Cartier's Emblematic Feline That Allows It To Keep Clawing Back Into Our Consciousness
Esquire Singapore|Winter 2021
There’s certainly an allure to Cartier’s emblematic feline that allows it to keep clawing back into our consciousness.
Asri Jasman

The Panthère de Cartier is nothing short of an icon. What started as an abstract representation of the big cat in 1914—visible only through spot motifs on a timepiece—has evolved to include various interpretations ranging from full-bodied, almost biologically accurate designs to more creative renderings.

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