Gallery: Sruli Recht Makes A Creepy Ring With A Strip of His Own Flesh

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Sruli Recht’s Autumn/Winter 2013 menswear collection has plenty to delight and astonish: polygonal militia jackets derived from walnut wood, sweaters composed of unwound lambswool skeins, and even Trojan Horse-like veneer boots with hinged openings. No item is more surprising, however, than the Icelandic designer’s “Forget Me Knot” ring, a one-of-a-kind bauble made with a swath of flesh from Recht’s own abdomen. (Click below the fold for a video of the operation if you have the stomach for it.)

Would you wear human leather?

  • 54 Votes HELL NO! Animals yes, humans no.
  • 127 Votes HELL NO! Only faux leather for me, thanks.
  • 63 Votes HELL YES! How is it different from any kind of animal leather?

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