After being contacted by PETA, Wildfox Couture agreed to ban mohair, which comes from goats who are often dragged, thrown around, mutilated, and killed while fully conscious. The retailer—which has locations in California and sells clothes and accessories online—took its compassion one step further by also agreeing to ban angora wool. Like all other wool, angora is a product of egregious cruelty. It comes from terrified rabbits whose hair is often yanked from their sensitive skin in fistfuls as they scream in pain.
“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