I don't know about you, but when I purchase something, I like to feel confident it's what I've been promised. For instance: If I am acquiring a coat trimmed with "faux fur," I prefer that the fur actually be faux, as opposed to something called a "raccoon dog."
In a hidden-camera video made earlier this year and released today, The Humane Society and New York Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal visit retail chain Century 21 and found that fur-trimmed and fur-lined garments were often mislabled or not labeled at all.
Designer Jean-Paul Gaultier is one of the highlights of Paris Fashion Week: Love him or loathe him, he always gives the fashion folk something to talk about. But, following last night's Fall 2008 presentation, many in attendance had little to say: Gaultier's audience, in fact, was rendered speechless by his…