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Fur In The News

  • Fur Is Green
    At a time when we are all trying to be conscious of how our lifestyles affect nature, fur is an excellent choice. Like leather, suede and shearling, fur is a natural product, a true gift of nature…
  • Fur Council Programs
    Educational, professional, and style resources.
    -Fur Council of Canada
  • Truth About Fur
    Bringing together top authorities from every sector of the North American fur trade to answer your questions and provide accurate information about this remarkable heritage industry.
  • Great Reasons for Wearing Fur
    Six great reasons why you should be wearing fur.
    -Fur Information Council of America
  • Fur and Freedom: In Defense of the Fur Trade
    Nobody has succeeded in explaining why it is wrong to farm animals for their fur, but acceptable to farm them for their meat, or why the wearing of fur-coats is so heinous compared with the
    wearing of leather shoes.
  • Olivia Palermo’s Fur Coat
    Of all the winter coats out there, you’re going to want one like Olivia Palermo’s.
    -Pop Sugar
  • Animal Welfare
    In North America, about 95% of the people eat and wear products from animals. Worldwide, we use animals in many ways: for food, clothing, companionship, medical and scientific research and transport. Animal welfare is a top priority for mink ranchers in the U.S.
    -American Mink Council
  • 5 Reasons Why It’s Ridiculous to Claim Animals are Skinned Alive
    One of the most insulting and insidious lies spread by animal activists is that animals are “skinned alive” for their fur.
  • Fur Commission
    Furbearing animals have been raised on farms in North America since shortly after the Civil War. Today’s farm-raised furbearers are among the world’s best cared-for livestock.
    -Fur Commission USA
  • Fur Accessories: Keeping It Cozy With Style
    The chill is on! It’s time to amp up your warmth factor with some of the season’s hottest fur accessories.
    -Fur Insider
  • 2015 Fur Gift Ideas For Her
    Are you looking for a gift that will really stand out? A luxurious indulgence that lets them know how truly special you think they are? If you checked yes on any of these boxes, then it’s time to think outside of the box and give serious consideration to our 2015 fur gift ideas.
    -Fur Insider
  • Street Style: The Many Bright Furs of Fashion Week
    This Fashion Week, when we weren’t busy gawking at the incredible array of less-than-sensible footwear on the slushy streets, we were eyeing the lavish furs that adorned the more weather-conscious of the fashion set.
    -New York Magazine
  • Trending for Fall: Look-at-Me Furs, From Stoles to Coats
    Maybe you’ve noticed the hordes of street style stars sporting colorful fur coats, scarves, and stoles this season? Well, it looks like the trend is showing no signs of slowing down.
  • Fur is back in vogue on the catwalk, but will the $40bn industry ever shrug off controversy?
    Once it was taboo, now fur is flying high – on the catwalks and in London’s most glamorous wardrobes. But will it ever shrug off controversy? Carolyn Asome reports.
    -The London Evening Standard
  • Why Men Should Invest in Shearling This Fall
    Trade up from that trusty-but-pedestrian puffer to a luxe shearling jacket—from labels like Coach, Tom Ford and Hermès—the guy’s-guy way to wear fur.
    -The Wall Street Journal