Vogue's 'The Influence of Fashion Pets' acknowledges a growing obsession with designer-owned animals. Karl Lagerfeld's cat Choupette is now a four-legged style icon, followed by Net-a-Porter and photographed for V Magazine. Virgina Bates' turtle Daniel has been the subject of recent interviews. The industry gurus have proven that fascination abounds their possessions, especially when it comes to live creatures.
Writer Aimee Farrel discusses the relationship between pets and seasonal collections with Henry Holland, Katie Hillier, Anna Laub and Geoffrey Linch. The dialogue suggests that there is a direct correlation, although fans of the labels would hardly guess as much. David Yeo captured the four subjects next to their beloved birds, rabbits and dogs, putting furry faces to their sources of inspiration.