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40 Slinky And Scaly Reptile Innovations

By: Elsa Blaine - Published: Feb 5, 2009
Snakes, gators, lizards and turtles; they’re all reptiles, and they have been the inspiration for a huge slithering mass of trends. By definition, reptiles are cold-blooded creatures and have scales for skin, but society has nonetheless been eternally drawn to the sometimes vicious critters.

For years fashion has used the skins or realistic facsimiles of them, to create clothing, shoes and handbags. The flexibility and peculiar sensuality of snakes is a designers dream for designing exotic jewellery, bendable lighting and even rugs.

Whether you are attracted or repulsed by reptiles, this cluster has many intriguing finds. Don’t be afraid—slink on in.