Kickstarter/FurYoubyDoris

Doris Carvalho was a veterinarian from Brazil who took fashion classes on the side. Today she is combining her two passions to introduce the first line of “high-end” dog-hair purses. Cruella, is that you?

Fur You by Doris Kickstarter

Don’t worry, Carvalho isn’t skinning puppies in the name of accessorizing; she’s just collecting clipped dog hair from the groomer's floor to manufacture her K-9 clutches. She even has a Kickstarter campaign for people who want to throw her a bone.

Carvalho is asking for $15,000 by end of October to (don't worry, it's not to buy a dog-sized meat grinder?) fund production of 30 purses and start her dog hair business, which she will call Fur You. But stamping the words “high-end” on a product doesn’t just make it true.

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Fur You by Doris Kickstarter

“I turn this groomed dog hair that would be garbage anywhere else in the world into these handbags,” says Carvalho in her Kickstarter video. “These handbags prove that high-end can be made eco-friendly from your pet for you.”

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If the idea of pooch purse makes you sneeze, you’re probably on the same page as everyone else. But the Fur You designer says she will sterilize the dog's hair before turning it into yarn. It's a laborious task. One purse alone takes about 50 hours (that's 18 days in dog years). Are you still weirded out by the idea?

The upside is that the purses “add value to sustainable society,” Carvalho says, without elaborating.

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Fur You by Doris Kickstarter

The purses (if your dog doesn't object) will go for $1,000. If you pledge more than $1,000 to the Kickstarter campaign, Carvalho will send you a one-of-a-kind Fur You handbag. To put the price in perspective, some of the other purses in the thousand-dollar range include Stella McCartney, Alexander Wang, and a couple Prada handbags.

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Where will she get the dog hair? Apparently wherever she shows up with a broom and dustpan. Jamie Calderbank, owner of the One Lucky Dog upscale dog boutique near Tampa, says Carvalho can take all the dog hair she wants from their floor — It’s like a free cleaning service for groomers.

It was only a matter of time before dog hair made its debut in the fashion world. But our concern is not so much the eco-friendly nature of Fur You, rather the '90s unattractive awkward-sized armpit bag design.

Romina Puga is a pop culture reporter and producer for Fusion. You can find her on "Fusion Now," Fusion's daily TV updates, going over new movies, music, apps, and why D'Angelo is still sexy.