Mom's fur coat had been hanging in my closet ever since I moved her out to California six months before she died. When we want to get our coats out, we push it to the right, and when we want to get our luggage, we push it to the left. We have been pushing that coat back and forth for 10 years.
Flipping through the pages of Vogue today, I felt like detective Clarisse Starling knocking on the door to Jame "Buffalo Bill" Gumb's house. I leaf through page after page of cadavers or rather just the skins being worn for the love of fashion or rather obsession.
Last night, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved the Truth in Fur Labeling Act, a bill to protect consumers and animals by requiring all garments containing animal fur to be accurately labeled by species and country of origin.