List of Fur-Free Luxury Designer Fashion Brands, Magazines and Retailers - Fashionista

Every Single Luxury Brand, Retailer and Magazine That Has Gone Fur-Free — So Far

We're keeping a running list, updated every time a new one ditches animal fur.
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A look from Gucci's Fall 2018 collection. In October, the fashion house announced its plans to ban fur beginning with its Spring 2018 collection. Photo: Estrop/Getty Images

A look from Gucci's Fall 2018 collection. In October, the fashion house announced its plans to ban fur beginning with its Spring 2018 collection. Photo: Estrop/Getty Images

In October, Gucci President and CEO Marco Bizzarri announced at the annual Kering Talk that the Italian house led by Alessandro Michele was taking a stand against animal fur; in fact, the brand had already gone fur-free for its Spring 2018 collection, shown a month prior. And while Gucci certainly wasn't the first major fashion institution to ban the long-controversial practice, it did kickstart a movement that has seen many of Michele's contemporaries following suit and making fur-free commitments of their own. 

These recent developments, along with the labels that have been fur-free for years and years (looking at you, Stella McCartney), as well as the varying policies of retailers and magazines, can understandably get confusing — especially for consumers looking to vote with their dollar, so to speak, by supporting companies that support animal rights. As the fair and ethical treatment of animals becomes more and more of priority for brands and shoppers alike, we've compiled the following running list: a comprehensive guide to every single fashion house, retailer and magazine that has ditched fur, which we'll update each time a new brand goes fur-free. 

Luxury Brands

Burberry, fur-free beginning from the 2019 collections

Diane von Furstenberg, mohair banned beginning July 2018

Versace, fur-free beginning from the 2019 collections

John Galliano, fur-free beginning from the 2019 collections

Furla, fur-free beginning from the Cruise 2019 collection

Donna Karan and DKNY, fur-free beginning from the Fall 2019 collections

Michael Kors, fur-free by December 2018 (along with Jimmy Choo, which Michael Kors acquired in July 2017)

Gucci, fur-free since the Spring 2018 collection; angora-free since June 2018 

The Kooples, fur-free since September 2016

Giorgio Armani, fur-free since March 2016

Hugo Boss, fur-free since July 2015

Lacoste, angora-free since December 2014

Vivienne Westwood, fur-free since October 2007

Ralph Lauren, fur-free since April 2007; mohair-free since July 2018

Tommy Hilfiger, fur-free since March 2007

J.Crew, fur-free since January 2005

Calvin Klein, fur-free since February 1994; angora-free since December 2013

Stella McCartney, always fur-free

Kate Spade New York, always fur-free 

Alexachung, always fur-free

Honorable mention: Tom Ford, who has "limited" fur in recent collections (and whose Fall 2018 collections included no fur at all)

Retailers

Asos, mohair, silk, cashmere and feather sales banned beginning June 2018

Yoox Net-a-Porter Group, fur-free since June 2017

Selfridges, fur-free since 2004

Magazines

InStyle, fur-free since Editor-in-Chief Laura Brown started in August 2016

Honorable mention: Vogue Paris, which dedicated its August 2017 issue to animal protection for which it only featured faux fur

Cities/Countries

San Francisco, fur sales banned beginning January 2019

West Hollywood, fur sales banned in September 2013

United Kingdom, fur farming banned in 2000

Austria, fur farming banned in 2004

Netherlands, fur farming ban passed in 2012

Croatia, fur farming ban passed in 2007

Czech Republic, fur farming ban passed in 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina, fur farming ban passed in 2017

Republic of Macedonia, fur farming ban passed in 2017

Events

London Fashion Week, fur-free beginning from the Spring 2019 season

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