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From using energy-saving light bulbs to recycling, we’re all wannabe eco warriors these days! But the fur trade latched onto this idea, touting “vintage” fur as an environmental choice to uninformed shoppers. Here’s why second-hand furs are still a problem:
- Those who wear fur – whether new or second-hand – are promoting the torturing of animals and helping the flagging fur trade through acting as a walking advert for cruelty.
- The idea that vintage fur is more acceptable than new fur is simply not true. All “vintage” means
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Legendary British designer Wayne Hemingway is the worthy recipient of a PETA UK Hero to Animals Award for his decades-long campaign against the cruel fur trade.
Since first coming to public attention as the co-founder of Red or Dead, the clothing and accessories company which won three consecutive Street Style Designer of the Year awards in the late ’90s, Wayne has never missed a chance to let the fashionistas at London Fashion Week know that cruelty to animals is never in fashion. Now Wayne is the creative genius behind this weekend’s … Read more.
The coolest event of the year takes place this coming weekend – and you could be a part of it!
Vintage at Goodwood will feature music, fashion, film, art and design from the ’40s to the ’80s. The most exciting news is that all the 200-plus stalls at the “Vintage Marketplace” will be fur-free, thanks to design legend Wayne Hemingway, who is behind this massive celebration of Cool Britannia. Want to win two tickets to this fur-free event for Sunday, August 15? You’d have to be mad not to – … Read more.