Gucci to Go Fur-Free and Auction the Remaining Products to Benefit Animal Rights

Italian fashion company Gucci has just announced this week that they will no longer be using animal fur in their products, effective starting with its spring-summer 2018 collection.

Furthermore, all their remaining fur products – including mink, coyote, raccoon dog, fox, rabbit, and karakul – will be sold at a charity auction to benefit the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and LAV, the Italian animal protection organization.

Marco Bizzarri, Gucci’s President and CEO, said: “Being socially responsible is one of Gucci’s core values, and we will continue to strive to do better for the environment and animals. With the help of HSUS and LAV, Gucci is excited to take this next step and hopes it will help inspire innovation and raise awareness, changing the luxury fashion industry for the better.”

The announcement is part of Gucci’s new partnership with the Fur Free Alliance – a group…

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