Extinction Rebellion is as soon as once more calling for the British Fashion Council (BFC) to cancel London Fashion Week. On Monday, the environmentalism group wrote to the BFC urging the organisation to foyer for laws” to cease the fashion business’s exploitation of planet, individuals and animals”.
The letter has been signed by different main local weather change campaigners, together with Livia Firth of Eco-Age, Safia Minney MBE, and Simone Cipriani of Moral Vogue Initiative. It calls on the BFC to “cancel September 2020 trend week” and “instantly begin work on an emergency motion plan that aids stakeholders by means of change”.
To ensure that this to work, the group, who staged a “funeral” protest at London Vogue Week last season, is urging the BFC to launch an “emergency motion plan that helps [its] stakeholders by way of transition into a new format: one which instantly addresses the underlying problems with obsolescence, overproduction, and exploitation”.
In its letter, Extinction Rebellion factors out that that is the second time it is calling for the cancellation of London Fashion Week. Therefore, it states, the group has stated it plans to “construct stress” till its calls for are met.
On Saturday, members from Extinction Rebellion plan to protest outdoors the BFC’s predominant Fashion Week area in central London from 9am. “The day will begin with a swarm, adopted by inventive actions, music, speeches and household actions,” reads the group’s Facebook event.