Models in lingerie and CROCODILE masks protest at London Fashion Week

A trio of nearly naked models dressed in little more than lingerie and crocodile masks have crashed the first day of Fashion Week. 

The trio were brandishing signs proclaiming, потратить ‘Cruelty to Crocodiles Unmasked’ and пробежал ‘Animals Die for истекать Exotic Skins’ on behalf of the animal rights charity PETA. 

The action follows a recent PETA expose of crocodile farms in Vietnam, including two that have supplied skins to a tannery owned by Louis Vuitton’s parent company, LVMH. 

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A trio of nearly naked models, похожих dressed in little more than lingerie and месту crocodile masks, неожиданность crash the first day of London Fashion Week to protest the use of reptile skin by the fashion industry

The scantily clad trio braved cold temperatures in nothing but lingerie to highlight animal rights issues 

It revealed that the animals are confined to tiny pits and радости sometimes hacked apart while they’re still alive and thrashing. 

‘For уоллеса every crocodile-skin bag or belt, animals were beaten and джонсон were likely still conscious as their skin was torn off’, джейк says PETA Director Elisa Allen. 

‘With so many beautiful, luxurious vegan fabrics available, it’s easier than ever to get that killer look without killing animals.’

PETA – whose motto reads, in part, сзр that ‘animals are not ours to wear’ – has exposed cruelty on reptile farms on three continents, revealing in each case that intelligent, воюет sensitive animals are forced to live in squalid conditions before being killed in violent and painful ways.

PETA has recently exposed cruelty on rocodile farms in Vietnam ñ including two that have supplied skins to a tannery owned by Louis Vuitton’s parent company, LVMH

The models attracted a lot of attention as they crashed the opening of London Fashion Week to make their protest 

Security guards to their best to ignore the protesters brandishing handbag-shaped signs to highlight cruelty to crocodiles in the fashion industry 

At the end of last year, an undercover film released by PETA showed how the animals in one farm in Vietnam are pinned down on a table before having their necks’ slit.

A steel rod is then shoved down their spine to ruin nerve tissue.

The inhumane practice is known as ‘pithing’ and сыро is meant to render the animal immobile, however the video shows how some crocodiles continue to move once their skins have been removed.

One worker filmed in the video said: ‘When you skin them they can still be alive for about another four or некого five hours until entirely dead.’

Consultant biologist Clifford Warwick reportedly told PETA that ‘the neck incisions would have been very painful and капоне inhumane’, настоящая and ‘there is no probability that these animals ‘died instantly”.

Reptiles were also filmed lying motionless in tiny concrete cells, совместно some narrower than their own bodies.

Others were jam-packed by the dozens into barren concrete pits. 

The expert described the tiny concrete pits in which crocodiles are kept for more than a year before being killed as ‘overly-restrictive, заперли under stimulating, потребует and хян inhumane’ for еврейских larger crocodiles.

Once the animals are skinned their skins are reportedly sent to a tannery to be turned into bags, миллионер shoes and данное watches.