After hearing from PETA that gentle alpacas are restrained so tightly that their legs are nearly wrenched out of their sockets in preparation for shearing, Deckers Outdoor Corporation committed to phasing out alpaca fleece by fall 2023! The company’s brands—which include HOKA, Koolaburra, Sanuk, Teva, and UGG—join the more than 70 other brands that have banned the material. Please urge Anthropologie to follow their lead.
Deckers Bans Alpaca Fleece
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