Elliot Chang

Cassandra Verity Green Draws Criticism for Fishbowl Handbags

by , 08/17/13

fish purse, fashion, purse, Cassandra Verity Green, Central Saint Martins

Designer Cassandra Verity Green caused quite a stir at the Central Saint Martins fashion show when she unveiled a line of perspex fishbowl backpacks and purses. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals wasn’t having any of it. “While we understand that a graduate fashion show is about grabbing attention and headlines, we do have concerns that using a living creature to create a novel or unusual accessory encourages people to see them as replaceable ornaments, rather than living creatures in need of care and commitment,” said a RSPCA spokeswoman in a statement. What’s your opinion on using living fish as accessories? Head over to Ecouterre to take a poll.

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