Designer To Release 'The Only Critical Book' On The Use Of Animals In Fashion

The damning exposé from ethical fashion expert Joshua Katcher debuts July 1
Katcher is also the founder of ethical fashion brand Brave GentleMan (Photo: Facebook)

Clothing designer and activist Joshua Katcher's upcoming book Fashion Animals targets the dark side of fashion, through a hard-hitting critique of the use and abuse of animals in the industry.

After five years in the making, Katcher smashed his Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign goal of $20,000 to put Fashion Animals to print - reaching $22,567 in donations from supporters of his work.

His exposé will be released on July 1, and is now available for prepurchase on Amazon.

The book is now available for pre-order on Amazon (Image: Facebook)

Exposé

Fashion Animals has been described by Katcher as 'the only critical book on animals in fashion'.

On the Indiegogo page, he wrote: "The fashion industry has an intentionally hidden history of staggering, global impacts on animals and the environment, from extinctions to massive industrial confinement and killing.

"That's why I spent five years writing the only critical book on animals in fashion, compiling research, data and a spectacular archive of rare images."

Katcher

Katcher is a clothing designer, activist, and fashion educator, with his own ethically made menswear brand, Brave GentleMan, and ethical lifestyle website The Discerning Brute.

He has lectured on animals, ethics, and fashion at a variety of universities and design schools, and holds a BFA in Art Video from Syracuse University.

Katcher was also named Man of the Year in 2014 by Coco Eco Magazine.

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Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.

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