faux fur

Could Programmable, 3D-Printed "Fur" Become a Thing?

Scientists from MIT Media Lab’s Tangible Media Group have devised a way to three-dimensionally print hair-like structures on both flat and curved surfaces. The technique, dubbed…

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Stella McCartney: The Fashion Industry is "Getting Away With Murder"

“I think the fashion industry can get away with a lot, and it’s getting away with murder. Fur is the most unnecessary thing in the world. Those animals aren’t eaten. [The…

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Unlike Cookie Lyon, Taraji P. Henson Prefers Her Furs Faux

Photo by Hollywood Foreign Press Association “I love clothes and to dress up. My fetish is shoes and purses, no fur, but Stella McCartney, who I am wearing tonight, she’s laced…

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Neiman Marcus Persists in Selling Real Fur as "Faux"

The Humane Society of the United States has accused Neiman Marcus of violating an agreement not to sell “faux fur” products containing actual animal fur. In a complaint…

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Kohl’s is Caught Selling Real Fur as Faux...Again

Discount superstore retailer Kohl’s has once again been peddling real fur as “faux.” Investigators from The Humane Society of the United States has uncovered the retailer to be…

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Khloe Kardashian Wears Faux-Fur Coat Painted With "F*ck Yo Fur"

Khloe Kardashian has strong words for people who wear fur. The reality-show star made a graphic statement in New York City on Monday when she wore a faux-fur jacket with the words…

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Loomstate Designs Environment-Inspired Panda Helmet for the NFL

Loomstate just put the “fantasy” into “fantasy football.” Together with 48 of its fellow Council of Fashion Designers of America members, the ethical clothing…

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Faux Fur is More Environmentally Friendly Than Mink, Says New Study

Photo by Shutterstock The fur industry has tried to discredit faux fur manufacturers, claiming that the process is more damaging to the environment than “natural fur”. But a recent…

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Vegan Activists Advocate Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Fur, Down

Photo by Shutterstock If you knew about the origins of the soft down inside your favorite winter jacket or comforter, you might think twice about putting either anywhere near your body.…

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Woody Harrelson Joins Humane Society in Calling for a "Fur-Free" 2013

Woody Harrelson wants a fur-free 2013. The two-time Academy Award-nominated actor’s latest role? The narrator of a revealing video produced by The Humane Society of the United…

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LUSH Clamps Down on Fur by Ensnaring Human "Victim" in Leg-Hold Trap

FUR TRIM IS A TRAP The groups’ mission? To urge both the public and manufacturers of fur-trimmed apparel, particularly Canada Goose, which is based in Toronto, to eschew fur and…

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Is Marc Ecko's "Chewbacca" Hoodie the Coolest Faux-Fur Jacket Ever?

If Marc Ecko’s “Chewbacca” hoodie isn’t the coolest faux-fur jacket in the galaxy, then it’s certainly the geekiest. Part of larger lineup of Star…

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Ke$ha is Working on a Faux-Fur Fashion Collection

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"HyperNatureSuperHuman" Challenges Student Designers to Create Fashion Without Fur

BEAUTY SANS CRUELTY From a faux-leather bag inspired by the first animal to be sent into space—it was a rhesus monkey, if you’re curious—to an earth-toned crocodile coat that…

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Stella McCartney Creates Scholarship for Cruelty-Free Fashion Designers

Stella McCartney knows the importance of giving back. The British designer, who received an honorary fellowship from Central Saint Martins on Wednesday, has announced a new program for…

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Brushed From Bunnies, Ambika's Angora "Furs" Offer Luxury Sans Cruelty

HOP TO IT Angora wool is said to be as soft as cashmere, but eight times as warm as sheep’s wool. Since the launch of her brand, Conroy has gone from two pet rabbits (they would…

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Crazy Activist Allegedly Hires Hit Man to Kill Random Fur-Wearers

A strategically tossed can of red paint wasn’t enough for one Ohioan animal activist. Meredith Marie Lowell, a 27-year-old woman from Cleveland Heights, was arrested on Tuesday…

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Fashion Writer Jenni Avins Traps, Skins, Sews Her Own Fox Fur

Jenni Avins made the rounds at New York Fashion Week wearing a red fox-fur vest. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. The real story is that the fashion writer, who contributes…

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