After more than a decade of campaigning—including protests and runway disruptions—by PETA and our international affiliates, Valentino has announced that it will ban fur starting in 2022. Cheers went up at PETA’s headquarters at the news that even the fashion house that had sewn mink fur on sneakers is changing with the times. Valentino joins hundreds of other companies—including Calvin Klein, Coach, Burberry, Gucci, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, and Versace—that have banned fur after hearing from PETA and our supporters about the suffering that goes into every fur coat, collar, and trinket. Keep victories coming for animals exploited in the fur industry by urging Canada Goose to ban fur.
“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