Kylie Jenner’s controversial lion head costume is being defended by PETA.
The 25-year-old reality star met animal lovers and fans in a black velvet gown topped with a lifelike giant lion’s face to mark the launch of Schiaparelli’s haute couture show on Monday (23.01.23). created a storm between Paris Couture Week.
She was accused by some fans of promoting hunting, with one fan saying “animals are not trophies” and others saying their heads were disturbed by the idea that they “could be real”. rice field.
But animal rights activists have defended her style, which promoted Schiaparelli’s collection of “three-dimensional animal heads,” which Naomi Campbell and Irina Shayk also wore on the catwalk at Schiaparelli’s Paris Fashion Week show on Monday. bottom.
Ingrid Newkirk, a representative for those seeking the ethical treatment of animals, said:
“We encourage everyone to show human ingenuity and stick to 100% cruelty-free designs that prevent animal suffering.”
Ingrid has also inspired Kylie and other celebrities to sift through other fabrics from their wardrobes.
She added that they should “expand this creativity” to “exclude bloodied sheep that have been sheared and silkworms that have been boiled alive in their cocoons.”
Schiaparelli’s Spring 2023 Couture collection includes costumes with realistic leopard and wolf heads, in addition to the lion head worn by Kylie, paying homage to the three beasts from Dante’s “Inferno.” is included.
Kylie showed off her outfit in an Instagram post, emphasizing that the lion’s head was “fake” and “artificial.”
In two Instagram posts on the fashion house’s account, Schiaparelli defended its design, stating that the Paris show’s animal heads were made of “hand-carved foam” and “wool and silk faux fur” to “make it look like It was hand-painted,” he said. It’s made as lively as possible while celebrating the glory of the natural world. ”
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