There’s a reason it’s called a catwalk, you know. Since the inception of runway shows, leopard spots of all forms have been a mainstay. In the ’50s, they were a favorite of Monsieur Dior; Yves Saint Laurent championed the print in the’70s; and today, designers from Dries Van Noten to Alber Elbaz have dedicated whole collections to the exotic pattern.
What’s more is that just like real-world leopards, no two designers’ takes on the spots and dots are the same. In the hands of Rei