You can still buy Sis the sweater and Mom that new purse without getting a lump of coal from Santa for supporting cruelty to animals. Whether you're looking for the latest trends or timeless pieces that are always in style, here's how to do it.
There are animal-loving designers who have committed to making truly cruelty-free fashions from harvested fur (the animal is not killed, but shorn or brushed to remove usable fiber); they make wonderful and terrifically long-lasting pieces.
Angora fabrics are being made for the luxury tastes of American consumers and the profits of American retailers. That doesn't just put the moral responsibility back on us -- it also puts us in a position to demand change.