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Everyone in Williamsburg Wants to Look like Davy Crockett

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There are now enough people in Williamsburg wearing dead raccoons on their heads for Gawker TV to declare coonskin caps an official trend. Of course, Marc Jacobs has been attaching fuzzy tails to things for years, but don't tell the mustachioed gentleman in the video who complains that he pioneered the trend (and then congratulates himself on his awesome pun.) Coonskin caps have also been spotted in Soho boutiques, perched high atop André Leon Talley, and on Parks and Recreations, where Aziz Ansari utterly fails to score with pick-up lines like "Damn, girl, your hotness killed my raccoon."
· Coonskin Caps: The Latest Fauxhemian Fashion Must-Have? [Gawker TV]