PARIS, Oct 5 (Reuters) – A protester disrupted a Louis Vuitton trend present in Paris on Tuesday by strolling down the catwalk with a banner condemning the influence of extreme consumption on the surroundings.
Carrying an indication studying “overconsumption = extinction,” the lady representing Amis de la Terre France, Youth for Climate and Extinction Rebellion marched down the identical path because the fashions, inflicting a stir within the viewers, a Reuters witness stated.
In the entrance row, French cinema stars Catherine Deneuve and Isabelle Huppert hardly flinched, whereas some members of the Arnault clan, seated subsequent to LVMH chief govt officer and chairman Bernard Arnault, glanced at one another.
The protester was wrestled to the bottom by safety earlier than being led away.
The disruption hardly interrupted the circulate of fashions who charged down the cobblestoned runway in a hall of the Louvre to dramatic organ music punctuated with bell tolls.
The present itself had a punk taste, with sleeves ripped off go well with jackets, leaving arms naked, and equipment together with studded boots and chainmail headpieces.
Amis de la Terre France stated it focused the LVMH-owned (LVMH.PA) label to throw a highlight on the difficulty of overconsumption.
“LVMH is the world leader of luxury and has a responsibility when it comes to trends that push the textile industry to constantly renew collection faster and produce more,” Alma Dufour, a gaggle spokesperson, informed Reuters.