Activists welcome Her Majesty’s move, in line with Prada and Gucci’s abandonment of fur – although she will still wear her existing fur items
The pelt trade is thriving thanks to a fad for Canada Goose parkas, but animal advocates are calling for a boycott
Los Angeles recently banned fur sales, and hundreds of top designers and retailers – including Burberry, Gucci, Versace, Michael
The global online retail platform aims to be free from certain animal-derived products as of next year – in line with changing consumer attitudes towards animal welfare
Move to adopt synthetic fibres comes six months after protesters heckle designer at New York speech
So often dismissed as superficial, fashion has the power to change behaviour and attitudes. And that’s something that’s needed now more than ever, says Laura Craik.