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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...
What Do Vegans Wear That's Cruelty-Free?

What Do Vegans Wear That’s Cruelty-Free?

When people think of the vegan lifestyle, often the first thing that comes to mind is what can't be eaten and what can be eaten. However, veganism extends to more than just the food...
Designer Fashion Label Armani Debuts Men's Faux Fur Coat and Boots at Fall/Winter 2019-20 Fashion Show

Designer Fashion Label Armani Debuts Men’s Vegan Fur Range

Luxury fashion brand Armani just debuted a men's vegan fur range at its autumn/winter 2019 show in Milan. Photos from the show reveal that the range features a men's faux fur coat, boots, and...
These 11 Vegan Celebrities Are Speaking Up for Black Lives Matter

Miley Cyrus Turns ‘Santa Baby’ Into a Vegan Feminist Anthem

Vegan singer and fashion designer Miley Cyrus gave a classic Christmas song a much-needed makeover on "The Tonight Show" last night. In a skit with show host Jimmy Fallon, Cyrus unpacks the lyrics to the...

Faux Fur Designer to Launch Vegan Converse Range

British designer Hannah Weiland, who specializes in cruelty-free fashion, is set to launch a six-piece collection with vegan-friendly shoe brand Converse. After a stint at the London College of Fashion, where she received a diploma...

Detroit Residents Urged to Wear Vegan Fur and Down Instead of Canada Goose

Detroit residents are being urged to avoid stores that sell Canada Goose jackets, which are lined with animal fur and stuffed with down. A new billboard urges them instead to opt for vegan outerwear. The...
Lacoste and the Fast Retailing Co. Ditch Mohair Following Brutal Expose of the Industry

Lacoste Joins 340 Brands and Ditches Mohair

International French clothing company Lacoste, recognizable by its green crocodile logo, has banned mohair. According to international animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), Lacoste, along with Fast Retailing Co. - which...
Academy Award-Winning Actor Penélope Cruz Urges Animal Lovers to Ditch Fur in PETA Ad

Penélope Cruz Urges Animal Lovers to Stop Wearing Fur

Academy Award-winning actor Penélope Cruz is urging animal lovers to ditch fur in a new ad. In the ad, Cruz cradles an orange tabby cat paired with the text: "Make us purr. Don't wear fur." PEOPLE...
Dua Lipa Is Head to Toe in Vegan Fur By Stella McCartney

Dua Lipa Is Head to Toe in Vegan Fur By Stella McCartney

Musician Dua Lipa recently stepped out in a vegan ensemble, with a Stella McCartney shaggy faux fur coat as the star of the show. The fashion world is veering away from fur, as more and...
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,...
Luxury Fashion Designer Jean Paul Gaultier Drops Fur, Deeming Industry 'Absolutely Deplorable'

Luxury Fashion Designer Jean Paul Gaultier Drops Fur, Deeming Industry ‘Absolutely Deplorable’

Luxury fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier says he will ditch fur, deeming the animal fur industry "absolutely deplorable." Announcing the news on French television last night, the haute couture and prêt-à-porter designer promised to ditch fur from all...

Topshop Launches Cruelty-Free Designer-Quality Faux Fur Coats

British multinational fashion retailer Topshop has released a vegan-friendly, faux fur coat that could pass as designer. On its website, Topshop introduces the mid-length coat as "the fashion favourite velvet faux fur coat." Designed with "ultra-soft" fabric and made from...

Luxury Label Coach Ditches Mink, Coyote, Fox, and Rabbit Fur Because ‘It’s the Right...

Luxury accessories and clothing label Coach has agreed to phase out fur from all of its designs. While the brand will currently still uses shearling, mohair, and angora wool, it has ditched all types of fur,...

‘Love Island’ Stars Samira Mighty, Laura Anderson, and Laura Crane Urge Parliament to Go...

Stars of the British reality dating show "Love Island" took to the steps of Parliament last week to urge the government and British citizens to go fur-free. Holding pink heart-shaped balloons reading "#FurFreeBritian" Samira Mighty, Laura Anderson,...
Bulgaria's Agriculture and Food Committee Votes Unanimously in Favor of Fur Farm Ban

Bulgaria’s Agriculture and Food Committee Votes Unanimously in Favor of Fur Farm Ban

Bulgaria is moving closer to a ban on fur farms, according to the NGO The Civic Initiative for Banning the Extraction of Valuable Skins in Bulgaria. In June, the initiative delivered a petition with more than...
Luxury Designer Diane von Furstenberg Ditches Fur and Angora

Luxury Designer Diane von Furstenberg Ditches Fur and Angora

Luxury fashion design label Diane von Furstenberg (DVF) has announced that it will no longer use fur and angora in its collections. The decision was prompted by an investigation of angora rabbit farms in China, where...

Vegan Designer Stella McCartney Hopes For a Leather-Free Fashion Industry

Vegan, designer, and activist Stella McCartney hopes that one day the fashion industry will be free of leather clothing and accessories. In the past few months, a number of high profile designer labels have ditched...

Vegan Celeb Pamela Anderson Is the Reason Melania Trump and Kim Kardashian Ditched Fur

Vegan actor and activist Pamela Anderson has long been vocal about animal rights, frequently using her large platform to generate conversation and inspire change. Now, the 51-year-old's advocacy is motivating others in the entertainment industry...

London Fashion Week Goes Completely Fur-Free

The British Fashion Council (BFC)  has confirmed that September's London Fashion Week will be completely fur-free; it is the first of the main fashion weeks from around the globe to do so. The council's decision...

Designer Fashion Label Burberry Officially Ditches Fur From All Future Collections

British fashion label Burberry announced that it will drop fur from all future collections. According to the BBC, the brand will also stop the practice of burning its unsold items, effective immediately. "Modern luxury means being...
Vegan Fashion Designer Stella McCartney Launches Cruelty-Free Coats

Vegan Fashion Designer Stella McCartney Launches ‘Fur-Free Fur’

Sustainable luxury vegan fashion designer Stella McCartney just launched her latest collection. Included in the new line are attention-grabbing "fur-free fur" animal print sustainable items, such as accessories, jumpsuits, and luxe fur coats. The "statement-making"...