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(From Stella Magazine)
Byline: JUSTINE PICARDIE
As the editor of French Vogue, and one of the most influential women in fashion, Carine Roitfeld had the pick of Parisian couture to wear at last month's masquerade ball celebrating the magazine's 90th anniversary. That she chose a see-through leopard-print Givenchy ensemble is evidence, perhaps, that this is a pattern that does not stop repeating itself. For it seems ubiquitous this season - at Gucci, Ferragamo, Lanvin, Dries van Noten and Dolce & Gabbana - just like last year, and the year before that.
Leopard print is a shorthand for eroticism, the dress code that says 'I'm fierce, as well as wild', …