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Tuesday, 10 February 2009
Cruel fashion


There’s something quite revolving about this much dead animal. The sign reads:

Designed by the renowned Italian designer Gattinoni and created by Nando Melchiorri this unique wedding dress is made of the world’s finest mink, fox and rabbit fur and adorned with thousands of Swarovski crystals.

I spotted this at Copenhagen Airport last week.

In the local news while I was there was that Bush’s “popular” American ambassador to DenmarkJames P Cain (political appointee) had returned to Washington as his term ended with the start of the Obama regime. What I also read (but hadn’t really been aware of) was that Denmark has been part of the occupation force in Iraq, despite the bulk of public opinion being against this. Cain’s parting comments to Denmark were warm. He said he had made many friends and intended to return often. He even would explore business interests in Denmark. However he was also (typically) forthright in constructively criticising some aspects of Danish life, in particular her attitude to foreigners (blog post by An American in Denmark).

Posted by bigblue on 10/02/2009 at 05:28 AM
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