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Death knell for the high street? Fashion funeral in pictures

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Death knell for the high street? Fashion funeral in pictures
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As part of ongoing action protesting the British Fashion Council's refusal to cancel London Fashion Week, Extinction Rebellion held a funeral for fashion processing down the Strand in central London.

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Extinction Rebellion protesters gather in Trafalgar Square before the procession.

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The processing activists dressed in black and covered their faces as they held a 'funeral' for fashion.

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Amongst the activists dressed in black, Extinction Rebellion's distinctive Red Brigade stood out.

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Helene Jeunet/Euronews

The action forms part of the groups continued protest against London Fashion Week.

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The group are calling for an end to the twice yearly fashion trade show as they say it promotes consumerism.

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Protesters carried a symbolic coffin down the Strand whilst a band played funeral marches in the background.

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Spokespeople Sara Arnold and Bel Jacobs made speeches once the procession reached its final destination outside 180 Strand.

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Helene Jeunet/Euronews

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