Gallery: Extreme Upcycling? Couture Hats, Headpieces Made From Roadkill

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Photos by David Anderson

Maybe we’ve got roadkill on the brain, but here’s another fine example of creative taxidermy for wearing atop your noggin. Scotsman James Faulkner’s elegant feathered hats all have colorful pasts—after all, they’re garnished with pieces of genuine roadkill. While these macabre toppers aren’t for the faint of heart, they’re certainly more humane than slaughtering defenseless animals in the name of fashion.

Are these roadkill head-toppers haute or not?

  • 135 Votes So HAUTE...this is one killer look.
  • 35 Votes So NOT...morbid, much?

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5 Responses to “Extreme Upcycling? Couture Hats, Headpieces Made From Roadkill”

  1. pamcakes says:

    gorgeous!

  2. utilitu says:

    Love it – saw an owl on the side of the road a few weeks ago, and now wish I would have taken the long road back to pick it up. Next time… Thanks for the great post.

  3. hops says:

    A squashed animal on my head? OMG!
    But reading about animal farming, i changed my mind.
    No animals were killed for the purpose of hats..
    TUMBS APP.
    HUR
    HUR
    Have a nice day Faulker. x Linder

  4. charlette says:

    love it- saw an owl on the side of the road and decided to have and made and face mask

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