However, one enterprising fashionista recognized opportunity in all this "accidental fur," which she now resurrects as one-of-a-kind roadkill couture muffs, cuffs, legwarmers, armwarmers, pompoms and neck-pieces. "Each luxurious piece is hand made, individually numbered, custom tailored to each owner’s specifications, befitting an heirloom investment," explains Pamela Paquin about Petite Mort Fur. "Our mantra is: Good taste is never at the expense of an other.”
In addition to repurposing the roadkill fur, Petite Mort also donates a percentage of each purchase to the "critical pathways" project which creates underpasses to help the local wildlife of New England safely cross roads and heavily-trafficked corridors.
I love the fact that no new animals were killed to feed our fashion habit, plus it answers the pressing question of whether, post-Apocalypse, one will still be able to look fabulous & glam.
- Lesley Scott
The feel of this endeavor is very congruent with the vibe of the Apocalytical fashion tribe, which is characterized by a certain rough-hewn chic. For more of my posts about the Apocalytical tribe, CLICK HERE. To learn more about each of fashion's four mega-tribes that I track, START HERE.