The Cricket Skirt - a little backstory

by Kasey McMahon

bugz The cricket skirt was originally designed as a wearable terrarium, specifically for crickets. It had a surprising design flaw: the crickets chewed their way through the screen (!) We had a minor cricket infestation at the studio for a while thereafter.

Cricket skirt version 2.0 became the Ladybug Skirt, which again failed as they were small enough to set themselves free, crawl all over the wearer, etc.

Finally, the skirt has successfully morphed into the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach Skirt. Excellent for Summer evenings on the town.

Our designs generally go through a variety of changes through the build process, but this was the first time they were literally buggin’…