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Hooray! Giorgio Armani Goes Fur-Free

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.22.2016 | Style

Good news for cuddly animals and the people who love them! Luxury clothing designer Giorgio Armani announced today that his labels will be 100 percent...

Rapper Gaiaisi Shames Fur Wearing Celebs

Outspeak | Posted 02.24.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Rapper/activist Gabriel Nadler aka Gaiaisi released his track You're Wearing WHO? to bring more awareness to the lives of animals that are murdered for the sake of vanity. Nadler calls out many celebrities who rock the fur style. Even celebs like Emma Stone, who have dogs themselves, have made a decision to wear fur covered hoods.

If You Love This Raccoon Dog, Know That You Might Be Wearing One

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.27.2016 | Style

Tanu, an adorable tanuki or “raccoon dog,” set the hearts of the Internet on fire this week. It’s pretty easy to see why. Tanu, who lives as a p...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year, New Stores

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.30.2015 | New York
Read More: Champagne, 2016, Happy New Year, Times Square, Madison Avenue, Sonia Rykiel, 816 Madison Ave, Paris, France, Ready-to-Wear Collections, Fur, Leather, Shoes, Children's Lines, Julie De Libran, 935 Madison Avenue, Italy, Milan, Pope, United States, Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, Intermix, Moda Operandi, Neiman Marcus, Net-a-Porter, Saks, Shopbop, Moynat, Faith Hope Consolo, New York Fashion Week, February, Dover Street Market, Apple, Mac, Iphone, Macbook, Ipad, Jimmy Choo, 699 Madison Avenue, Hermès, Isabel Marant, 23 East 67th Street, The Row, 17 East 71st Street, Ashley Olsen, Full House, Mary-Kate Olsen, Midtown, Saks OFF 5TH, Billionaires Row, Millionaires Row, 135 East 57th Street, Saks Fifth Avenue, Discount Designer Handbags, Dresses, Tower 57, Brookfield Place, Target, 255 Greenwich Street, Tribeca, East Harlem, Westfield World Trade Center, World Trade Center, 7 WTC, Oculus, Santiago Calatrava, 3 World Trade Center, 4 World Trade Center, Aesop, Aldo, The Art of Shaving, Banana Republic, Beer Table, Breitling, Camper, Caudalie, Charles Tyrwhitt, Cole Haan, Cos, Crabtree & Evelyn, Designer Eyes, Dune London, Eataly, Edward Beiner, Epicerie Boulud, Fika, Folli Follie, Fossil, Hugo Boss, Joe Coffee, John Barrett Salon, John Varvatos, Kate Spade New York, Kiehl's, Kiko Milano, L'Occitane, La Colombe, Lacoste, Links of London, LK Bennett, London Jewelers, Longines, Lore Wine & Spirits, M.a.C, Market Lane (Previously Known as Jones the Grocer), Michael Kors, K. Minamoto, Montblanc, Nobletree Coffee, NuNu Chocolates, Pandora, Penhaglion's, Reiss, Rituals Cosmetics, Sephora, Stuart Weitzman, Swatch, Thomas Sabo, Tissot, True Religion, Turnbull & Asser, Under Armour, Une De 50, Victoria's Secret, Victoria's Secret Beauty, Vince Camuto, & Other Stories, Aquazzura, Matchesfashion, New York News
Faith Hope Consolo

It's time to pop the champagne and celebrate the new shopping landscape that is on the horizon in 2016.

The Vicious Reality of Steel-Jaw Leghold Traps

Julia Orr | Posted 12.21.2015 | Green
Julia Orr

Steel-jaw leghold traps--even the name sounds vicious for these contraptions used on fur-bearing animals in the U.S Banned in approximately eighty-five countries including the European Union these ghastly apparatus are still being used today in the U.S including on the Navajo Nation.

Petting Zoo Accused Of Slaughtering Endangered Animals For Fur

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business

An animal advocacy group is threatening to sue a Minnesota wildlife farm and petting zoo that it claims is slaughtering gray wolves for their fur. Fur...

Is That Dog Fur on Your Canada Goose Jacket?

Joseph Satto | Posted 12.07.2015 | Green
Joseph Satto

This morning, I was struck by the irony of a young woman walking a dog while wearing coyote fur on the collar of her Canada Goose jacket (yes, coyotes and domesticated dogs are part of the same Canis family). Although I let blissful ignorance prevail, I imagined a conversation.

Here's How Your Old Fur Coats Can Help Injured And Orphaned Animals

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.25.2015 | Good News

Keeping your old fur coats hidden away in the back of a closet isn't helping anyone. Sending them to a nonprofit in Minnesota that'll strip these garm...

Why Does Ebay Allow the Sale of Fur?

Bernie Shine | Posted 09.27.2015 | Green
Bernie Shine

I often sign animal rights petitions on www.change.org, and they recently emailed me a notice of a petition asking Ebay to ban the sale of furs. Click...

An Open Letter to Ellen DeGeneres: Please Remember Animals

Chris Sosa | Posted 09.23.2015 | Green
Chris Sosa

More than 100,000 Care2 members have signed my petition protesting your decision to include the skins of animals in the ED by Ellen clothing line, which is confirmed to feature leather and may include other animal-derived products.

In the Shadow of Cecil the Lion's Death, Do Something to Help Animals

Ken White | Posted 08.06.2015 | San Francisco
Ken White

The death of Cecil the lion has appropriately generated tremendous outrage. Good. But outrage only goes so far. Beyond that emotional response, there are many things you can do -- both large and small -- to help animals.

Fashion's Biological Future Is Now

Joshua Katcher | Posted 07.24.2016 | Style
Joshua Katcher

In an industry notorious for transience, flux and experimentation, it's counterintuitive to consider that the fashion system is stuck in a rut when it comes to materials and real sustainability.

Fashion's Fur Problem: Fur Is More Fashionable Then Ever. But Why?

David Dietz | Posted 07.22.2016 | Style
David Dietz

The arc of history bends towards progress, but for the fashion industry, change isn't progressing fast enough.

Hugo Boss Says It Plans To Go Fur Free By 2016

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.08.2015 | Style

Luxury fashion brand Hugo Boss will be going "fur free" as of its Fall/Winter 2016 collection, the brand announced earlier this week. In a statement f...

Fashion's Finest Tree Huggers

Bianca Heyward | Posted 06.08.2015 | Style
Bianca Heyward

Fashion is typically forgotten when thinking about environmental issues. Luckily, some big names in the industry are helping to bring it to the forefront of global issues -- voicing their opinions through their social media accounts and beyond.

The Faithful Shopper: Favorite Flagships

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.16.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

One of the great advantages of shopping in the greatest retail city in the world is that we can visit each designer or brand's largest statement stores (aka flagships).

Fur Is Simply Bad Design

Joshua Katcher | Posted 05.02.2015 | Style
Joshua Katcher

The beauty of fashion objects often stand in harsh contrast to the ugliness of how they're made. And that ugliness is avidly avoided, intentionally hidden beneath layers of expensive marketing, or -- in the case of something like fur -- transformed into a transgressive indulgence.

Pink Gets Naked For PETA Anti-Fur Ad

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.11.2015 | Green

Pink would “rather go naked than wear fur” -- and that’s not just lip service. The 35-year-old singer has stripped down in support of the P...

All About Otters!

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Terrell

I adore otters. Otters just seem so cute with their furry bodies and impish grins. Their slender frames move effortlesstly in whatever environment they are in. Every time I see an otter, I smile and hope they see me back.

Fifty Shades of White And a Touch of Red; Red Foxes in The Snow

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 02.22.2015 | Green
Roeselien Raimond

Snow, in my country, is some kind of...curiosity. It might snow a few days a winter, but years can go by completely snow-less as well. People specula...

The Fake Stuff Makes Us Want the Real Stuff

Evey Rosenbloom | Posted 02.02.2015 | Style
Evey Rosenbloom

I wonder if the wearing and promotion of the "faux," normalized the style, causing the explosive resurgence of real fur back to the center of our culture. I believe that wearing anything that looks like fur advertises the trend and encourages others to dress that way.

Foosball Figurines Reignite the Spanish Imagination

Patricia Echeverria | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Patricia Echeverria

Everywhere, we hear that the Spanish economy is drowning. The narrative is one of corruption, laziness, and discontent. But what if we were to change that story, if we depicted a more colorful narrative to re-ignite the Spanish imagination?

Hundreds Of Rabbits Died To Make This Billboard

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.17.2014 | Green

A New Zealand pizza chain hopped into a good deal of controversy for a rabbit pizza it's serving for Easter, and the fur-covered billboard it's using ...

NBC to Johnny Weir: Yes to Tiaras and Mascara, No to Fur

Dan Mathews | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green
Dan Mathews

Johnny Weir says he wears fur because he wants to wear something expensive in order to show that he's "made it." Well, Johnny, many of these cruelty-free designers' goods are pretty pricey, so that won't be a problem.

PHOTOS: A Parade Of Colorful Furs

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks and Dana Oliver | Posted 06.27.2014 | Style

By Day 3 of New York Fashion Week, everyone was jumping on the "It's super cold" bandwagon. So we weren't surprised to see a parade of fur coats on Sa...