Saturday, April 15, 2006


New Fashion ‘Bug’

`This season’s creepiest fashion accessory is a live, bejeweled cockroach worn as jewelry – and what better place for roach couture than New York?

“This really reinforces my theory that society is imploding,” cracked Pete Donelan of Princeton, whose meal at a tony wine bar was interrupted by the sight of our live cockroach – Kafka – scurrying up its wearer’s arm.

The giant Madagascar hissing cockroach, which is about three inches long and actually does hiss, is partially covered in brightly colored Swarovski crystals, which are glued to its hard outer shell.’

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