Genesco’s brands Johnston & Murphy, Journeys, Little Burgundy, and Schuh have banned alpaca fleece. The parent company made the decision after PETA showed it how terrified alpacas scream and desperately struggle while workers pin them to large tables and violently shear them. Even though more than 50 brands worldwide have banned alpaca fleece, some companies, such as Anthropologie, continue to use it. Please click here to contact Anthropologie and urge it to stop.
“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