Gap and Zara Ban Angora Fur Following Outcry Over Cruelty to Bunnies

Following mounting pressure from EVERY HUMAN WITH A CONSCIENCE, Gap and Zara have joined several other retailers in (temporarily) banning products made with angora fur. Like something in which the wicked and depraved antagonist of a YA novel would shroud their withered heart, angora fur is commonly gathered by tying… » 12/27/13 12:40pm 12/27/13 12:40pm

Factory Conditions at Zara Look To Have Improved Since Last Year…

Last August Zara factories were busted for slave-like working conditions for undocumented workers from Peru and Bolivia; now there's an in-depth look at the La Coruña, Galicia headquarters of Inditex, the company that owns the fast-fashion brand. An Istanbul-based writer went inside the Zara and Zara Home warehouses… » 11/10/12 3:15pm 11/10/12 3:15pm

Zara Says It Really Had No Idea Its Clothes Were Being Manufactured In …

Two sweatshops run by Zara suppliers were recently raided in Brazil, and the details that are emerging are all pretty sad: the youngest person freed from the factory was just 14 years old, and authorities say the workers were toiling in "slave-like conditions." The staff, mostly undocumented immigrants from Peru and… » 8/19/11 12:20pm 8/19/11 12:20pm

MAC Wants You To Lasso Some Wonder Woman-Inspired Makeup For Spring

  • "Since Wonder Woman has this amazing strength," explains a spokesperson, everything's oversized. Products range from $14 for fake lashes to $49.50 for "a brush set with its own metallic utility belt," and are expected to generate sales of $20m. [WWD]
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Alleged Sexter Brett Favre Might Lose His Denim Endorsement Deal

  • Brett Favre's unsolicited-penis-picture-sending ways might cost him his endorsement deal with Wrangler. The company wouldn't comment on the athlete's future with the brand, but said it was following the story, "like everyone else." [WWD]
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