Valentino has become the latest fashion heavyweight to go fur-free, in a move lauded by Italian campaigners as a “nail in the coffin for the cruel fur trade”.
Saks announced it would close all of its fur salons by the end of fiscal 2021 and phase out all fur products by the end of fiscal 2022.
Alexander McQueen has gone fur-free, joining the likes of Gucci, Prada, Chanel and Michael Kors in a cruelty-free mission.
Balenciaga’s Demna Gvasalia has not been using fur in his collections for the house since at least 2015 but this is the first time the label has officially made a public announcement on the matter.
US apparel retailer Alice + Olivia has banned fur from its clothing collections following pressure from animal rights organizations.
Luxury fashion giant Monique Lhuillier has announced it will stop selling products using animal fur in its stores and partner retailers by the end of next year.
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