Consume this: anti-consumption protester disrupts Paris fashion ...

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Consume this: anti-consumption protester disrupts Paris fashion show

A woman joined models on the catwalk at Fashion Week in the city to highlight consumerism’s impact on the climate

Mimosa Spencer

A protester disrupted a Louis Vuitton fashion show in Paris on Tuesday by walking down the catwalk with a banner condemning the impact of excessive consumption on the environment.

Carrying a sign reading “overconsumption = extinction”, the woman, representing Amis de la Terre France, Youth for Climate and Extinction Rebellion, marched down the same path as the models, causing a stir in the audience, a witness said.

In the front row, French cinema stars Catherine Deneuve and Isabelle Huppert hardly flinched, and some members of the Arnault clan, seated next to LVMH CEO and chair Bernard Arnault, glanced at each other...

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