I was compelled to look up the rest of Givenchy's F/W '11 Collection (found here) and fell in love, this begs the question: How have I only found this now?!
There are several differences between Givenchy's cat motif and that which is/was popular. The main thing being that Givenchy's cat, is not even that really, more of a panther. Even the lines and fabrics of the collection emulate a sleek, stealthy, powerful panther. There is a jungle feel that becomes more prevalent as the collection progresses, which simply enhances the sleek aesthetic whilst injecting a sense of exoticism into the collection.
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