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Accidental Fur: Boston Company Turns Roadkill Into Fashion

By Philip Marcelo | Dec 14
Pamela Paquin's source for fashion is either "tres chic" or will make you shriek. She creates neck muffs, leg warmers, hats, purses and more from roadkill, or "accidental fur," as she prefers to call it.

International Fashion Retailers Commit to Go Fur Free

Dec 22
The Fur Free Retailer Program is an international effort to give consumers accurate information about a retailer’s fur policy, allowing consumers to make an informed choice when shopping. The program aims to further the spirit of ethical consumerism.

Winners of 4th Annual Fur Free Fashion Competition Announced

Aug 31
Born Free USA’s 4th Annual fffashion (Fur Free Fashion) Competition attracted emerging designers from around the globe who believe in the benefits of shunning fur, protecting animals and the environment, and embracing the green fashion movement.

Fashion Tips for a Wildlife-Friendly Holiday Season

Nov 20
Animal-inspired clothing is the hot fashion trend this season and Born Free USA, a leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, applauds the runway and consumers for loving animals and expressing their fondness for wildlife.

West Hollywood Bans Sale of All Fur Apparel

Sep 21
The city of West Hollywood has pushed forward historic legislation, making it the first city in the U.S. to ban the the sale of fur apparel. The city council voted unanimously (5-0) for the ban.

Neiman Marcus to pay Humane Society $25,000

Feb 6
Neiman Marcus Inc. has agreed to pay a $25,000 judgment after a court found the luxury retailer falsely advertising two coats as being "faux fur" trimmed when the items had Asian raccoon dog fur. Read more...

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