“Vogue” Shunned Shark Week, Celebrated Cat Week Instead

Sadly though, they didn’t really make the most of it.

1. This week, decided to grab itself a (small) slice of the cat-loving Internet’s pie:

With International Cat Day being celebrated across the globe on August 8, we decided to extend the experience online, ergo—it’s Cat Week on

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2. But if you were expecting couture cat fashion shows and exclusive interviews with Choupette Lagerfeld, prepare to be disappointed.

Vogue has only posted a single piece of cat content a day. (At least so far.)

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3. Things started sensibly, with a kitty-themed market slideshow:

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4. A selection of Vogue’s selection:


L—R: designs by Paul Andrew Rhea, Dolce & Gabbana, and Gucci.

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5. Next up, Instagram moments!

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6. Mostly an excuse for self-proclaimed cat lady Grace Coddington to show off her pets.


(Although the cat to the right is not hers, it’s still very much a Voguette.)

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7. Speaking of:

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8. This sketch is lovely.

And just remember: next time you’re stuck standing at Altuzarra, Grace Coddington’s cat really could score a front row seat if she asked. How does that make you feel?

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9. And why not reminisce a little, with fun feline fashion editorial memories?

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10. The highlight: this Tim Walker shoot from September 2005.

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11. Now, is it too much to hope that today’s (final) piece will include snaps of Anna Wintour posing in one of these new Grumpy Cat-emblazoned tees?

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12. Yes, yes it is. But now we’ll all at least have the mental image.

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