WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission has issued a final rule in its review of the Fur Products Name Guide, handing a victory to the fur and retail industry after it rejected a proposal by the Humane Society of the United States and others to change the classification and labeling requirements of a certain type of animal whose fur is widely used in garments.
The HSUS has long been pressing the FTC to change the classification of “Asiatic Raccoon,” which has been on the books since 1961, to “Raccoon Dog.” The HSUS and others argued in FTC filings that the current classification misleads consumers as to a product’s fur content, which they contended is related to a domestic dog, a fact they claimed U.S. consumers might object to wearing.
@moncler unveiled its latest project, #MonclerGenius, yesterday at Milan Fashion Week. The Italian outwear maker gave show-goers a preview of the monthly collections – which were created by eight designers and creative talents including Pierpaolo Piccioli, Simone Rocha, Craig Green and more – that will start rolling out in the summer.
In honor of Rihanna’s 30th birthday, we took a look back at an interview with the Barbados-native when she was just 18 years old. Here, she talked about her second album, “A Girl Like Me” in 2006. “I want to be me. I want people to fall in love with who Rihanna is, and that’s why I want the album to be about me so people can really find out who this girl Rihanna is, because they only know the ‘Pon de Replay’ girl.” Fast forward 12 years, and she’s released six more albums and has become a powerhouse in both the fashion and music industries. Happy birthday, @badgalriri 🎈(📷: Pavel Antonov) #wwdarchive