H&M announced this week that it has decided to ban mohair from products across its chains by 2020 following PETA allegations of cruelty at goat farms. Zara, Gap and Topshop have also vowed to ban the fibre.
The FDNY Foundation has released an official statement refuting claims made in a PETA release which stated that the organization felt remorse over its recent The Bravest Coat collaboration with Canada Goose.
With more and more fashion houses going fur-free, San Francisco banning fur sales in the city and British MPs considering outlawing all imports of pelts after Brexit, the signs do not seem good for the fur sector.
Animal rights activists protested in Pyeongchang on Tuesday, adding that PETA’s campaigns over the last 15 years in Asia were gaining traction and that they had contributed to a dramatic decrease in fur sales in China.