We all belong to the same bare race. We all, ultimately, care for the same things, and we are all naked apes, the children of fur.
Fur: Has a New Generation Shrugged Off the Old Stigma?
New statistics from the International Fur Federation suggest a once-reviled industry is thriving.
Campaign Shows the Modern Face of Fur
The International Fur Federation (IFF) has developed a global fashion campaign to communicate the modern face of fur and to break down stereotypes around what fur is and who wears it.
Fur or Faux? Say Goodbye to the Old Taboos
The real deal is making a comeback, ironically driven by the abundance of fakes, writes Francesca Fearon.
Perceptions Change With Education
“Anti-fur sentiment has waned as more ethical practices lure younger generations to their modern designs,”
Be a Sensitive and Smart Consumer!
You can be sensitive to concerns about the Earth and smart about your clothing choices! Read on to learn why fur is nature’s most beautiful, natural fiber and one of the most environment-sensitive choices you can make!
Let Me Count the Ways
Born in Canada where temperatures routinely fell to 20 degrees blow 0, fur coats kept the cold at bay.
Hello “Wear Your Fur Friday”
As the days grow crisp and cold, Americans celebrate the rites of Fall: Football, Thanksgiving, jumping into piles of leaves… In an annual ritual, we put away the cool cottons and silks of summer and pull out the warm wools, leathers and furs of winter. There’s another ritual now on the calendar, “Wear Your Fur Friday”!
The following article first appeared in the National Post, Canada, Jan. 4, 2005, and is reproduced with the author’s permission. Body-conscious buyers drive price of pelt to record high By James Cowan for the National Post Boosted by softening attitudes toward the seal hunt and renewed international trade, seal pelt prices are breaking records as…
Aspen’s Haute Couture This article by Tamara Leigh first appeared in Third Coast Digest. It started with going to see Anna Karenina before Christmas. I was captivated by the Dr. Zhivago-esque exquisiteness of the fur costumes—a visual treat for fashion followers like myself, and apparently the Oscar nominating committee, as Anna Karenina is up for Best Costume Design. Then I went…