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All Nordstrom Stores to Ban Fur and Exotic Animal Skins

Cruelty-free fashion is gaining popularity in the clothing industry. Nordstrom just announced it will ban fur and exotic animal skins by the end of next year. The U.S. luxury department store chain made its pledge...
Stockholm Fashion Week Bans Fur and Exotic Leather from Runways

Stockholm Fashion Week Bans Fur and Exotic Leather From Runways

In 2019, the biannual Stockholm Fashion Week was canceled due to "major challenges" in meeting demands for more sustainable and innovative clothing. The show made its return last week as a virtual event amid...
Canada Goose Parkas and Other Furs Now Banned at Paragon Sports

Canada Goose Parkas and Other Furs Now Banned at Paragon Sports

Sporting goods retailer Paragon Sports has announced it will no longer sell Canada Goose parkas and other items that feature real fur. In a statement, the New York City-based company said it was banning fur...
The Karl Lagerfeld Brand Just Ditched Fur

The Karl Lagerfeld Brand Just Ditched Fur

After years of urging by animal rights groups, the Karl Lagerfeld brand is the latest fashion label to ban fur. The news was announced by international animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment...
Macy's and Bloomingdale's Just Banned Fur

Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s Just Banned Fur

Following California's landmark ban on the sale of fur in the state less than two weeks ago, retail giant Macys, Inc. announced that it will stop selling fur by the end of 2020. With...
California Senate Bans the Sale of Fur

California Bans the Sale of Fur

Updated October 12, 2019. | California just became the first state to ban the sale of fur. Governor Gavin Newsom signed the landmark bill into law today after it passed a Senate floor vote...
Islington Is London’s First Council to Ban Fur Sales

This Major London Borough Just Banned the Sale of Fur

Islington, a major London borough, just completely banned the sale of fur at its markets. Chapel, Exmouth, Camden Passage, and Whitecross Street markets will no longer sell fur thanks to a new law approved this...

Kylie Jenner’s Favorite Luxury Designer Has Dropped Fur

Luxury French fashion house Balmain, a favorite of Kylie Jenner, will no longer use fur. Olivier Rousteing, creative director of the 74-year-old brand, announced the change in an interview with Vogue.  “I made the decision...
Ireland Fur Farm Ban Approved By Cabinet

Ireland Fur Farm Ban Approved By Cabinet

(Updated June 27, 2019). Ireland is moving forward with a ban on fur farming. It will become the 15th European country to enact such a ban. The move was approved by the Cabinet earlier this...
Vegan Rapper RZA Urges New York City to Ban Fur

Vegan Rapper RZA Urges New York City to Ban Fur

Vegan rapper RZA has urged New York City to follow through with the proposed fur ban by writing to the City Council. City Council speaker Corey Johnson introduced the legislation in April, a week after...

Luxury Fashion House Prada Just Went Fur-Free

Fashion powerhouse Prada is going fur-free. Prada announced today that all collections starting with women's spring/summer 2020 will not use fur. The luxury Italian fashion label worked closely with nonprofit organizations the Humane Society International,...
NY Introduces Bill to Ban Sale of Fur

This Is How New York’s Fur Ban Could Change the Fur Industry

Updated April 30, 2019. A New York state lawmaker has introduced legislation that would implement a statewide ban on the sale of fur. Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) introduced the bill earlier this week, stating that...

Fur Farming May Soon Be Illegal in Ukraine

Fur farming could soon be illegal in Ukraine, according to anti-fur organization the Fur Free Alliance. Thirty-six Ukrainian MPs introduced a bill to ban fur farming in early February, the organization reports. With support from Unique...
L.A. City Council Votes Unanimously to Ban the Sale of Fur

L.A. City Council Bans the Sale of Fur

In a milestone victory for animal rights activists around the world, Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to ban the sale of fur. The new ordinance, backed today by the City...
Chanel Commits to Ending Use of Exotic Animal Skins Including Python, Lizard, and Alligator As Fashion Textiles

Chanel Commits to Ending Use of Fur and Exotic Animal Skins As Fashion Textiles

Major fashion and beauty label Chanel announced that it will ban the use of all exotic animal skins in its products. The French fashion house made the announcement on Monday, “on the eve of its...
The Sale of Fur Banned From UK Christmas Market

The Sale of Fur Banned From UK Christmas Market

The UK-based Lincoln Christmas Market is one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe. Across the four-day event, up to 250,000 will pass through the venue's gates. For many years, the City of Lincoln Council,...
Los Angeles Considers Total Ban on Fur Trade

Los Angeles Considers Total Ban on Fur Trade

The city of Los Angeles is one step closer to adopting a citywide ban on fur. LA Animal Save, a non-profit organization which holds vigils for animals going to slaughter, called upon its Instagram followers in early...

Luxembourg Bans Fur Farms, Becoming 10th Country in EU to Make Fur Production Illegal

Thanks to newly updated animal rights laws, Luxembourg has become the tenth nation in the European Union to ban fur farms. Whilst there are no known farms of this nature currently operating in the...

Major Fashion Retailer Forever 21 Officially Bans Sale of Mohair

Popular international fashion brand, Forever 21, has ceased selling mohair in a stand against animal cruelty. Animal rights organization PETA recently posted on social media celebrating the move, naming it a “BREAKING VICTORY.” PETA added, “This...

Irish City of Cork Urged to Follow San Francisco’s Lead and Ban Fur

Following the city of San Francisco's fur ban, animal rights organization PETA is urging the Irish city of Cork, sister city to San Francisco, to follow its example. "Since so many people are turning their backs...
9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Fur Industry

Students Campaign to Ban Fur From University Projects in Britain

Students are campaigning to ban the use of fur at universities across the UK in an effort to better align student values with university policy. Increasingly, the general public is turning away from the use...