Dangling fringe Porcupine quill necklace

Jess Zaino Reader Find

By Jess Zaino in New Fashion on Thursday 4 August 2011

Animal rights activist group, PETA, is pretty aggressive when it comes to saving animals. So I don’t know how they would feel about this dangling fringe Porcupine quill necklace from Acid Zip. Made of delicate Porcupine quills strung together on a vintage brass chain, the quills double as protection against PETA. Wink wink.

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Bal and Cox Leopard Oxfords

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Fashion on Thursday 12 May 2011

England’s finest shoe manufacturing brand, George Cox, has been creating shoes for well over a century. His latest endeavour is a collaborative mash-up with Japanese clothing designer, BAL.

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House made of meat

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Monday 24 January 2011

That PETA-endorsed test-tube meat makes me gag a little. All synthetic food does. But maybe we could find a use for it, like making a meat house.

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Human Meat Package

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Products on Tuesday 10 August 2010

Move over naked models bearing all in the name of saving fur. PETA’s latest anti-meat protest cleverly uses visually provocative human meat packs to prove its point. The shockvertising stunt held at Times Square featured nude PETA volunteers covered in fake blood, lying in oversized plastic-wrapped meat trays to raise awareness for the Meat is Murder campaign.

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Nana Judy unleash the next Cult To Be tee

Tim Neve Reader Find

By Tim Neve in New Fashion on Thursday 7 May 2009

It’s quite disturbing at the New Generation at Australian Fashion Week show as the designer comes out to take their final bow and more often than not looks younger than the fresh-faced models. The presentation of the new kids on the block is always packed to the rafters with fashionistas on the pilgrimage to find ‘the one to watch’. Pretty soon they could be mega-brands, and everyone wants the kudos of saying: ‘I remember being at their first show’. We’re still talking about Ksubi’s (then Tsubi) infamous debut onto the scene in which live rats were released onto the catwalk (yes, PETA was not impressed).

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