As the fashionistas of the world descend upon New York City this week for the fall 2015 runway shows, we turn our attention to a style often overlooked by fashion models and editors: adorable animal-inspired accessories and clothing — our favorite!
Even if you can’t sit front row at the shows or attend the Pet Fashion Show, which also hits the catwalk this week, you can have your finger on the pulse of furry fashion with these five stylish finds.
My Pet & Me Swatch Watches
Swatch made a name for itself in the 1980s with watches featuring bold colors and wild patterns. Today, the company is keeping animal lovers on time for the shows — and beyond — with its new My Pet & Me collection. Highlights of the quirky lineup include a watch covered in French Bulldogs and a feline design called Catitude.
British jewelry designer Bill Skinner — known for his work with high-end labels such as Van Cleef & Arpels, Vivienne Westwood and Burberry — teamed up with
Anthropologie to create whimsical animal pendant necklaces. The collection, which includes a fox, a hare and an elephant, is crafted with precious
stones and fine metals, but the pieces are easily affordable.
Runway looks can seem impractical for everyday wear. Fortunately, designers are creating more wearable pieces to complement their couture collections. We love this tweet — er, sweet — T-shirt from Tory Burch, which has a step-by-step drawing of a bird. Dress it up with an A-line skirt or keep it casual with skinny
Japanese fashion label Uniqlo is introducing a new generation of fashion enthusiasts — and dog lovers — to the work of artist Keith Haring. The
line includes cozy, casual pieces showcasing Haring's recognizable designs, such as this sweatshirt with a quirky drawing of a dog.
Comfy shoes are a Fashion Week must, and these
feline flats from ModCloth are absolutely purr-fect for the rigors of runway hopping. Unfortunately, they won't be sold until spring — but it never hurts to plan ahead.