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Street style outfitsStreet Style, Fall Winter 2019, Milan Fashion Week, Italy - 20 Feb 2019

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

Backstage at Prada Men's Fall 2019

Designer and Luxury

Prada Group to Go Fur-Free

The Italian luxury group said Wednesday that it will no longer use animal fur in its designs or new products, starting from the spring 2020 women’s collections.

clock May 22, 2019Luisa Zargani

Tapestry Inc. ceo Victor Luis.

Financial

Tapestry Makes International Comeback

But first, the fashion house is focusing on issues close to home.

clock May 9, 2019Kellie Ell

Stella Jean's Prince of Wales wool coat and Adrienne Landau’s fox-fur coat, Design History’s wool turtleneck under Vanessa Seward’s cotton dress and Carolina Herrera's wool pants. 3.1 Phillip Lim earrings.

Fashion Scoops

Fur Supporters Plan to Keep Fighting New York City’s Proposed Ban on Fur Sales

Fur industry advocates are expected to continue to keep knocking on doors, making phone calls and setting up meetings with New York City council members.

clock April 5, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

Stella McCartney on the catwalkStella McCartney show, Runway, Fall Winter 2019, Paris Fashion Week, France - 04 Mar 2019

Legal

Stella McCartney’s ‘Fur-Free Fur’ Tag Gathers Steam

The brand won an appeal in a trademark tussle, paving the way for it to register “Fur-Free Fur” as a trademark for its imitation-fur clothing and accessories.

clock April 3, 2019Sindhu Sundar

Diane von Furstenberg8th Annual DVF Awards, Show, New York, USA - 06 Apr 2017

Fashion Scoops

New York City Council Proposes Ban of Fur Sales for Apparel

New York City officials are considering banning the sale of fur apparel, following in the footsteps of such West Coast cities as San Francisco and Los Angeles.

clock April 3, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

fur protesters

Fashion Scoops

California’s Proposed Fur Ban Continues Push Forward

The bill has now cleared its second hearing, passing the state Judiciary Committee.

clock March 26, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Stella McCartneyBloomberg and Vanity Fair Gala Dinner, London, United Kingdom - 11 Dec 2018

Business Features

WWD List: Designers Warming Up to Faux Fur

As more consumers are ditching fur, fashion brands are taking note.

clock March 13, 2019Kellie Ell

PETA demonstrators in cat outfits celebrate a "No Fur" fashion week last fall in London.

Government and Trade

Proposed Statewide Fur Ban Inches Forward in California

A bill first introduced in December in the state Assembly has cleared its first committee hearing and now moves to the Judiciary Committee.

clock March 12, 2019Kari Hamanaka

PETA demonstrators in cat outfits celebrate a "No Fur" fashion week last fall in London.

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Film Denouncing Fur Deemed ‘Staged’ by IFF Investigators

The International Fur Federation described the 2009 video, which is used by antifur groups, as a “snuff film.”

clock March 5, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

TheOneMilano

Designer and Luxury

Italian Fur Industry Takes a Green Path at TheOneMilano

Nearly 400 companies exhibited at the trade show running Feb. 22 to 25 with one area dedicated to Chinese firms.

clock February 28, 2019Teresa Potenza

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Beauty

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clock 19hJennifer Weil

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