The Italian fashion giant's 'Re-Nylon' project has been described as the 'start of an era'
'If I wear something with an animal origin, I reduce that animal to a material, and that is not something I am willing to accept. It is not something I see as morally justifiable'
In a 'turning point' for the brand, Duuo has launched its first ever vegan collection
'While we are happy with this most recent step within our journey towards a better future, we also recognize that we still have work to do and are working on exciting sustainability initiatives to come later this year'
The fashion house joins a slew of others in dropping the unethical fabric, as consumers clammer for alternative options
Let's look at some of the assumptions surrounding leather, and see how it really compares to even the most unsustainable alternative to it
'We wanted to create a company that not only delivered the perfect silhouette but also pushed the boundaries of how sustainable brands can help the planet'
Investigators from animal rights charity PETA Asia filmed cashmere farms and in abattoirs in China and Mongolia and obtained footage of goats being abused and hurt
When we talk about vegan fashion, we mostly talk about animals. This is absolutely critical, but the importance of vegan fashion rings true still when we ask 'who killed your clothes?'
The controversial coat company has been targeted by activists over its use of coyote fur and goose down in its coats - and blasted for its inhumane treatment of animals
Innovative vegan materials are going mainstream, as a fashion giant takes new fabrics built to be sustainable and animal free to the British high street
The former 'Made in Chelsea' celebrity launched her company threesixfive last year, selling a range of vegan leather-bound notebooks. Now she has expanded the line with a host of new accessories
The company has bought the minimum stake required to submit 'shareholder resolutions'
Insecta Shoes, which has always been a vegan-friendly brand, offers a colourful, cruelty-free range. The company's products will soon be available all over the world
The kicks are made by Dutch footwear brand, Mercer Amsterdam, which says it is the first brand in the luxury sneaker segment to use innovative Piñatex® in its designs
Clothing giant boohoo recently U-turned on its decision to drop wool, following pressure from the wool industry. Now animal rights charity PETA will attend its annual general meeting to advocate for sheep
The company says it will consider ditching leather and going fully vegan if it sees the demand
The fashion house joins an increasingly long list of designers who have dropped the controversial material, including Jean Paul Gaultier, Gucci, Versace, Armani, and Burberry
According to the company called KAROMade, it wanted to 'help the world to get rid of that waste by giving it a new life in the best possible way'. It limits waste by crafting items to order
The company said it would stop using the fabric after undercover footage in multiple shearing sheds across the globe revealed animal abuse and mistreatment
The event had been in talks with animal rights charity PETA before making the decision, which has been described as 'a compassionate move which represents growing desire for animal-friendly fashion'
The store, which stopped selling fur in 2005, said it wants to 'inspire brands and customers through thoughtful, ethical and transparent buying strategies'
Innovations in textile development mean it's becoming much easier to ditch animal-derived materials and choose eco-friendly plant-derived options instead
The presentation showcased luxury made-to-measure suits, which were created by the Brave GentleMan label, and crafted from bamboo
Undercover footage has revealed workers beating petrified sheep, mutilating them, and slitting the throats of fully conscious animals
Under the guidelines, animals who are used for their skins must be afforded five 'freedoms' - these include freedom from hunger and thirst; discomfort; pain, injury or disease; fear and distress. Fur farming is incompatible with these
The high-end fashion brand was already fur-free, now the designer is also banning alligator, crocodile, ostrich, and snake skins
The company wanted to offer an ethical non-leather version of its wildly popular sneaker - but felt that plastic was not environmentally-friendly enough
The event celebrated innovative animal-free fabrics as well as creative design, bringing industry professionals and influencers together to mingle
The fashion industry is starting to make strides towards sustainability and more ethical working practices - though there is still a long way to go. But how does the jewely sector compare?
The new range features 350 styles and was created by the major retailer in response to the growing demand for vegan clothing and accessories
PANGAIA - which is loved by musician Pharrell Williams - launched the jacket as an alternative to traditional down options, which involve the cruel plucking of ducks and geese
Brave GentleMan leads the way in eco-friendly vegan men's fashion - and its product is set to raise its profile even further
Coconuts go beyond the kitchen and into our wardrobes with this new wool alternative which is kinder to animals and the environment
Textile creators and fashion designers are working hard to create alternative options to the fast fashion garments and materials that are harming the planet and its inhabitants
The US entrepreneur has won praise from vegan campaigners, who labeled her 'Everyday Martha' range as 'stylish' and 'cruelty-free'
From low-paid workers to the environmental destruction of burning excess clothes, fast fashion is extremely unsustainable
The French brand says it has dropped the material on 'animal welfare grounds' after learning more about animal suffering in the industry
The fashion bible - which has been blasted for advertising fur in the past - dedicated a whole piece to the singer's wardrobe
The iconic French fashion house says it will now turn its research and development towards fabrics created by the 'agri-food industries'
The designer wants more designers to think about climate change - and she has reportedly already won support from some big high street names
Breakthroughs in sustainable vegan materials and investigations revealing cruelty in the production of non-vegan fabrics has led to interest in animal-free clothing
As a result, consumers are looking to purchase clothes and accessories that are consistent with their values for both animals and the planet, she added
We not only love to drink the stuff – we can now wear it, too with this innovative new development from a fashion pioneer
More and more people are becoming aware of issues facing the planet - and are starting to take action towards reducing their impact
Oranges are the new black
They want animal exploitation to be left out of fashion
The clothes are made from 100% organic cotton and water-based dye
Down production can cause extreme suffering to animals
The site joins dozens of other retailers in banning the fabric
The Duchess of Sussex is currently on a 16-day Royal Tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga, and New Zealand
The fabric will offer an alternative to petroleum-derived faux fur
California tech company Bolt Threads is changing the face of this fabric
The shirt is part of the club's latest fashion range
A top designer speaks out about the importance of cruelty-free fashion
The outlet sells a range of vegan goods including wallets, belts, and handbags
Avoiding animal cruelty is playing a bigger role in choosing our wardrobes
The fashionista has launched a new campaign Wear it Like you Own it - and wants to hear other women's stories about their empowerment
The announcement follows years of campaigning
The innovative fashionista wants to save animals and the environment at the same time
An increasing number of producers are opting for animal-free, eco-friendly alternatives
You may be surprised by the production methods behind common materials
Undercover footage showed extreme animal suffering within the industry
The event will stop featuring the skins from next year
The decision follows a recent exposé by animal rights charity PETA
How can the industry become more sustainable?
A long list of designers have stopped using the controversial fabric
The online retailer is strengthening its animal welfare policy
The star has promised to share more photos with her fans soon
The model and actress says she was 'heartbroken' by what she witnessed at the show
The artist is hugely popular for his unique, irreverent style
The product diverts waste from the food industry
The pop icon said 'fabulous fashion' can come free of 'torture'
Other winners include Fiona Oakes and Sweaty Betty
The eyewitness investigation gathered data from 12 farms
The damning exposé from ethical fashion expert Joshua Katcher debuts July 1
In a joint interview with PETA VP, the designer said 'you can be outrageous without fur'
The brand's founders were inspired in part by their switch to a plant-based diet
The brand also strives toward sustainable and ethical practices
The brands join a long list of others who are shunning the cruel material
The designer follows other big fashion names in dropping the fabric
The label boasts a cake recipe featuring eggs and milk
The fashionista teamed up with animal rights charity PETA
Anna Dello Russo said she 'is moving away from' the fabric
Protesters told people to 'wear their own skin'
The line has 28 designs including platforms, sneakers, and sandals
The vegan actor often speaks out on animal cruelty issues