Nicky Hilton Fights Climate Change by Wearing Old Chanel: ‘I Am Doing My Part’

US socialite Nicky Hilton Rothschild arrives to attend the amfAR Gala New York at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on February 6, 2019. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
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Hotel heiress Nicky Hilton Rothschild unveiled her masterplan to fight climate change: wear vintage luxury designer clothes like Chanel and taking the New York City subway.

While attending the Fashion Group International’s Rising Star Awards in New York City this week, Hilton told the New York Post she was carrying a vintage Chanel bag and last season’s Alice + Olivia skirt to help fight climate change.

“I am here in support of [sustainable fashion brand] Maison de Mode … So I pulled out an old Alice + Olivia skirt and wore a vintage Chanel bag, and I took the subway here,” Hilton told the Post. “I took the 6 [train]. I feel like I am doing my part.”

PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 02: Nicky Hilton attends the Jovadi – Private Cocktail & Trunk Show as part of Paris Fashion Week at Hotel George V on July 02, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images for Jovadi)

The fashion industry has desperately sought in recent months to join the social justice ranks of global climate change activists after it was revealed last year that the fashion industry has a larger carbon footprint than even the airline industry.

John Binder is a reporter for Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter at @JxhnBinder


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