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Fur Is Flying Again

Animal skins, and their opponents, are resurgent.

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Fur Is Flying Again

Since the rise of the animal-rights movement in the sixties, fur has been, to say the least, controversial. To some, it’s a warm and stylish fashion statement; to others, it’s morally abhorrent. Whatever your view of the politics, fur is having a moment. According to the Fur Information Council of America, sales for 2010 hit $1.3 billion, up $40 million since 2009. And in 2011, more than 500 designers showed fur as part of their fall collections. read more [+]
Real Fur Fake FurReal Fur vs. 'Faux' Fur
A dozen stylish Farments for the purist and doppel gängers for the animal-sensitive.
PETANo Fur
A conversation with PETA campaigns manager Lindsay Rajt.
Fur TrapperHe Kills It
On the hunt with a local muskrat trapper.
Fur WearersThey Wear It
Six real-pelt-lovers of New York.
Know Your FurKnow Your Wearable Critters
A guide to animal fur.


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