PETA Wraps Up Fashion Week

Published by PETA.

New York Fashion Week is always a busy time for PETA, as we urge designers, retailers, and clients to be compassionistas by shunning clothing and accessories cruelly made from animal fur and skins. If, like me, you were unable to attend (my invitation must have gotten lost in the mail), here’s some of what you missed:


Although, in the bizarro world of fashion, this late-summer show was displaying spring lines, and we should be seeing less fur this winter—as Karl Lagerfeld said during Paris Fashion week in January, “For the winter, the big trend is fake fur. Not real fur, fake fur.” So even the holdouts need to be ready to flaunt their faux and shed their skins, and we’ve got ’em covered!

Written by Jeff Mackey

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