Well, this sucks. From the looks of the recent Paris runways, fur is definitely not going anywhere anytime soon.
Fendi recently held a “haute fourrure” show last Wednesday, which was the first fur-only extravaganza by a major design label during Paris Fashion Week. And, unfortunately, the Italian fashion house isn’t alone in embracing fur.
Designers like Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Jeremy Scott of Moschino have all showcased fur recently, but like Fendi executives, they have all remained mum on the subject, as did several other prominent designers, fashion editors and even fashion bloggers.
So is the state of fur in the fashion industry: everyone wants to sell it (well, except for Stella McCartney and now Hugo Boss) and nobody wants to talk about it.
“Fur has always been a hot-button issue in fashion, and now more than ever because the consumer has the ability to…