PETA is coming Kylie Jennerdefense.
The reality star attended Schiaparelli’s spring 2023 couture show at the Petit Palais in Paris on Monday wearing a dress with a life-size lion head and later, many people on social media criticized the surreal cloak. The model wears the same black velvet cup dress Irina Shayk down the runway, and the show also featured the lifelike heads of a snow leopard and wolf mounted on clothing worn by Shalom Harlow and Naomi Campbell corresponding. Many people online are concerned that these dresses have real animal heads, however, they are actually all hand sculpted from foam, hand embroidered with faux fur in wool and silk, and then hand painted to make look as real as possible.
While some accuse Jenner and the brand of promoting big game hunting and classifying these wild animals by designs, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals argue that those who discovered the problem with These outfits have gone too far. PETA defended the Schiaparelli collection in a statement, calling the animal heads a “wonderful creation”. President of PETA Ingrid Newkirk wrote, “Kylie, Naomi and Irina’s looks celebrate the beauty of wildlife and could be a statement against trophy hunting, in which lions and wolves are torn apart for their own pleasure. human dignity.” She added, “These wonderfully creative three-dimensional animal heads show that where there is a will, there is a way. We encourage people to stick with 100% cruelty-free designs that showcase human ingenuity and prevent animal suffering.” Newkirk then encouraged Jenner and other stars to “expand this creative possibility to exclude sheep that are bloody cut for wool and silkworms that are boiled alive in their cocoons”.
Shayk, who wore a lion dress on the runway, also defended these remarkable design feats, sharing a carousel of behind-the-scenes photos from the event of her. Instagram. “I support these incredible artists, who have worked tirelessly, with their hands, using wool, silk and foam, to sculpt the Lion embroidery and the image of Pride. , An image that @schiaparelli invokes when exploring themes of strength,” the model wrote in the caption. “I am honored to be called upon to lend my art as a woman,” she concluded by tagging the brand’s designer. Daniel Roseberry and add black heart emoji.
Roseberry explained in the notes for her latest runway collection that it was inspired by Dante’s hell and those three dresses are based on the three beasts that appear in the 14th century poem “representing lust, pride and avarice”. The designer also said French fashion magazine that the three dresses are meant to “celebrate”[e] the beauty of nature and protect the woman who wears it.” And in the program notes, he added, “This collection is my homage to the doubt. I want to move away from techniques that I feel comfortable with and understand well, to opt instead for dark woods where everything is scary but new.”