Anna Wintour received a pie in her face ! - Page 13 - the Fashion Spot
How to Join
the Fashion Spot / the Sidewalk Café / Rumor has it...
FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Rules Links Mobile How to Join
Thread Tools Display Modes
front row
Assembler's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Toronto, Canada
Gender: femme
Posts: 427
Well I guess it's a difference of opinion. I don't think killing animals is bad. Suffering is bad yes. I think there should be a stronger effort to support furriers that keep their animals in a humane way. Like the support for free range chicken farms as opposed to stacked cages. While we don't need fur to survive (though at one time we did) we can say that about a lot of things.

I'm not rich. I'm not saying this to support ladies in their mink coats. But I see the argument of FUR IS BAD as being hippocritcal. MALTREATMENT OF ANIMALS should be the main argument. PETA should find and encourage furriers who treat their animals ethically. With an alternative many people would choose that. People aren't going to listen to someone who is calling them names because of something they choose to wear, or eat etc. Weather it's leather solder shoes, fur trimmed coat, or mcDonalds hamburger. If people are given better options they will take them. I haven't yet seen any fake fur that rivalled real fur, so at this point, that isn't one of those options for some people.

In terms of PETA being against the meat trade, I mean that they seem to only throw pies in the face of people in fashion. I don't see them attacking steakhouses or people wearing leather shoes. Just the fur people, because i guess that gets them more attention.

If PETA keeps attacking people, more and more are going to turn a blind eye to them. That is the REAL problem. Same thing happened to greenpeace with all the boat ramming. They lose their power and the good will of the public. They turn into preachers rather than protectors.

  Reply With Quote
fashion insider
misssakura's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Auckland/Berkshire
Gender: femme
Posts: 2,379
Greenpeace didn't ram the boats, save the whales did.

The reason they don't 'throw pies in the face of meat eaters' is because well heck, that would be a totally wasted cause. Who would they pick out of the millions of people? There isn't one key 'meat eater' at the top of the chain to target. Instead they send out free promotional material for people willing to learn more, they'd alienate far too many people if they attacked each and every person who chose to eat meat.

However Anna Wintour IS a prominent supporter of fur, and since the majority of people can't afford it anyway, it's a way to rally awareness. For example, say a 15 year old school girl sees Nicole Richie wearing expensive fur, a teen style 'icon'. Then Top Shop and PETA team up together and say, fur is wrong, these people don't understand what they are wearing or how it was obtained, but hey we'll sell you an even better product that is cheap and cruelty free, so you can look stylish but not hurt anything! They're going to get the support of that demographic. I think part of it is also a wee bit of retaliation.

But meat eating is an addiction and you just can't protest in the same way.

  Reply With Quote
rising star
PrettyInPinkO21's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: New York
Gender: femme
Posts: 140
Oh please, I've seen an irate PETA member yelling at a child's mother... right in front of the rabbit-wearing 6-year-old. The child was scared and crying. PETA goes way too far. Do you think that the 6-year-old is going to grow up and want to be like that crazy idiot who yelled at her mom? Probably not.

  Reply With Quote
fashion insider
happytrail's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: chicago
Gender: homme
Posts: 2,042
i love PETA and i hate seeing real fur being used on runways as much as the next animal lover, but some of them are just too radical for my personal taste, especially when they disrupt a show (except cavalli b/c i always laugh whenever they protest his show for some reason )

i do however would pay money to see footage of PETA throwing pie at anna wintour's face

liu wen. freja beha erichsen. bette franke. amilna estevao. julia nobis. xiao wen ju. binx walton. leila goldkuhl.
  Reply With Quote
vogue28's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: England
Gender: homme
Posts: 20,960
Originally Posted by Acid View Post
this is a video of an animal being skinned, this put me off fur forever
Sorry to bump this thread. But i'm a little bored and just browsing some old threads.

That video is absolutly horrible. Seriously I could of been sick, absolutly discusting. I only watched about 6 seconds if it.

  Reply With Quote
tfs star
TommyGirl's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Finland
Gender: femme
Posts: 1,729
I´m sorry, I can´t even watch it, I`m so sensitive that I could lost my sleeps for couple nights.

But to original topic: even though I think PETA uses questionable methods making their thing out and public,but at least they do something. Rest of us just wonder and repeat: oh my god, how horrible. And for someone who post comment like this earlier in this thread: no one deserves pee on her in the basis of fur... actually that`s very little compared what thousand of animals must go through to end up on models and rich people.

  Reply With Quote
capt.charly's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: France,Paris
Gender: homme
Posts: 9,409
horrible yess.......

Please visit -//*New Fashion Comic tFS* /-My Paris FASHION WEEK COVERAGE in photos!NEW!*UPDATED* (<--click) /Thanks so much girls !
  Reply With Quote
front row
violet_echoes*~'s Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Gender: femme
Posts: 396
That was heartbreaking. I don't understand how people could do that.



  Reply With Quote
Fashion Designer
daniellat's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Mexico
Gender: femme
Posts: 3,023
i dont support PETA, the cause seemed to get lost during the process, their ways are too extreme, theyre awful. fur is bad,leather is bad, meat is necessary, just like that.

but a pie on annas face hahaha thats hilarious

  Reply With Quote
fashion insider
XavierRaphael's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Toronto
Gender: homme
Posts: 2,122
This video was obviously footage of a worst case scenario.
They usually be head them then take the fur. Not torture them as they did in that video.
That was cruel and sad, but I still like fur..sorry.

life imitating art-CVLT
art imitating life
  Reply With Quote
front row
prosperk's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: London or Paris
Gender: homme
Posts: 268
The video is appalling but what can one expect of people bankrolling genocide in Darfur, selling the organs of executed convicts on the international medical market and so on and so forth? Of course they're going to skin animals alive, laughing as they do so. Disapproval of Red China isn't all about Tibet...

That said, Wintour probably doesn't wear dog fur. Her fur probably comes from animals put to death in a fairly humane way. It would be good to see some of these middleclass animal rights loonies devoting some of that rage to the maltreatment of human beings in various parts of the world. OK, so someone who turns a rarity like the snow leopard into a coat ought to be penalised but most fur these days comes from animals bred for the purpose.


“Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.” - Oscar Wilde

Last edited by prosperk; 26-12-2008 at 10:25 AM.
  Reply With Quote
Previous Thread | Next Thread »

anna, face, pie, received, wintour
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

monitoring_string = "058526dd2635cb6818386bfd373b82a4"

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:11 AM.
Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. is a property of TotallyHer Media, LLC, an Evolve Media LLC company. ©2018 All rights reserved.