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
In many countries around the world, markets for fur are closing down as demand wanes. But in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, the government is putting its own citizens' wellbeing second to this controversial industry
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
The video of Toronto-based rapper, Gaia’s Eye, has reached over 500,000 views on social media
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 campaigners, with vegan charity PETA, are putting pressure on the brand to ditch the coyote fur it uses as a trademark on its jackets
More than 100 animal rights activists took part in the action which was coordinated by the Hong Kong Ban Fur Trade Movement, in a bid to bring an end to the country's fur industry
The animal-rights organization has caused controversy across social media with its response to the passing of fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld
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 iconic French fashion house says it will now turn its research and development towards fabrics created by the 'agri-food industries'
The advert also claimed that fur is 'biodegradable' - with campaigners saying the soup of chemicals and dyes used to treat the fabric means it does not rot
The announcement follows 'years of campaigning' by animal rights advocates
The fabric will offer an alternative to petroleum-derived faux fur
The country's industry kills around 200,000 animals every year
The announcement follows campaigning by animal rights activists
By becoming shareholders the campaigners want to influence policy
Multiple top designers have already dropped the cruel fabric
The coats were being bought and sold via eBay
The announcement follows years of campaigning
According to the brand, the fur industry is 'getting away with murder'
The event is under pressure from animal welfare campaigners
The star has been heavily criticized for draping herself in animal skins on a number of occasions
A long list of designers have stopped using the controversial fabric
The politician says fur production cannot be cruelty-free
The investigation is one of many to have occurred in Canada
The US city banned the sale of animal fur earlier this year
The damning exposé from ethical fashion expert Joshua Katcher debuts July 1
The former actor insists on faux
In a joint interview with PETA VP, the designer said 'you can be outrageous without fur'
Fur farming is banned in the UK - but fur products can still be legally imported from other countries
The musician also hinted he was plant-based in a post on social media
The brands join a long list of others who are shunning the cruel material
City Board Members say the ordinance will 'usher in new political movement for animals'
The actor spoke out about the brutality of the fur trade
The designer follows other big fashion names in dropping the fabric
A new video highlights grim conditions for animals used for their fur
Many Brits want to see imports of the fabric banned after Brexit
French activists uncovered grim conditions
Anna Dello Russo said she 'is moving away from' the fabric
The rocker famously said 'meat is murder'
Police are 'establishing the circumstances of the incident'
Protesters told people to 'wear their own skin'
She shouted 'shame on you' at the gathered crowd
The Vogue editor has been receiving criticism for decades
Demand for fur is declining in the region
The company aims to encourage 'environment- and animal-friendly practices'
The retailers have since dropped the items
More than 50 million animals are killed for their fur every year
A coat she wore was described as a 'mountain of corpses'
The ban is the result of anti-fur campaigns in the country
The animal rights group is urging fur-wearers to donate their coats
The action has been instigated by anti-fur organization Respect for Animals
TK MAXX, Boohoo, And Not On The High Street are some of the big names
Activists can use loud hailers between 2pm and 8pm
Designer Kors said innovation means the company can create innovative fabrics - without using animals
Alexandra Burke said she 'didn't know' how the coat was made
Anderson accompanied the gift with a letter, asking Kim to drop the real fur
The former PM said banning the practice was a matter of mercy for animals
The store is controversial because of how it kills and uses animals in its designs
Anderson told the supermodel to 'have a heart and lose the real fur'
The high profile vegan sisters give shoppers their top tips
The campaign also wants to show how 'faux fur' items often contain real fur
And PETA made a very sassy response...
The model has expressed her delight over the luxury brand's recent announcement
The major luxury brand aims to be more sustainable
Clever editing gives this short movie impact
The passionate celebrity wants to spread the word about animal cruelty
The participants want to see an end to fur farming
Gloves and shoes are just two of the items being sold on the British high street containing real fur – which is labelled as ‘fake’.