Dresses adorned with animal heads at Fashion Week, this parade triggers the anger of Internet users


Author: Clark Tos
2023-01-25 14:05:02

This January 23, 2023, the Schiaparelli parade in Paris caused controversy. The reason ? The mannequins wore animal heads as accessories. Zoom.

This is called starting the fashion week Parisian on the hats of wheels. This past January 23 was the parade Schiaparelli from the haute couture label's spring-summer 2023 collection. For the occasion, the DNA of the house was there, however, for this season, Daniel Roseberry, artistic director of the brand has taken a surprising direction.


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Animal heads as trophies?

Thus, during the parade, the guests were able to discover original creations , mixing aesthetics and surrealism. On many of the models' dresses, animal heads in ultra-realistic faux fur came to overhang the bodice of the outfits. Irina Shayk or Naomi Campbell on the catwalk paraded with an animal head hung on their bust, or Kylie Jenner, present in the public, caused a sensation with her 'lion' dress. According to Vogue , according to Daniel Roseberry these animals were intended to celebrate 'the glory of nature and to protect the woman who wears it' .

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A controversial choice


Problem: this show raised a few questions from Internet users and fashion fans. While some applauded, others denounced the use of these animal heads arguing that this choice would promote trophy hunting. However, during the show, other creations, bringing together the very DNA of the brand with metallic accessories and geometric shapes, were all the rage. Only one question persists, how far can fashion go and be considered as such?

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Source : Insider