Following a meeting with PETA, Dutch—the parent company of labels Joie, Equipment, and Current/Elliott—agreed to ban fur. The material was removed from its websites and stores, and none of the existing fur items in China will be shipped to the U.S. Dutch’s products are available in premium department stores and specialty shops in more than 2,000 locations in 75 countries as well as online and through the company’s own retail outlets.
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind