02 Jun '11, 1pm

Fur flies over Fendi fashion show in S. Korea: Scores of animal rights activists demonstrated on Thursday outsid...

Fur flies over Fendi fashion show in S. Korea: Scores of animal rights activists demonstrated on Thursday outsid...

Scores of animal rights activists demonstrated on Thursday outside a fashion show in the South Korean capital in protest at a decision by Italian designer Fendi to include fur. -- PHOTO: AP SEOUL - SCORES of animal rights activists demonstrated on Thursday outside a fashion show in the South Korean capital in protest at a decision by Italian designer Fendi to include fur. 'The company of blood, Fendi, the city of blood, Seoul,' read one banner outside the venue, a newly completed floating island on the Han river. 'Fur is cruel,' read another. City officials earlier threatened to cancel the event unless all fur items were removed from the catwalk, but later relented after organisers apparently agreed to reduce the number of such items in the show. An AFP correspondent saw about 12 fur garments in the autumn/winter collection, fewer than the 20 originally planned. But an est...

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