Kylie Jenner’s lion headdress: Everything you need to know about the stars’ head-turning looks at Haute Couture Week

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Nothing says wild like utilizing an apex predator as a brooch. On Monday, Kylie Jenner stole the present on Schiaparelli’s couture runway in Paris when she arrived in a black velvet strapless costume adorned with a life-size lion’s head – a preview from the label’s Spring-Summer time 2023 couture assortment , which debuted moments later.

The hyper-realistic pretend head (full with a manicured mane) lined Jenner’s total torso. She completed the outfit with a pair of black Schiaparelli slingbacks gold embossed toes.
Naomi Campbell walks the runway during Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2023.

Naomi Campbell walks the runway throughout Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring-Summer time 2023. Credit: Estrop/Getty Photographs

Kylie Jenner attends the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2023 show on Monday wearing an eye-catching accessory.

Kylie Jenner attends the Schiaparelli Haute Couture Spring-Summer time 2023 present on Monday carrying an attention grabbing accent. Credit: Jacopo Raule/Getty Photographs

Shortly after taking her seat, Jenner’s surreal lion look was noticed again on the runway alongside a number of different animal ensembles. In keeping with the present notes, the gathering was impressed by Dante’s “Inferno” and the 9 circles of Hell – a metaphor for the doubts and artistic anguish all artists expertise, Inventive Director wrote Daniel Roseberry.

Borrowing from the three animals featured within the 14th-century poem, Roseberry has reinterpreted the leopard, lion and she-wolf within the assortment; “represents lust, pleasure, and greed, respectively.” Naomi Campbell modeled a boxy black fake fur coat with a wolf’s head poking out of the left shoulder, whereas Canadian mannequin Shalom Harlow wore a strapless snow leopard tube costume with a roaring cat’s head bursting by means of the chest.

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The attention-catching items have been made fully by hand from foam resin and different man-made supplies. Although Schiaparelli states that the items are “faux-taxidermy,” the visible parallel to trophy looking means some social media customers could discover the gathering troublesome to understand.

However for Roseberry, if the garments encourage concern, then they’re doing their job. “Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso: one can not exist with out the opposite,” he concluded within the present notes. “It’s a reminder that there isn’t any heaven with out hell; there isn’t any pleasure with out sorrow; there isn’t any ecstasy of creation with out the agony of doubt.”