Gallery: LUSH Clamps Down on Fur by Ensnaring Human “Victim” in Leg-Hold T...

Photos by Jo-Anne McArthuer

LUSH Cosmetics has fired off its first volley in an offensive against the fur industry—and boy, it's a doozy. To kick off its campaign against the growing popularity of fur and fur trim in Canada, the handmade cosmetics firm replaced its holiday window in Toronto's Queen Street on Tuesday with a live installation that underscored the grisly reality of the pelt trade. For 24 hours, Shannon Kornelsen, a project manager for LUSH in Eastern Canada, voluntarily "ensnared" herself in a leg-hold trap before being "dispatched" by a "trapper." The initiative, organized in collaboration with the Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals in Vancouver, will roll out over the next two weeks in 24 of its Eastern Canadian stores.

PREVIOUSLY ON ECOUTERRE: LUSH Cosmetics Fights Animal Testing by “Torturing” Human Subject

Read the rest of this entry »

Leave a Comment

Please keep your comments relevant to this blog entry. Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments.

Please note that gratuitous links to your site are viewed as spam and may result in removed comments.

Add your comments


Sign me up for weekly Ecouterre updates


Lost your password?

  • Welcome to, your online guide
    to the best ideas, innovations and emerging
    trends in eco fashion, sustainable style,
    organic beauty and ethical apparel.

    get the free Ecouterre newsletter

  • follow ecouterre on:

  • The EDUN Runway at New York Fashion Week Was a Brand New Start

  • Ecouterre on Facebook
  • Ecouterre Video

    The Latest Eco-Fashions from the Green Shows at New York Fashion Week

    The Green Shows at New York Fashion Week