In a matter of hours, Fendi and Karl Lagerfeld will make history with their “Haute Fourrure” couture fashion show in Paris. The show will present around 30 looks, all encompassing fur, to celebrate Fendi’s roots – it started life as a fur and leather house – and Karl Lagerfeld’s 50 year collaboration with the fashion label.
There has been a great deal of media attention around the event, since it was announced earlier this year, and the internet has already been flooded with articles debating the matter. Fur is, of course, a topic that divides both fashion people and the general public. But whatever their opinion, the world’s media will be watching the Fendi catwalk this evening.
Esteemed writer AA Gill published an enlightening opinion piece in the Sunday Times, highlighting our hypocritical consumption behaviours: WWW.THESUNDAYTIMES.CO.UK
Also in the Sunday Times, Jon Ungoed-Thomas analyses UK public opinion regarding fur ahead of the Fendi catwalk show: WWW.THESUNDAYTIMES.CO.UK
The Financial Times hails Karl Lagerfeld as “King of Couture” and published a close up profile of the 81-year-old designer:WWW.FT.COM
Finally, the New York Times comments that fur is back in fashion and under debate. While we don’t think that fur ever went away, the article is a good read and concludes that fur fashion is definitely booming:WWW.NYTIMES.COM
source : www.wearefur.com
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