Fur

Oh! By Kopenhagen Fur Fall 2019

Government and Trade

Kopenhagen Fur, World’s Largest Fur Auction House, to Shut

The auction house is planning a “controlled shutdown” by 2023, following the Danish government’s decision to cull the country’s mink population amid a COVID-19 scare.

clock November 13, 2020Natalie Theodosi

They Are Wearing: New York Fashion Week Fall 2018

Business

Denmark Fuzzy on Mink Culling Details

Denmark’s prime minister apologized for illegal mass mink culling said to be a “recommendation” not “directive.”

clock November 12, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Yves Salomon RTW Fall 2019

Government and Trade

After Denmark’s Cull of 15 Million Minks, Can the Fur Industry Recover?

Animal activists are calling for a total ban as a result of the COVID-19 infections on Danish mink farms, while fur traders see opportunity for long-term growth.

clock November 10, 2020Natalie Theodosi

Fendi Fur-Trimmed Leather Sandals.

Retail

Nordstrom Latest to Stop Selling Fur, Exotic Skins

Several other retailers and brands have vowed to stop selling fur, but Nordstrom is the first retailer to also ban exotic skins.

clock September 29, 2020Kali Hays

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Fashion Trends

Faux Fur, Vegan Fur — Is There a Difference in Impact?

Vegan fur seems to have stepped in as a re-brand for its faux counterpart — but neither may necessarily be more sustainable than the other.

clock September 15, 2020Tara Donaldson

One of the only fur showrooms in San Francisco before the ban was approved in 2018.

Legal

Pro-Fur Group Loses Attempt to Halt San Francisco Fur Ban

The city enacted a ban on the sale of fur earlier this year as many major brands already abandoned its use.

clock July 22, 2020Kali Hays

Uniglo shop in BrusselsUniqlo Shop, Brussels, Belgium - 16 Nov 2017

Fashion Scoops

Uniqlo Said to Ban Alpaca After Appeals From PETA

The animal rights group investigated the largest alpaca farm in Peru.

clock July 14, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Fashion Show Reviews

Yves Salomon RTW Fall 2020

The furrier debuted a “Resource Pact” stating its plans to drastically reduce the production of animal fur.

clock March 4, 2020Fleur Burlet

Inès & Maréchal Pre-Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Inès & Maréchal Pre-Fall 2020

The French furrier focused on a natural palette of sand, sky blue and light green to create pared-back pieces designed to complement an existing wardrobe.

clock January 15, 2020Fleur Burlet

Collini

Fashion Scoops

Collini Milano 1937 Opens First Milan Store

The unit is located in Via Santo Spirito, near Via Montenapoleone.

clock January 14, 2020Luisa Zargani

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Retail

Pro-Fur Group Sues San Francisco Over Fur Ban

Going fur-free is getting popular among brands, retailers and now local legislators, so the fur industry is taking it’s fight to the courts.

clock January 13, 2020Kali Hays

A picture from The Attico's "Call Me Back" eco-friendly capsule collection.

Fashion Scoops

The Attico Unveils Eco-Friendly Holiday Capsule

The Eighties-themed lineup includes six upcycled vintage furs, bejeweled pumps and a lipstick available on Dec. 10.

clock December 9, 2019Martino Carrera

Sandro RTW Spring 2020

Fashion Scoops

Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot Go Fur-Free

Claudie Pierlot is the last of the four SMCP ready-to-wear brands to ban fur from its collections.

clock November 29, 2019Fleur Burlet

Fox fur scarf options from Mitchie's Matchings, at Moda.

Designer and Luxury

California Officially Bans Sale, Manufacture of New Fur

Governor Gavin Newsom made California the first state to enact such a ban. Now, pro-fur groups are vowing litigation.

clock October 12, 2019Kali Hays

Betsey Johnson hangs out with a fan during the Betsey Johnson-Urban Outfitters launch party in New York.

Fashion Scoops

Betsey Johnson and The Nineties Are Back

Fresh from open-heart surgery, the 76-year-old fashion designer comes to Manhattan to celebrate the launch of a new collaboration with Urban Outfitters.

clock May 31, 2019Kellie Ell

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