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What You Never Knew About Fur, Leather, and Exotic Skins

The truth behind the fashion industry is shocking. Learn the facts, and share them with your friends.

Rabbits used for fur fashion
Fur's feces and environmental pollution
Cats and dogs slaughtered for fur fashion
Chemicals used on fur
Geese live plucked feathers and gaping wounds
Animals killed for leather skin fashion
Alligator skins for clothing fashion

Today's innovative designers and trendsetters prove that cruelty-free fashion is hot now and always will be. World-renowned designer Ralph Lauren banned fur from his clothing lines, saying, "[W]e feel that the time is right to take this action." Hitting the runways in style and compassion are …


Stella McCartney

A lifelong vegetarian, Stella McCartney uses compassion as her inspiration for all her fashion creations. "As a designer, I like to work with fabrics that don't bleed; that's why I avoid all animal skins." Stella led PETA's first-ever anti-fur campaign and asked other designers to shun fur. "Please join me in exploring the huge variety of fashionable shoes, belts, purses, and wallets that aren't the product of a cow's violent death," she said.


Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart

Animal advocate, designer, and owner of Vaute Couture, Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart hit the ground running with her first collection in 2009. Celebrities, including Alicia Silverstone and Emily Deschanel, flocked to own one of her eco-conscious coats. Since then Vaute Couture (spelled for "haute couture" with a "V" for vegan) continues to set the bar in fusing fashion and ethics.


Tim Gunn

When Tim Gunn isn't co-hosting and mentoring new designers on Project Runway, he's opening the fashion industry's eyes to the cruelty involved in the production of fur, telling the Los Angeles Times, "Wearing fur is like wearing a big sign reading, 'I'm in favor of inflicting cruelty and pain on animals as a fashion statement.' Unspeakable torture is inflicted on dogs, cats, bunnies, raccoons, foxes, minks, and myriad trapped, helpless creatures in the name of fashion—yes, dogs and cats."


Marc Bouwer

Marc Bouwer has helped add humanity to Hollywood with a strong celebrity client list. He creates pieces based on his belief that "[f]ur belongs on an animal, not a hanger. … [W]ith the technology available today to create so many variations of fabric, it is just irresponsible to wear fur." His animal-friendly designs continue to awe both celebrities and fashionistas.