- May 13, 2009   Updated: Apr 5 2011
Ouch! This collection of spiky innovations can hurt you if you get too close. From cactus chairs covered in thorns to spiky stilettos, this pointed group of products proves that not everything in this world is warm and fuzzy.

I'm particularly fond of the spiky bolero jacket sported by musician Fritz Helder. What's your spiketastic innovation of choice?

Implications - Spikes, studs and other coutorture pieces are more prevalent in today's fashion industry than ever before. It seems that things that were once seen as taboo are becoming widely accepted by society, starting with the fashion community's fascination with the dominatrix aesthetic. This may be a result of the power-woman movement of the can-do female in today's society.

15 Spiky Innovations: