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 1:30pm 12/15/13 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 12:30pm 3/09/13 12:30pm

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

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 5:00pm 2/14/13 5:00pm

Animals Strut Down the Runway in Human Body Parts

At least, this is what appears to be happening. Some of the outfits are made of body parts, some are made of... ???. Obviously it's a play on animal fur in fashion; imagining a potential reality if roles were reversed. Created by ad agency Ogilvy & Mather, the video was released during fashion week because, yeah,… » 2/06/13 11:00pm 2/06/13 11:00pm