There's a reason that feather boas have long since gone out of fashion. They're insanely hot to wear -- and extremely messy. We have pets that shed; we don't need dander flying off our clothes, too.
Besides, it's tough to pull off the look. Whether you're rocking a boa or an outfit that's adorned with feathers, we really think they're better left to poultry and other fowl. "DWTS" contestants dare to sport feather-enhanced costumes; however, their top-tier designers glue each and every one on individually, effectively minimizing unsightly stage messes.
If you really want to add pizzazz to your outfit, either relegate the feathers to a small hair clip, or ditch them altogether in favor of faux crystals or sequins, which are more likely to stay put.