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Fashion Fix: Real fur faux pas in Paris – Fashion editor spotted in Gorilla Pelt!

Fashion Fix: Fashion faux pas in Paris - Fashion editor wearing Gorilla Pelt!

Is she “Fur real?” Questions Daily Mail writer, Mistry White Sidell

Fashion film director and former French Vogue columnist, Diane Pernet, was spotted wearing a vintage coat made from Gorilla fur at Paris Fashion Week.

The fashion editor defended her possession of the gorilla fur coat in a 2011 entry for her influential blog A Shaded View on Fashion.

3 out of the world’s 4 gorilla species have been deemed ‘critically endangered’. Gorillas share 98% of their DNA with humans. We have to question what kind out a message Pernet sending out to the fashion world? It’s not cool to wear real fur. FULL STOP. Find out more about animal rights campaigns from PETA.

Read more on this story: Dailymail.co.uk

Share your thoughts… Real faux pas or a fashion pass?

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One thought on “Fashion Fix: Real fur faux pas in Paris – Fashion editor spotted in Gorilla Pelt!

  1. Pingback: Fashion Fix: Distinctively African; Dame Betty Asafu-Adjaye and the Multi-Coloured Kente Coat | the Educationally Frustrated student

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