Animal rights group PETA claimed a victory on Tuesday as it said labels in the portfolio of Spain’s Puig have confirmed they’ll stop selling items made out of the skins of snakes, crocodiles, and other ‘exotic’ animals.
The Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) is the latest retailer to announce its commitment to go fur-free by early 2023, with plans to close all its existing fur salons and convert them to spaces for “modern luxury experiences”.
The UK government has launched a formal ‘Call for Evidence’ enquiry on the possible banning of the imports and sale of animal fur. The request follows a 1 million-signature petition by the #FurFreeBritain coalition.
The Animal brand, the lifestyle label that Mountain Warehouse acquired earlier this year from H Young Holdings plc, is being relaunched in time for the summer season with an eco-friendly edge, the company said Thursday.
In the last year, the luxury industry’s digitalisation process has accelerated at all levels, radically transforming the labels’ relationship with the public, as shown recently by Bottega Veneta, Versace and Balmain.