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Designer Provokes Anti-Fur Fury at Star Studded New York Fashion Show

Animals  (tags: dennis basso, animal rights, protests, fur industry, animal cruelty, modelling animal torture, furs )

- 4179 days ago -
Fashion designer Dennis Basso has provoked fury among animal rights campaigners, after he sent models down the catwalk in fox jackets, mink coats and even alligator vests. An angry group of animal rights' campaigners rallied outside. They wore grim


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Kathleen Hilliker (293)
Wednesday February 6, 2008, 2:16 pm

RC deWinter (418)
Wednesday February 6, 2008, 4:46 pm

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Wednesday February 6, 2008, 5:58 pm

Carolyn T (234)
Wednesday February 6, 2008, 6:38 pm
Noted. Totally unnecessary, blatantly insensitive. Thank you, Simone.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 6, 2008, 8:21 pm
Noted with much anger & True about QVC also Kathy

Pam F (221)
Thursday February 7, 2008, 2:48 am
Noted,sickened and disgusted -with not only Basso - but the superficial shallow bitches who think they are SO gorgeous draped in other animals' skins.

vernon s (41)
Thursday February 7, 2008, 2:52 am
If you must wear fur ... stop shaving :>)

Karin B (33)
Thursday February 7, 2008, 6:19 am
It seems that these celebrities have mostly air in their heads and no compassion. And Basso would sell the skin of his own mother to make money.

Ramona Gehl (141)
Thursday February 7, 2008, 8:15 am
When will people learn....? Brooke Sheilds and all other stars in attendance should know better!!! I will boycott their shows and I will encourage others that I know, including family, firends, aquaintances and co-workers to do so as well!!!!!!!!!!

Pam W (0)
Thursday February 7, 2008, 9:49 am
I once (years ago) purchased a faux persian lamb collar by Dennis Basso. At the time, I did not know he was a furrier. I was so crushed when I found out that I just couldn't look at it again because it made me think of him.

Elisa M (93)
Thursday February 7, 2008, 10:32 am
Noted. There is no glamour in wearing a dead animal.
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