In association with
Logo Logo Logo

Climate demonstrators invade Louis Vuitton catwalk show

(The protesters were highlighted overconsumption in the fashion industry. Photo: AFP)

PARIS, (AFP):- Extinction Rebellion climate activists burst onto the catwalk at Louis Vuitton’s Tuesday Paris Fashion Week show to blast the industry’s impact on the environment.

“Overconsumption = extinction”, a banner brandished by one demonstrator from the international civil disobedience movement against climate change read.

She climbed onto the catwalk set up in the Louvre art gallery even as models were showing off the latest styles, before being hustled away by security guards, an AFP photographer saw.

Extinction Rebellion, Friends of the Earth and Youth For Climate said in a statement that around 30 people were involved in planning the protest, with two arrested.

They called on the government to enforce “an immediate cut in production levels in the sector, given that 42 items of clothing were sold per person in France in 2019”.

Louis Vuitton did not immediately comment on the incident when contacted by AFP.

For Indian tourists travelling by land:- 72 hours (-ve) C-19 report, CCMC form and Antigen Test at entry point

For Indian tourists travelling by land:- 72 hours (-ve) C-19 report, CCMC form and Antigen Test at entry point

Comment here !
Related News

By MIKE CORDER and GEIR MOULSON, THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP):- The Netherlands confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant

By PAN PYLAS, LONDON (AP):- Britain became the latest country Saturday to report cases of the new potentially more contagious

BRUSSELS, (AFP):- Europe rushed to ban travel from southern Africa on Friday to slow the spread of a new Covid-19

By MIKE CORDER and MARIA CHENG, THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP):- The European Union’s drug regulator on Thursday authorized Pfizer’s coronavirus