’t you know!

    It all started when monsieur Karl Lagerfeld propelled his own moggy, Choupette, into the limelight. She has her own Instagram and Twitter accounts, her own maids and won’t eat on the floor (natch). She’s even just launched a beauty range with Shu Uemura.

    Karl and Choupette have inspired us to get a bit of cat in our own lives, too. The below fashion finds hit the mark 100 per cent. It’s all about cat fun without having the responsibility of actually owning a real one.

    The cat clutch: Karl Lagerfeld Monster Choupette Collection. Available exclusively in KARL stores. £245.

    Yes, it’s a little scary but it’s proper funny and a little bit angelic looking, too. And, it’s Choupette. Mais oui, we’ll have one!


    The cat trainer: Claudie Peirlot X Vivetta Capsule Collection. £159.

    Actually too brilliant for words. We want. Wear with cropped denim and a white oversized shirt.


    The cat phone case: H&M. £3.99.

    Perfect for catty comments, and catty convos. Need we say more?


    The cat jumper: Markus Lupfer at Matches. £279.

    Look at that face. Sold!

     The cat bag: Charlotte Olympia, £495.

    Following on from the highly popular and successful cat ballet pumps, we’re sure this bag, and the oyster card holder from the same range, will be a massive hit. I mean, if there ever was a chic cat product THIS is it.


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