PHOTOS: PETA Members in a Sea of ‘Blood’ Descend on Hermès in NYC

As part of an international campaign against the use of exotic skins by luxury brand Hermès, PETA and other animal rights groups got bloody loud. See the photos now.

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Your Bags Had a Beating Heart—Ban the Use of Exotic Skins, Burberry

Burberry has refused to stop using snake and alligator skins in its clothing and accessories, despite its commitment to being “a force for good in the world.” Help PETA urge the brand to give stolen skins the boot.

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Wearing Hazmat Suits and High Heels, PETA Turns Heads Outside Hermès Store in NYC

After Hermès executives refused to address PETA’s question at the company’s annual meeting, we called in some reinforcements wearing hazmat suits and high heels.

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Victory! After Hearing From PETA, Karl Lagerfeld Bans Exotic Skins

In a decision that will shake the entire fashion industry, luxury brand Karl Lagerfeld confirmed to PETA that it has banned exotic skins.

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You Won’t Believe These Horrifying Quotes From a PETA Investigator

Here’s the true story of a PETA investigator who bravely went undercover at an alligator farm to expose the animals’ suffering. You won’t believe this horrifying report.

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PETA Puts Louis Vuitton on Blast—Using Animal Skins Is Not Humane

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Louis Vuitton’s CEO, Michael Burke, claimed that the animals used in the company’s products are “humanely farmed.” PETA had a few things to say about that.

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VICTORY: Nordstrom Bans Fur and Exotic Skins!

Nearly 100,000 PETA supporters wrote to Nordstrom urging it to do better—and it worked! So many animals will be saved now that the company has banned fur and exotic skins.

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PETA Victory! Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein Owner Ditches Exotic Skins

PETA has been pushing for the parent company of Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein to ditch exotic skins for over a decade, and against all odds, 2020 has turned out to be our year!

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Did You Know Most Snakes Are Shy? Learn More With ‘Animalkind’

Did you know most of the 3,000 species of snakes are shy? You can discover the hidden lives of snakes and other animals in PETA President Ingrid Newkirk’s book “Animalkind.”

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Mulberry Bans Exotic Skins, Helps Prevent Pandemics—Thanks to PETA U.K.

Experts warn the exotic skins trade may fuel the spread of diseases like COVID-19, and starting this season, Mulberry discontinued the use of skins from alligators, ostriches, and more.

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Victory! After Hearing From PETA, Brooks Brothers Bans Exotic Skins

A history of urging by PETA led to this huge victory for animals.

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Raising and Killing Animals for Exotic Skins Could Spark the Next Pandemic

Raising and killing exotic animals for “luxury” fashion items may be setting the stage for the next viral pandemic.

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PETA Asks LVMH When It Will Stop Fueling the Next Deadly Pandemic

With its pandemic-fueling potential, LVMH’s sale of fur and exotic skins shows a total disregard for everyone’s life.

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Luxury Brand Has Banned All Exotic Skins Following Appeals From PETA UK

Iconic British fashion label Paul Smith has announced a ban on exotic skins in all its future collections.

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Versace Banned Kangaroo Leather—Will Other Skins Follow?

Versace has banned kangaroo leather as Australia continues to deal with devastating fires. But the brand can do more for animals.

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