Thursday, 14 December, 2017

Gucci are going fur-free and people are only delighted

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Sammy Stanley | 13 October, 2017, 03:58

Italian fashion house Gucci has announced it will stop using fur from next year.

Marco Bizzarri at the event at London College of fashion said that this decision is part of the obligation for "green".

The use of fur-free clothes will begin with Gucci's Spring 2018 collection.

The remnants of the fur products Gucci sell at auction, and the proceeds will go to organizations that work to protect animals Humane Society International and LAV.

HSI's president, Kitty Block, branded the company's move as "compassionate".

Campaigners hailed the move as a "huge game-changer", but a fur trade body said the decision made "no sense". With the necessity of fur continuing to be a divisive issue for the fashion industry, and many customers opting for fur-free brands in opposition to the fur industry, we've rounded-up every Australian and global fashion brand and retailer pledged to working fur-free. All copies are tracked.

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"Being socially responsible is one of Gucci's core values, and we will continue to strive to do better for the environment and animals", he stated.

Going forward there will be a ban on mink, fox, rabbit, karakul lamb and raccoon dog fur.

Gucci will also support the Italian Anti-Vivisection League (LAV), an Italian group dedicated to the welfare of animals.

The brand now sells a wide selection of furs, perhaps most notably their Princetown fur-lined leather mules.

At least 86.6 percent of Italians are against the use of animal fur, 80 percent are against vivisection, 71.4 percent oppose the use of circus animals, 68.5 percent are opposed to hunting, and 54.9 percent are against keeping animals in zoos, according to a report by the think tank.

Joh Vinding, Chairman of Fur Free Alliance, added: 'For decades animals in the fur industry has been subjected to intense cruelty, living their entire lives in miserable, filthy cages.

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