Last week, people across the world celebrated the year of the snake, and what better way to ring in the Chinese New Year than to don some cruelty-free, faux snakeskin fashions? There are plenty of reasons to opt for fake snakeskin instead of the real thing, and your options aren’t limited to cowboy boots. From London designer Stefanie Nieuwenhuys‘ “biomimetic” collection of corsets (pictured above) to Stella McCartney’s fakeskin blouses, we’ve rounded up some of the seasons scaliest faux snakeskin fashions.