Kangaroos Are Gross, Both On Land and Inside Your Gucci Shoe 

Animal rights activists may find themselves put off by a new line of shoes made by Gucci for Fall 2015, which are embellished with the fur of kangaroos. Kangaroo fur is, according to a Gucci spokesperson, a “well-managed harvest program, and thus can be classified under our guidelines as a sustainable fur.” There is a… »8/18/15 6:01pm8/18/15 6:01pm

Stores Suspend Angora Fur Sourcing Amid Reports of Rabbit Abuse

Just in time for the holidays, some British clothing stores are pulling angora products from the shelves amid claims that millions of rabbits are being mistreated in China because it's not enough for humans to demonstrate their superiority over the rest of the animal kingdom by shaving them naked and using their fur… »12/15/13 1:30pm12/15/13 1:30pm

Does Wearing Vintage Fur Instead of New Fur Make You a Better Person?

It's common knowledge that today's fur industry is notoriously cruel to our fuzzy little brethren of Earth, and understandable that the tide has turned severely since the Golden Age of Hollywood, when women like Liz Taylor and Rita Hayworth would traipse around red carpets with full-body fox stoles around their necks… »3/09/13 12:30pm3/09/13 12:30pm

Ralph Lauren, for the Reg American Pretending to Be Jetset Euro Royalty in You

Ralph Lauren is known for doing luxe Americana, but the fall 2013 collection he showed today — as New York Fashion week draws to a close — had European influences. Some of the hats seemed Russian; the carpet bags looked like from elsewhere in Eastern Europe; there were Spanish ruffles and French berets. Oh, and in… »2/14/13 5:00pm2/14/13 5:00pm