Hats Made of Roadkill by Aspiring Fashion Designer
Aspiring fashion designer James Faulkner will be debuting a collection of hats at a fashion show in May that's sure to turn heads, but not for all the usual reasons. The hats feature bold designs made of roadkill and consist mostly of the remains of foxes, magpies, rabbits, wood pigeons, pheasants, mallards, crows and peacocks -- the one shown in the picture above is red fox and ostrich (yuck) and there are 35 others. Faulkner has been making the roadkill hats since last year (May 2009) when he noticed a dead magpie and was inspired "to make something beautiful out of something gruesome." The fashion show will mark the end of an 18 week milliners course that Faulkner has been attending.