March 7, 2013
An HSUS investigation found animal fur garments sold in violation of state and federal law at New York department store Century 21, including raccoon dog fur on a “faux fur” jacket by Marc Jacobs, and rabbit fur on an unlabeled infant jacket. See undercover video.
February 20, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States and Dr. Jana Kohl, granddaughter of the founder of Kohl’s, are urging Kohl’s Corporation to go fur-free in its department stores.
November 28, 2012
HSI and His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Call for Kindness to Animals, Marking the Launch of New Affiliate Organization in India
Humane Society International announced the official launch of its office in India at an event in Mumbai featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who spoke movingly about compassion for animals and the responsibility that all of us have to act with intentionality in protecting them from human-caused cruelty.
June 5, 2012
True Religion Brand Jeans Reaffirms Fur-Free Policy After Urging from The Humane Society of the United States
The HSUS praised leading denim retailer True Religion Brand Jeans for pledging to become fur-free.
November 15, 2011
The HSUS submitted a shareholder resolution asking Kohl’s to develop a policy to prohibit the sale of products that contain animal fur. The proposed policy would protect consumers from misleading fur labels and advertisements and end the company’s affiliation with cruel practices found in the fur industry.
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.
September 8, 2010
The HSUS praised women’s apparel retailer Talbots for pulling its animal fur items and pledging to remain fur-free.
September 3, 2010
Humane Society International/UK and the Fur Free Alliance are delighted to announce the student winners of the 2010 European & International Round of the Design Against Fur poster and animation competitions.
August 26, 2010
When it comes to back to school shopping, it’s still "buyer beware" when it comes to fur trim. Use our guide for fur-free shopping.