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UK government launch ‘call for evidence’ on the fur trade
The government has launched a formal ‘call for evidence’ asking for the fashion industry and general public to give evidence on the fur trade in the UK, to help “inform future government policy”. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is encouraging the public, fashion industry and businesses to contribute and share their...
1 Jun 2021
Boohoo & TK Maxx among online retailers selling real fur labelled as fake
London - Fashion retailers still have difficulty spotting the difference between real fur and fake, which has lead to a number of online giants, including Boohoo.com, TK Maxx, Miss Bardo and Amazon UK unknowingly selling real fur as faux. Together with the likes of Groupon, Etsy and Not On The High Street, these online retailers have been...
20 Dec 2017
The Fur Debate: Yoox Net-a-Porter Group Goes Fur-Free
London - The luxury fur trade industry was delivered a heavy blow today as one of the world’s leading online luxury fashion retail companies - Yoox Net-a-Porter Group - announced it was 100 percent fur-free. This move sees Group banning all items and products made from real animal fur from its multi-brand online stores: Net-a-Porter, Mr Porter,...
6 Jun 2017