Fur is dead. Or is it? Some say we must move on. But is going faux the answer?
Misha Pinkhasov forVogue Arabia, November 2018
Animal rights activists have attacked society ladies and fashionistas with buckets of red paint, raided runway shows, chained themselves to store displays, and taken other radical steps to scare people out of wearing fur. They still do. But since 1990, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) -- one of the most vocal anti-fur groups -- has also tried a more seductive approach. Ads bearing celebrities in the buff tout "I'd rather go naked than wear fur," "Be comfortable in your own skin," and other uplifting slogans. And they seem to be getting traction.
In recent years, several dozen fashion and luxury brands have joined Stella McCartney’s decades-long stance against fur.