07/10/2011 11:37 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Design + Decorate: Animal House Trend

With lobster necklaces from Tatty Devine, parakeet clutches at Erin Fetherston, appliqued giraffes from Markus Lupfer and the dog-emblazoned jumper that launched a thousand imitations from Balenciaga, the last couple of seasons have seen the rise and rise of the quirky animal trend in fashion. Even the usually understated Victoria Beckham is at it with her love them or loathe them kitty cat prints.

And these days, where fashion leads, homeware surely follows and the animal trend is no exception – pick an animal, any animal..: