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British fashion label Paul Smith will ban exotic skins in all future collections—including kangaroo skin, or "K leather"—in the name of sustainable fashion.
Paul Smith to ban exotic skins in all future collections
6 February 2020
Following LAV’s campaign exposing Italy’s leading role in kangaroo leather imports, sportswear brand Diadora has been the first to pledge kangaroo-free production from next year.
LAV: First victory for kangaroos
13 November 2019
Some conservation groups argue if done sustainably the use of snakes, crocodiles and other exotic animals can help protect species. But given monitoring and animal welfare issues, can their use ever be justified?
Conservation and fashion: What is the impact of using exotic animal skins?
19 June 2019
Thanks to the fierce efforts of our Italian member organisations LAV and Essere Animali, fur farming gained visibility in Italy again last week, with a strong message against barbaric practices.
LAV AND ESSERE ANIMALI: It’s time for Italy to ban fur farming!
1 April 2019
At a major exhibition in the European Parliament (January 2018), the Fur Free Alliance and Eurogroup for Animals exposed the facts about how real fur is produced, and why more national bans on fur factory farming are needed in the EU.
‘Make Fur History’ – A landmark exhibition at the European Parliament
19 January 2018