I once saw an entire flock of birds fly full-speed into a chainlink fence. It was probably the worst experience of my life.
And this dress is really bringing back the memories:
Matthew Williamson dress with beads and feather embellishment, $1992.00, netaporter.com
p.s. As usual, if you're a new reader and are totally confused about the whole raccoon thing right now, click on the "Martin" link below to get filled in. The post at the very bottom of that page has your explanation.