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.
Animal rights charity Peta is best known for its naked anti-fur stunts, but these days it is more worried about wool. Co-founder Ingrid Newkirk explains why shearing is sheer cruelty
Luxury group Kering says snakes will be raised in the ‘best conditions’ before they are turned into shoes, bags and belts