After being contacted by PETA, luxury fashion house Valentino confirmed that it won’t use angora in the future, starting with its 2022 autumn/winter collection. The brand also recently announced a fur-free policy that will go into effect this year—and has previously committed to banning alpaca. PETA applauds Valentino’s decision to continue on its path toward cruelty-free fashion by eliminating alpaca, fur, and now angora from its collections and encourages other brands to follow its lead.
“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