Animal rights group PETA claimed a victory on Tuesday as it said labels in the portfolio of Spain’s Puig have confirmed they’ll stop selling items made out of the skins of snakes, crocodiles, and other ‘exotic’ animals.
The luxury parka maker said on Thursday it would stop making its products with fur by the end of 2022 as the company looks to become more environmentally conscious after years of backlash over its use of coyote fur.
The UK government has launched a formal ‘Call for Evidence’ enquiry on the possible banning of the imports and sale of animal fur. The request follows a 1 million-signature petition by the #FurFreeBritain coalition.
Burberry’s chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci dedicated his latest collection to warrior women like his mother; a homage to feminine power featuring all manner of flags, unveiled online on Wednsday.
As materials including wool, angora and mohair continue to come under scrutiny from anti-cruelty groups, Mohair South Africa has boosted its commitment to sustainable mohair by linking with traceability firm Oritain.
Luxury brand Mulberry has confirmed a ban on exotic skins in all its future collections. It’s now no longer using the skins of alligators, crocodiles, ostriches, lizards and snakes, as well as having a fur-free policy.