A Climate Activist Walked in the Louis Vuitton Fashion Show

It wasn’t the first time a protester has appeared at Paris Fashion Week, and the environmental organization Extinction Rebellion says it won’t be the last.

PARIS — A climate activist, bearing a white banner with the words “Overconsumption = Extinction” in bold block lettering, joined the models on the runway for the Louis Vuitton show at the Louvre museum, the final event of Paris Fashion Week.

Marie Cohuet, 26, walked the entire length of the catwalk and even posed for a few seconds in front of cameras before security guards hustled her away. Outside, about 30 activists from three environmental organizations, including Extinction Rebellion, staged an alternate show, wearing gas masks,

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