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Charlotte Rampling, Sharon Stone, Liv Tyler Featured in Stella McCartney’s Environmental Manifesto

BIG REVEAL: On this year’s International Women’s Day, which landed on Friday, Stella McCartney unveiled the voices behind the short film “Message From Mother Earth” that made its debut at the British brand’s fall 2024 show in Paris.

Playing on multiple screens before models walked down the runway, the original environmental manifesto saw people’s faces being cropped while saying, “You have called me many names and you know my face. You see me in the trees, the birds and the waves. You all came from me in harmony. So why are you harming me? We are always connected.

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“And despite your attempts at emancipation, you cannot cut the umbilical cord, that threads through the entire planet. Sorry baby, I am the only mother where it is natural for her to outlive her children. But what will be left of me after you? I still love you. Do you still love me? I need you to show it. It’s about f–king time,” it continued.

A version of that video was released on Friday. The video featured an impressive cast of leading women including Charlotte Rampling, Sharon Stone, Liv Tyler, Arizona Muse, India Amarteifio, Kai Isaiah Jamal, Quannah Chasing Horse, Alice Aedy, Sylvia Earle, Christiana Figueres and Aweng Chuol, as well as audio contributions from Olivia Colman and Helen Mirren.

Rampling was among a cohort of guests who attended the show held Monday inside a glass-enclosed greenhouse at a park on the edge of Paris.

“Much love, she’s an old friend. I was born almost the same time as her father, so I’ve known her for a very long time,” Rampling said of Sir Paul McCartney, who made a frenzied entrance alongside fellow Beatle Ringo Starr.

“She stands for all the things we hope to change in the world and the fashion industry,” added Rampling.

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