Foxfire by Alexa Forney

For generations, foxes and fashionable women have had a contentious relationship.

But a new era has dawned, and now fashionable ladies and foxes can coexist in peace. As a gesture of friendship, foxes are lending their gift of foxfire to the women of the world, in exchange for admittance to their fancy cocktail parties.

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This concept evolved fairly quickly from a rough sketch–of my ideations it was my strong favorite from the get-go. Drafting an altered Peter Pan collar was my first step; my classmates suggested that a fully stuffed fox would stray into neck-pillow territory, so I opted instead for a thick velvet fabric that would have some volume on its own.

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I left both ends open after sewing the collar to allow insertion and adjustment of my LED array; they are wired parallel to each other. One in each ear, two in the tail.

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Foxfire!