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LUSH Dupes Fur Buyers With Bogus Discount Website

Cruelty-free cosmetic company LUSH knows that the fashion industry’s obsession with fur is heightened as colder months are upon us, so the ethical retailer has launched a new campaign…

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Why is PETA Giving Away Fur Coats?

Photo by Shutterstock People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has been doling out fur coats for free, but not because the infamously provocative animal-rights group has had a change…

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Newly "Plant-Based" Beyoncé Wears Fur to Lunch at a Vegan Restaurant

Here’s the point, and there’s Beyoncé missing it. After committing to a 22-day “completely vegan” diet with her husband, rap mogul Jay-Z, the pop megastar was…

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Cecilia Valentine's Living Pet Jewelry Shows That Fur is Meant to be Alive

Student and designer Cecilia Valentine has an innovative way to wear fur- while it is still alive. Debuting at the Reitveld graduation show, the designer showcased her living…

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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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More Macho Than Fur? This Bizarre Coat is Made Entirely of Male Chest Hair

We doubt if a phone call to PETA would result in a protest response to a new “fur” coat made entirely from millions of male chest hairs (yes, it’s true and no, men were not…

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Here's the Shocking Video the Fur Industry Doesn't Want You to See

Got fur? Chances are the hapless critter was raised and slaughtered on a fur farm in China, where cheap labor and lax or nonexistent regulations translate into fatter profit margins. On…

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Olivia Munn Reveals Never-Before-Seen Footage of Chinese Fur Farms

You might want to keep a barf bag and plenty of Kleenex handy; People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has revealed horrifying never-before-seen video of what goes on inside…

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Titania Inglis Brings Dark Fairy Tales to Fall 2013 NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Titania Inglis returned to New York Fashion Week on Wednesday with her Fall/Winter 2013 collection. Inspired by fairytales and parallel universes,…

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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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Top 7 WTF Beauty Stories of 2012 (Vote for the Most Shocking!)

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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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What Possessed Tom Ford to Design a $1,660 Purse Made of Skunk Fur?

Tom Ford’s latest handbag really stinks, and we don’t mean that in just the figurative sense. Clad in the carcass of a hapless skunk, the furry black-and-white number…

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Did Céline Skin the Cast of Sesame Street to Make Furry Shoes?

Phoebe Philo, who had her third child in April, definitely knows the way to Sesame Street. How else do you explain the fur-clad pumps and pool sandals at Céline’s Spring/Summer…

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PETA Protestors Parade With Skinned Fox Corpses on Eve of London Fashion Week

As the fashion pack wends its way across the Atlantic, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals treated Londoners to a different kind of runway show. Dressed to kill in little black…

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Lady Gaga Brands PETA Activists "Childish," Defends Kim Kardashian

Consider Lady Gaga’s hackles raised. After People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals publicly branded her a “turncoat” for sporting fur at recent appearances, the…

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PETA Calls Lady Gaga a "Turncoat" for Allegedly Wearing Fur

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is accusing Lady Gaga of being a “Judas” to animalkind. In an open letter on Monday, the critter-rights group slammed the…

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