- Jan 22, 2013
These novel avian looks celebrate wings, beaks and feathers to no end. Designers, make up artists and photographers have zeroed into the sheer beauty of these creatures, making a strong case for the fashion industry's ability to champion unusual and often unrelated style niches.

Emu-esque dresses and feminine feathered fineries have been a part of this growing cadre of upscale apparel and cosmetics. Celebrities have been in large part central to this shift, seen in outfits worn by Kelly Brook, Selena Gomez and Jennifer Love Hewitt. Many of these pieces are however quite accessible and are far from reserved for actresses alone. Instead, jewelry and shoes inspired by multiple elements of fowl have appeared time and time again in seasonal collections.

From Emu-Esque Dresses to Feminine Feathered Fineries: