How Eurotrash Became Eurochic

by MR Magazine Staff

What connects Versace and Eastenders? No, Albert Square hasn’t been gentrified so much as to have welcomed a new boutique next to the Queen Vic. The answer is leopard print, that age-old fashionable signifier of both the European jet-set and Kat Slater. In July at the Versace menswear show, Adut slinked down the catwalk in a metallic leopard print dress, she was followed by Irina Shayk in an even sexier, low-cut version, cut open almost down to the belly button. Bella Hadid came next, in a sequinned suit jacket and matching bikini top, the trousers were low-slung, thong peeping out — it was brash, crass and Eurotrash. The last time we’d seen this on the catwalk was in the 90s, when Tom Ford’s elegant and hyper-glossy Gucci vision ruled over fashion. Read more at i-D.