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Valentino to Go Fur-Free By 2022

Valentino to Go Fur-Free By 2022

This coming fall will be Valentino’s last collection that uses animal fur. Valentino has pledged to go fur-free by 2022 and Polar – the brand’s Milan-based fur subsidiary – will also close. The fur industry kills 100 million animals for fur each year. Valentino is not the first high-end fashion brand to phase out the […]

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    Victory! ‘InStyle’ Is First Major Fashion Magazine to Ban Fur

    Victory! ‘InStyle’ Is First Major Fashion Magazine to Ban Fur

    by Michelle Kretzer In another landmark victory for animals, InStyle has become the first major fashion magazine to ban fur from its pages. In an announcement posted to Instagram, Editor in Chief Laura Brown said that she has avoided photographing or advertising fur since she has been at the helm of the publication, but now […]

    Donatella Versace Says Fur Is Over: ‘It Doesn’t Feel Right’

    Donatella Versace Says Fur Is Over: ‘It Doesn’t Feel Right’

    Proving once again that kindness is what’s truly attractive, Donatella Versace has made the compassionate decision to drop fur from her family label’s collections. In an interview with Vogue, the designer stated that she would no longer use real animal fur in any of her designs. “Fur? I’m out of that,” she said. “I don’t […]

    Norway Is Banning Fur Farming

    Norway Is Banning Fur Farming

    By Conor Sneyd Norway is introducing a total ban on fur farming, according to a statement released by the Norwegian animal rights organization NOAH this weekend. The country is currently home to 300 fur farms, which breed and kill 700,000 minks and 110,000 foxes every year, so this is truly a massive victory for animals. […]

    Snow Leopards Still Threatened by Consumer Demand for Skins and Body Parts

    Snow Leopards Still Threatened by Consumer Demand for Skins and Body Parts

    Today is International Snow Leopard Day, a global observance commemorating the signing of the Bishkek Declaration on the conservation of snow leopards in 2013. The snow leopard has been listed on the IUCN Red List as “Endangered” since 1986, although it recently had its threat status downgraded to “Vulnerable.” Despite this shift, snow leopards remain […]