NEW YORK — It is undeniably a status symbol, but of what?
Fur is probably the only material that a moviegoer would expect to see in the costume of both a socialite and a neanderthal. For two decades, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has worked to emphasize the latter image in American consumers’ minds, trying to change the perception of fur from one of luxury and indulgence to one of cruelty and antiquity.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)