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28 February 2008

Human hair clothing, would PETA approve?


Oh my dears. I love Chris March, but I'm just not sure that I could ever wear human hair extensions as a skirt. I must say that the hair looked nice and shiny, an interesting alternative to fur, if rather dark. This begs the question, would PETA approve of human hair as a fur replacement? Would Natalie Portman wear it with her new vegan shoes?

Images style.com and bravo.com


Anonymous said...

That was just wrong. I get it, but it is not commercial. And in the end, that is what everyone cares about.

Chic and Charming said...

I just wanted to copy this comment from Vika over here so that people read it with the correct post.
I agree with her. While I think the hair is a little creepy...it is actually less creepy than fur because someone voluntarily gave up their hair and was paid for it.
Why not?
We, animal rights supporters, care about animals, not humans...:)

I find the human hair skirt an ethical fashion item as human would raise her voice if a hairdresser is pulling her hair, and for sure, would not give it against her will.


Anonymous said...

I totally agree. No living creature had to die or suffer. I just wonder how do you clean a garment with human hair. Take it in the shower with you? And can you change the color if you get bored with the black? I think Chris should have been in and Rami should have been out.

Chic and Charming said...

Shampoo maybe? I sometimes use J&J on my bras and that works well. He did bring a brush with him! It would be cool if you could dye it, I guess it depends on what is underneath.

I just don't like Remi as much. Chris is much more fun and interesting, so I agree.

Unknown said...

Given that it is very unlikely he electrocuted & skinned humans to get the hair I think everyone (including Peta) would be okay with it...they might however be a little grossed out by it, but honestly who isn't?

Anonymous said...

I think it's a great alternative to fur...what's there to be grossed out about? People wear animal parts on their feet along with the rest of their bodies without apprehension. I thought it was really cool of Chris to be so creative with it and the pieces were beautiful. I'm sure it could be dyed since hair is dye-able on the head. It makes perfect sense to me. I'd take it to the salon for cleaning lol. I happen to own a necklace with human hair used to create eyelashes and it is crazy unique. A great fresh direction for fashion.