Cats the new cool

I’m a cat lady, there I said it, a bona-fide cat lover. A couple of years ago being a cat lady had connotations of ‘little old lady with more cats than friends and most definitely a spinster’. Fortunately for me the tide has changed, cats are cool. Man’s best friend is just that MAN’S best friend, for all those working women out there, a cat doesn’t jump up your McQueen with muddy paws, a cat lounges on the sofa waiting for a snuggle.

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The King of cool Karl Lagerfeld publicly declared his love for his feline companion Choupette (check out this adorable video of Choupette for Net-a-Porter). While Vogue legend Grace Coddington saw fit to doodle Pumpkin, the rather fat fashion cat, on the surprisingly stylish Balenciaga Papier Tote to be sold at Fashion’s Night Out.

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Charlotte Olympia kick started the trend with her divine Kitty flats last season, seen on the fabulously fashionable blogger (A girl, A Style) Briony Whitehouse and a firm favourite of fashion icon Alex Chung. Other designers have followed suit this season producing an array of feline accessories to tickle your fancy, how cute is this playful cat ring from ASOS– a steal at only £8. Tatty Devine have a sweet cat bangle complete with whiskers and check out Marie Mercie’s quirky straw cat hats channeling Parisian chic.

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Cats are the new cool.

  • shiroknowes
    September 2, 2012

    I’m too a cat lady ! Hi there !

  • jenabovetherainbow
    September 2, 2012

    This reminds me of someone posting a Nyancat inspired outfit :DD it was pretty cool and of course cute <3

  • Fashion Mayann
    September 3, 2012

    What an adorably cute selection (especially Charlotte Olympia’s “Kitty” flats : last week, I saw a picture of Alexa Chung, on a bike, with these shoes and she looked stunning !). Thank you for following my blog, I like yours !!! Meow from Marseille, France !

  • kelliestylist
    September 4, 2012

    Gorgeous xxx

  • narcissista1
    September 9, 2012

    Huge Charlotte Olympia fan, but hadn’t seen the cat flats. Yet another excuse to go shopping. – Becca

  • fashionforlunch
    September 29, 2012

    I love this ring!
    It’s brilliant! The bangle is too!

  • fashionismee
    October 9, 2012

    Although i m not a cat person, i like the collection especially the bag 🙂

  • raesstyle
    October 11, 2012

    Love, and want those shoes.

  • therecamethiswoman
    October 20, 2012

    Too cute!

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