Irina Shayk defends lion head dress amid Kylie Jenner backlash

Irina Shayk defends lion head dress amid Kylie Jenner backlash

Irina Shayk’s claws have come out in protection of Schiaparelli’s headline-making lion head costume.

Social media customers began an uproar on Monday after Kylie Jenner sat entrance row on the vogue home’s couture present in Paris sporting a strapless black velvet robe affixed with a jarringly lifelike (and life-sized) reproduction of the apex predator’s face.

And the Kylie Cosmetics founder received her palms on the high fashion creation earlier than it even hit the catwalk; through the presentation, Shayk strutted her stuff in a near-identical look, and was clearly proud to have finished so.

“I assist these unimaginable artists who labored tirelessly, with their palms, utilizing wool, silk, and foam, to sculpt this embroidered Lion, and picture of Pleasure, A picture that @schiaparelli invokes whereas exploring themes of energy,” the supermodel, 37, captioned a nine-slide Instagram carousel containing pictures from the present and from behind-the-scenes fittings.

Irina Shayk is defending the lion-inspired look each she and Kylie Jenner wore through the Schiaparelli present at Paris Vogue Week.
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Irina Shayk is defending the lion-inspired look each she and Kylie Jenner wore through the Schiaparelli present at Paris Vogue Week.
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“I’m honored to have been known as on as properly to lend my artwork as a lady to this @danielroseberry 🖤,” she added, tagging the home’s artistic director, Daniel Roseberry.

Per the present notes, Roseberry drew inspiration from Dante Alighieri’s “Inferno,” reimagining the three beasts featured within the poem — the lion (representing pleasure), the leopard (lust) and the she-wolf (greed) — as couture clothes.

PETA additionally issued an announcement in protection of the gathering, calling the creature heads “fabulously modern” and arguing that they “rejoice the fantastic thing about wild animals” and “could also be an announcement towards trophy looking.”

Like Shayk, Jenner made certain to emphasise that the lion’s head was “fake” and “constructed by hand utilizing artifical supplies,” however lots of their Instagram followers nonetheless slammed the look.

“Nope nope nope. Doesn’t matter what it’s made out of, what it might signify (headhunting, animal cruelty, and many others) means it crossed a line 👎,” one critic replied to Shayk’s put up.

Like Jenner, Shayk additionally made certain to emphasise that the lion head was made “utilizing wool, silk, and foam,” however followers nonetheless slammed the look.
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Like Jenner, Shayk additionally made certain to emphasise that the lion head was made “utilizing wool, silk, and foam,” however followers nonetheless slammed the look.
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Like Jenner, Shayk additionally made certain to emphasise that the lion head was made “utilizing wool, silk, and foam,” however followers nonetheless slammed the look.
Instagram/ Kylie Jenner

Like Jenner, Shayk additionally made certain to emphasise that the lion head was made “utilizing wool, silk, and foam,” however followers nonetheless slammed the look.
Instagram/ Kylie Jenner

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One other added, “One among your greatest followers since ceaselessly, however that is so disappointing to see. Actual or not, these pictures can simply be taken out of context, distasteful and sending a horrible message.”

The “Kardashians” star, 25, acquired comparable blowback beneath her six-photo add, with followers describing the outfit as “disturbing,” “horrifying” and “one among [her] worst vogue errors of all time.”

Another person argued that the gimmick was “selling looking” and would result in People “flocking to Africa now to get the newest wildlife equipment.”

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