We stumbled across these images on the bicycle site PinkBike.com and noted parallels with the helmet-use debate in motorcycling. With our curiosity piqued, we researched the photos and discovered that they appear to have been part of a 2007 campaign in favor of motorcycle helmet use by the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP). According to AIP, their “mission is […]
Fur Helmets in Fashion?
Karl Lagerfeld picks up on the two-wheel trend
Fashion mogul Karl Lagerfeld, designer for Chanel and Fendi, noticed the popularity of scooters last year so he couldn’t resist adding the mink-covered helmet to his winter 2010 ready-to-wear collection. “Now everyone is on scooters, even chic women, so we had to do the helmet,” said Lagerfeld. The helmets are “road ready” and are even equipped with an iPod connection.
I knew if I held on to my fur covered helmet long enough it would make a come back!