Gucci to ban use of fur next year

Irish Daily Mail - - News -

AN­I­MAL cam­paign­ers yes­ter­day hailed a ‘game-chang­ing’ de­ci­sion by Gucci to stop us­ing fur. The Ital­ian fash­ion house will make the changes from its spring-sum­mer 2018 col­lec­tion.

It means Gucci will no longer use mink, coy­ote, rac­coon dog, fox, rab­bit and all other species bred or caught.

CEO Marco Biz­zarri told a Lon­don Col­lege of Fash­ion event: ‘Be­ing so­cially re­spon­si­ble is one of Gucci’s core val­ues, and we will con­tinue to strive to do bet­ter for the en­vi­ron­ment and an­i­mals.’

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