It is the eco-warriors who have been plucked from the street protests of Extinction Rebellion as models for the new environmentally conscious fashion campaign by Stella McCartney.
But The Mail on Sunday can reveal that the climate change activists who chose to dress in their clothes have traveled more than 135,000 air miles in recent years.
Ruby Munslow, Deya Ward and Tori Tsui – by the 47-year-old designer by the 47-year-old designer & # 39; change agents & # 39; – have sent to countries like the US and Borneo around the world.
The revelation comes just a few weeks after the activist group has stopped large cities in the UK to emphasize the threat of climate change.
Extinction Rebellion protester, Tori Tsui, pictured, from Bristol, has covered 68,000 miles in the last two years, including long-haul flights to California, Nepal and South Africa
The demonstrators were chosen by Mrs. McCartney as the front line for her winter collection, which uses environmentally friendly, sustainable fabrics, and were depicted in the designer's creations in a shoot on the coast of Wales.
Jet-setting models including Amber Valletta from the US and Chu Wong from China, also modeled for the Agents Of Change project.
Sir Paul McCartney's daughter unveiled her campaign last week and said, "In an age of climate crisis, action is more important than ever."
She greeted her "change agents", including Mrs. Munslow , a self-proclaimed "fervent recycler and woman traveler" from East London, who joined the protests in April to close Central London.
Deya Ward, pictured, divides her time between Bristol and Borneo and has flown more than 50,000 air miles since last year, including two trips to California
Extinction Rebellion has warned of the "huge carbon footprint" of air travel and asked, "What if we are going to change our travel habits to reduce our impact on the planet?"
But it seems that Mrs. McCartney's models do not always put into practice what the group preaches.
Munslow left with friends to Valencia in Spain last month. She has also traveled to Cambodia, Barcelona, Switzerland and Ibiza since May of last year and has earned 18,000 air miles.
The activists were chosen as models for the new environmentally conscious fashion campaign by Stella McCartney. The designer is shown in her flagship store in London
Asked about her extensive air travel last night, Ms. Munslow said: "This is a subject that I found difficult to handle. I had to make the extremely difficult decision not to have children. I will also have to drastically reduce my flights. & # 39;
Ms. Tsui, from Bristol, has traveled 68,000 miles in the last two years, including long-haul flights to California, Nepal, South Africa and Antarctica via Argentina.
The filmmaker, who travels to Iceland next week for work, accompanies photos of her travels with messages such as: "Climate change is scary." She said: "Flying has always been my downfall. I am from Hong Kong and my work depends on work abroad.
"I compensate my flights whenever I can, but because I am now better able to manage where I work, I have decided that I will try to be flight-free by 2020."
Ms. Ward, an orangutan expert who divides her time between Bristol and Borneo, has flown more than 50,000 air miles since last year, including two trips to California, as well as Borneo and Indonesia. She said: "I had to fly for part of my previous work in Borneo. But I was there for longer periods, worked for free and devoted my time and effort to preservation. & # 39;
Sarah Clayton from the AirportWatch environmental campaign group said, "People who have to fly for their jobs don't even think about the impact. They say: "I have done my recycling, lowered my heating and signed up for some online campaigns." They then fly to Barcelona for a weekend. "
A spokesperson for Mrs. McCartney declined to comment last night.
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