IFF Investigators: Film Condemning Fur is “Staged”

A 2009 video released by People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) has been declared staged by the International Fur Federation. According to WWD, the video went viral after it was pitched as a staged snuff film of the skinning of live animals by two Chinese fur skinners. IFF told the…

Despite Opposition, Fur Sales Are Up

London Fashion Week starts September 14th and, despite fur products missing from the event, and (after a successful campaign by PETA) fashion brands, designers, and cities have banned the use or sale of fur. Despite PETA’s anti-fur fervor, sales of fur products are actually up. How it happened is best answered by a recent article…

PETA Slanders SA Mohair Industry

People for the Extortion, Torture and Abuse of human beings (PETA) attempted to slander South Africa’s mohair industry by releasing a video alleging mistreatment of Angora goats. The group was quickly rebutted by industry representatives. According to IOL, after conducting an investigation of 12 farms over a two month period, PETA alleged that it had…

The Moral Bankruptcy of Anti-Fur Protesters

The Cut has a unique article demonstrating how anti-fur protesters ultimately make fools of themselves at Fashion Week events. While, as the article points out, that the presence of fur opponents have been expected, however, the ironic thing is that during London Fashion Week that took place last week, anti-fur protesters condemned Mary Katrantzou’s event.…

The facts about angora wool

French clothing company Lacoste world renown for their IZOD brand just announced they were ending their use of angora wool. This after a PETA video came out showing in blood curdling detail how the material is removed from rabbits highlighting conditions at a Chinese farm. The images showing rabbits having their fur ripped off or…