WASHINGTON — The Humane Society of the U.S. petitioned the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday to investigate Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman for alleged false advertising and mislabeling of fur.
The petition alleged that Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman advertised and sold Manolo Blahnik boots that were either mislabeled or were made with fur from an endangered species. Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman are divisions of Neiman Marcus Group.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"