October 31, 2011
Eighteen students from The Art Institutes have been chosen to represent their school in the seventh annual Cool vs. Cruel fashion design competition sponsored by The Humane Society of the United States and The Art Institutes.
May 24, 2011
After an HSUS presentation at the Parsons New School for Design, fashion student Lizette Avineri decided to create her own faux-fur fashions. Her work has helped bring awareness to the cruelty behind the fur industry and the amazing alternatives available for designers.
March 17, 2011
After years of unlabeled animal fur duping consumers who thought they were buying fake fur, a new federal law taking effect tomorrow requires that all garments made of animal fur must disclose the fur content on the label, regardless of dollar value.
December 30, 2010
The HSUS revealed through laboratory testing that a St. John brand jacket advertised by Neiman Marcus in VOGUE and W magazines is not dyed “raccoon” fur, as described at NeimanMarcus.com and on the garment’s tag, but actually raccoon dog.
December 21, 2010
The HSUS revealed through laboratory testing that a Phillip Lim brand parka sold online by Barneys New York as “faux fur” is real animal fur, and that the same Phillip Lim parka was sold in the Manhattan flagship store without the “real fur” label required by New York state law.
December 18, 2010
The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud President Barack Obama for signing an important bipartisan bill to protect consumers and animals, The Truth in Fur Labeling Act.
December 16, 2010
More and more top outdoor-clothing companies are recognizing the superiority of synthetic fibers when it comes to keeping people warm during frigid conditions.
December 8, 2010
The HSUS and the Humane Society Legislative Fund applaud the U.S. Senate for unanimously approving an important bipartisan bill, the Truth in Fur Labeling Act, to protect consumers and animals.
November 15, 2010
Winning Students Announced in The HSUS and The Art Institutes' Nationwide Fur-Free Fashion Competition
The HSUS and The Art Institutes are pleased to announce Valeria Krasavina from Miami International University of Art and Design as the Grand Prize winner of the sixth annual Cool vs. Cruel Fur-Free Fashion Design Competition.
October 4, 2010
The HSUS, with nearly 1.3 million members and supporters in California, reacted to the veto by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of four separate pieces of humane legislation.