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All Dutch Mink Fur Farms to Close Permanently By 2021

All Dutch Mink Fur Farms to Close Permanently By 2021

The Dutch government has agreed that all mink fur farms will close permanently by March 2021. Mink fur farming was first banned in 2013 and a complete phase-out planned for 2024. But the ban will...
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...
Mulberry Just Banned Exotic Animal Skin

Mulberry Just Banned Exotic Animal Skins

Luxury fashion brand Mulberry just banned the use of exotic animal skin from all future clothing. The upcoming spring/summer collection marks the company's departure from using exotic animal skins. The decision follows advice from conservation...
A Mink Fur Farm Is Infected With Coronavirus

2 Mink Fur Farms Are Infected With Coronavirus

Two Dutch mink fur farms face quarantine after testing positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The tests confirm that mink can catch the virus and further highlight factory farms as potential hotspots for the virus. The Dutch...
Canada Goose Is Ditching Virgin Fur For Good

Canada Goose Is Ditching Virgin Fur For Good

Luxury parka brand Canada Goose is ditching virgin fur. The brand included the new policy in its sustainability impact strategy report. The report, published Wednesday, highlights the company's pledge to use only "reclaimed" fur by...
Calvin Klein and AllSaints Just Banned Fur

Calvin Klein and AllSaints Just Banned Fur

Global Brands Group, an apparel management company that owns Aquatalia and licenses brands including Calvin Klein and AllSaints, has banned fur. In addition to Calvin Klein and AllSaints, the Hong Kong-based group also licenses Juicy...

This Photographer Is Exposing Canada’s Fur Industry

A new film aims to unearth the secrets of Canada's fur trade. "The Farm In My Backyard" holds a magnifying glass to the environmental and animal welfare concerns of fur production in Nova Scotia. ...
The queen of England goes fur free for the animals

Queen Elizabeth Goes Fur-Free for the Animals

Queen Elizabeth II is now fur-free. Faux alternatives will replace all of her furs. The Queen's personal advisor and senior dresser Angela Kelly, who has worked for the Royal Household for 25 years, revealed the...
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...
Mink Eyelashes and Slippers 'Disgust' Billie Eilish

Mink Eyelashes and Slippers ‘Disgust’ Billie Eilish

Vegan musician Billie Eilish has spoken out against the mink fur trade, urging her fans to think twice about supporting the industry. The 17-year-old singer-songwriter shared images of a mink on her Instagram Story. Eilish...
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...

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...
Australian Fur Brand Launches Vegan Faux Fur Range

Australian Fur Brand Launches Vegan Faux Fur Range

Melbourne-based fur brand Friends With Frank has launched its first vegan faux fur coat range. Founded in 2012 by Julia McCarthy, the Australian brand produces "slow-made, high quality" fur clothing, according to Fashion Journal. It...
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...
Germany Just Shut Down Its Last Fur Farm

Germany Just Shut Down Its Last Fur Farm

Germany's last remaining fur farmer has closed. The Rahden-based farm "now stands empty," according to PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), signaling the end of fur production in yet another EU country. Germany's Fur...
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...

California Aims to Be First State in American History to Ban Fur

(Updated July 09, 2019). California could soon become the first state in American history to ban fur, Now This reports. In February, Los Angeles became the largest city in the United States to ban the...

Amsterdam Ditches Fur for Fashion Week

Amsterdam Fashion Week has announced it will ditch fur at this season's event and at all of its future fashion events. The move came about following a conversation with People for the Ethical Treatment of...

Bill Maher Is Totally Judging You for Wearing Canada Goose

Political commentator Bill Maher has called out "hipsters" for wearing Canada Goose jackets. Maher made the comments in a segment of his popular HBO show "Real Time." "See, what they don't realize -- or may not...

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...
13 Celebs Who Make Faux Fur Look Fabulous

13 Celebs Who Make Faux Fur Look Fabulous

Wearing a fur coat is seen by many as a classic, Hollywood look. However, the cruelty to animals behind the scenes at fur farms is not so glamorous, with many animals - such as minks,...