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Catwalk protest highlights impact of ‘fast fashion’ on environment
A colourful catwalk show blocked roads in central London as part of a protest highlighting the impact the fashion industry has on climate change.
The Fashion: Circus Of Excess event, organised by activist group canada goose outlet Extinction Rebellion, took over canada goose outlet canada the busy junction at Oxford Circus during evening rush hour on Friday.
Plastic, tartan, canada goose store denim, feathers and flowers all featured in the designs, with models carrying pink carrier bags, and many sporting pink face masks or face paint.
Some of the outfits had anti fracking, climate change and fashion slogans written across them.
One of the models on canada goose outlet in usa the catwalk in Oxford Circus (Yui Mok/PA)Protesters read out poems and sang through megaphones from the centre of the catwalk, while a band played by one of the entrances to Oxford Circus Tube station.
Earlier on Friday, a separate Youth Strike 4 Climate protest saw students also take to the capital streets to Canada Goose Jackets demand action on climate change.
Dr Eleanor Roberts, from London, who appeared on the catwalk, said official canada goose outlet their protest canadian goose jacket aimed to show people they can choose not to consume fashion
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Models carried banners canada goose jacket outlet calling for change (Yui Mok/PA)She added: canada goose outlet online just trying to bring awareness to very cheap canada goose specific actions that people can take. I feel a lot of people feel very powerless when it comes to climate change. Bidois, 32, originally from France, accused the fashion industry of creating waste and pollution.
The upcycling designer said: don seem to know about it, how terrible people are with consumerism and fast fashion, disposable clothing, things that don last. canada goose outlet parka said the quality of clothing on sale in the canada goose outlet jackets past 10 years had degraded adding: almost like it intentionally made so it doesn last
Mr Bidois said canada goose coats on sale the event showed fashion could be but people should be careful in their choices.
Pink flags https://www.baertakreation.de flew over the crowd (Yui Mok/PA)Father of three Tom Hardy, 65, canada goose outlet store uk from north London, said he came to support the protest because of his concerns for his children future.
only way to make government or business listen is to actually close things down because we had 10 years of no action, he said.
The retired teacher added: fashion industry lives on making canada goose outlet black friday people think that they need to buy something new all the time. Our point is that is just not sustainable.
The fashion focused protest continues a series of disruptive events organised by the Extinction Rebellion group in recent months.