Is fur an ethical clothing choice?

Is fur an ethical clothing choice?

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Many factors influence whether a particular clothing choice may be considered to be ethically or morally acceptable.  They include: the…
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What types of furs are used in the fur trade?

What types of furs are used in the fur trade?

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  Many different species of furbearer are used in the fur trade, catering to different market segments. For the top…
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How long does it take to make a fur coat?

How long does it take to make a fur coat?

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  It can take from 40 – 100 hours of meticulous craftsmanship to create a fur coat. Each garment is…
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Is fur still warm if it is ‘sheared’ to be less bulky?

Is fur still warm if it is ‘sheared’ to be less bulky?

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  Yes. Most of the warmth of a fur is actually provided by the dense underfur (“duvet”), while the longer…
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Are fashion designers using fur in their new collections?

Are fashion designers using fur in their new collections?

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Yes. The number of designers currently working with fur is probably as high now as it has ever been. While…
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Why don’t designers use fake fur instead of real fur?

Why don’t designers use fake fur instead of real fur?

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  Some do, of course, but most of the best designers use real fur. As they say, imitation is the…
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