Marc Jacobs Bans Exotic Skins

Fashion company Marc Jacobs confirmed a ban on exotic skins after PETA explained that animals in that industry are inflated with water or air, shot, stabbed, and abused in other ways. Buying bags, belts, or shoes made of exotic skins is just as cruel as wearing a full-length fur coat. Always choose vegan fashion, and … Read more »

Designer Tory Burch Sheds Exotic Skins

After PETA contacted Tory Burch and explained that animals in the exotic-skins industry are crudely bludgeoned with hammers, inflated with water or air, stabbed, and abused in other ways, the mid-luxury women’s fashion label confirmed that it had banned exotic skins! Please always choose fake snake, mock croc, and other animal-friendly options—and help us urge Gucci, … Read more »

Home Furnishings Leader Bans Cashmere

After hearing from PETA, Kravet Inc.—a home furnishings leader in the interior design trade—banned cashmere! The company made this compassionate decision, which applies to its brands Brunschwig & Fils, Donghia, GP & J Baker, Kravet, and Lee Jofa, after learning that goats scream as workers pin them down by their legs and horns and violently … Read more »

Another Company Bans Fur

Pajar Canada became the latest company to ban fur! Its compassionate decision to use only faux fur follows pressure from PETA and our supporters, which included sending the company’s targets 144,000 e-mails. This means the outdoor brand is no longer funding the cruel fur trade, which forces animals to live in cramped cages where they … Read more »

Designer Nixes Animals From Runway Shows

Fashion designer Jun Takahashi sent terrarium dresses—complete with live butterflies—down the runway at Paris Fashion Week. PETA quickly reached out to the Undercover designer and informed him that suppliers often ship butterflies long distances, during which they may die from exposure or be crushed before they reach their destination. Those butterflies who are turned loose … Read more »

Owner of Supreme and The North Face Drops Cashmere

After learning that despite labels like “responsible” and “sustainable,” goats in the cashmere industry endure extreme abuse and are ultimately killed in slow, agonizing ways, VF Corporation confirmed that none of its 12 brands source cashmere! We sent the retailer a happy goat–themed cake to celebrate icebreaker, Supreme, The North Face, Timberland, Vans, and VF … Read more »

Krimson Klover Decides No More Down

Outdoor retailer Krimson Klover makes the compassionate decision to replace all down with recycled polyester starting in 2024! The woman-powered brand’s move comes after it learned that all ducks and geese in the down industry suffer horribly and are violently killed, despite “responsible” sourcing labels. Please help us urge H&M and other companies to ditch … Read more »

Luxury Home Goods Companies Stop Purchasing Mohair

Room & Board, Lulu and Georgia, and Nathan Anthony made the smart choice to stop selling mohair! This exciting announcement came after the companies heard from PETA that workers in the mohair industry dragged, roughly handled, threw around, and violently removed the fleece of angora goats as the animals screamed. This means that fewer goats … Read more »

Major Footwear Brands Ban Cashmere

After learning from PETA that goats scream in pain and fear as they’re tied down and their hair is torn out in the cashmere industry, Genesco—which owns the brands Johnston & Murphy, Journeys, Little Burgundy, schuh, and others—confirmed that it no longer uses cashmere! We weren’t surprised that the company made this compassionate decision, given … Read more »

Pillow-Fight Wins ‘Compassionate Business Award’

PETA recognized bedding company Pillow-Fight (formerly GoodPillow) with our Compassionate Business Award for using only synthetic down in its products. PETA entities have released nine exposés of the down industry, and each one has shown that intense suffering, unsanitary conditions, and horrific violence and killing are what the down industry is all about—even at so-called … Read more »

Naadam Removes ‘Cruelty-Free’ Claims From Its Website

PETA fired off a letter to clothing company Naadam, calling for it to stop falsely advertising the cashmere it sells as “cruelty-free” and sourced “without cruelty.” Less than an hour later, Naadam’s CEO confirmed that the false claims had been removed from the company’s website!

Macy’s Bans Exotic Skins

There’s another nail in the exotic-skin industry’s coffin: Following talks with PETA, Macy’s confirmed that it no longer sells exotic skins! This is exciting news, because PETA exposés have revealed industry workers’ abuse of animals, including decapitating live lizards in Indonesia, hitting terrified ostriches in the face in South Africa, repetitively shooting alligators in Texas, … Read more »

Deckers Bans Alpaca Fleece

After hearing from PETA that gentle alpacas are restrained so tightly that their legs are nearly wrenched out of their sockets in preparation for shearing, Deckers Outdoor Corporation committed to phasing out alpaca fleece by fall 2023! The company’s brands—which include HOKA, Koolaburra, Sanuk, Teva, and UGG—join the more than 70 other brands that have … Read more »

Victoria’s Secret Drops Cashmere

After meeting with PETA, Victoria’s Secret & Co.—which owns Victoria’s Secret and PINK—dropped cashmere! The lingerie, fragrance and body care, and fashion retailer joins ASOS, Bonobos, Columbia Sportswear, Overstock, Scotch & Soda, and many other brands worldwide that have banned the cruelly derived material. Please urge H&M to follow their lead and stop selling cashmere.

Fashion Brand Vince Bans Mohair

Upscale fashion brand Vince banned mohair! This exciting announcement follows meetings with PETA, during which Vince’s leadership learned that workers in the mohair industry dragged, roughly handled, threw around, and violently removed angora goats’ fleece as the animals screamed. This kind decision means that fewer goats will be shorn and then violently killed. We need … Read more »

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