Sun. Jan 29th, 2023
Kylie Jenner’s Lion Dress Didn’t Kill Mufasa—but Might as Well Have

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty

Kylie Jenner might not have put on a safari outfit, jumped in a jeep, and gunned down a lion to make her latest viral dress, but the Internet is nonetheless out for blood.

On Monday, Jenner walked Schiaparelli’s runway in Paris, swathed in what can only be described as a fashion conscious taxidermist’s fever dream. It was a beautifully cut velvet strapless gown, ruched to high heaven. And there, jutting off her right boob, was a big ol’ Mufasa head whose eyes were almost as dead as those of its model.

In a write-up of Schiaparelli’s stunning take on Percival C. McLeach chic, CNN notes that in Monday’s show notes, creative director Daniel Roseberry attributed the collection’s artistic inspiration to Dante’s “Inferno” and the nine circles of hell. The collection includes faux taxidermied corpses of a lion (representing pride), a leopard (lust, as worn by Canadian model Shalom Harlow), and a she-wolf (avarice, as worn by Naomi Campbell).

Read more at The Daily Beast.


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