In These Pants? I Don’t Think So

Published by PETA.

We all know that Stella McCartney’s designs put the “hot” in haute couture. Unlike some designers who paradoxically try to revive lackluster collections by tossing in the skins of dead animals, Stella creates stunning designs without so much as a scrap of hideous hides.


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Stella McCartney


In the November 2009 edition of InStyle magazine, Stella takes the gloves off when talking about the colossal fashion faux pas of wearing animal skins:

“Just say no to leather, fur and python. Everyone knows this about me, but even if I liked leather, I just couldn’t wear leather pants. It’s so soft-rock trashy.”

Now I realize why seeing snakeskin on the runway turns my stomach—it’s the Muzak of the fashion world! Well, that and because snakes are skinned alive to collect steal it. Now, someone please make sure Marilyn Manson reads this month’s InStyle

Written by Heather Drennan

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