Cats can't wear corsets and other grumbles from Gaultier By Carrie Gorman | Posted: Thu 04 Feb 2010 Jean Paul Gaultier once created a corset for his cat. The designer - whose collections are famed for their boned waists - wanted to make a bespoke item for his beloved feline but soon realised it wasn't a good idea. He said: "Do you know that cats can't wear corsets? They can't stand! Not at all - they just fall over. I know because I tried!".