Creatures of Couture: 12 Famous Fashion Animals

Alexander McQueen's Monarch Butterfly Dress

When Sarah Burton took the reins at Alexander McQueen after the eponymous designer's tragic death, she made a dramatic debut with this breathtaking dress. At first glance, it looks more like thousands of living insects resting in one place than an actual wearable garment—can you imagine the hours and hours that went into creating such a magical moment?!

Giovanni Giannoni for WWD

Digital Writer

From wet-nosed mascots to social-media savvy pets to creature-inspired collections, the fashion world is full of lovable animals. Click through the slideshow above for 12 of our all-time favorites.


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