The increasing of community concern for ethical fashion is the evidence that there are more fur-free luxury brands such as Michael Kors and Gucci that announced their commitment to more ethical fashion practices.
More brands are fur-free or not using fur at all in their fashion materials. All of the top brands joined such as Calvin Klein, Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, Tommy Hilfiger and many others who have long removed the use of fur from their collections. Here is a list of designers who have joined the movement.
The List of Fur-Free Luxury Brands
Coach announced on October 23, 2018, that the brand had adopted a 100 percent fur-free policy.
Diane Von Furstenberg is one of the recent fashion houses that is 100 percent fur-free. This brand announced in early October 2018 that they had partnered with PETA to stop the production of fur, exotic skins, and angora in all future collections.
Gucci has committed to stop using fur in their collections, starting with the spring/summer collection 2018 and so on.
Right after Christmas event, Michael Kors revealed that the brand would ban all use of fur and promised to be completely fur-free by the end of 2018.
Michael Kors’ free from fur pledge was applied to Jimmy Choo as well, which was acquired by Michael Kors in a $ 1.2 billion deal in July 2017.
In March 2017, Donatella Versace said they would stop using fur in 2019.
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Donna Karan / DKNY
Donna Karan is committed to promoting the fur-free brand in early March and the policy will take effect in 2019.
The creative director of Maison Margiela, John Galliano, held a meeting with PETA and the brand chose to oppose the use of fur in their future collections.
Calvin Klein has been fur-free since 1994.
Stella McCartney focuses on her duty to create clothing brands with fur-free.
2007 was the year when many brands switched to being fur-free. Initially, Hilfiger used fur on most collars and arms part of his design and after a conversation with PETA, he announced that the next production of the fur collection had ended.
Giorgio Armani and seven other labels under the Armani Group no longer produce clothing with materials made of fur which began in the Fall 2016 collection.
Yoox Net-a-Porter announced in June 2017 that their subsidiary, Mr. Porter, The Outnet and Net-a-Porter will be officially free of materials using fur.
In 2006, Ralph Lauren promised to eliminate the use of fur altogether in their merchandise.
Vivienne Westwood is one of the designers who joined the movement since 2007 after discussing with PETA about the negative effects of using fur in the fashion world.
PETA encourages The Kooples brand to adopt a cruelty-free and they do it since the fall of 2017.
A year after speaking with The Humane Society of the United States, Hugo Boss has promised to stop using fur since the fall 2016 collection.
This is the list of the fur-free luxury brand because these brands know the negative effects of fur in the fashion world and increasingly the practice of ethical fashion.