Victoria Beckham has change into the most recent designer to vow to ban unique animal skins in future collections.
The model has pledged to chop supplies like python and snakeskin from future designs.
“As a enterprise, we’ve got been trying to motion the usage of extra ethically sourced merchandise which have much less environmental influence for a while,” a Victoria Beckham model spokesperson instructed WWD.
“We’re blissful to substantiate that we are going to stop utilizing unique skins in all future collections as of our foremost autumn/winter 2019 ready-to-wear presentation. This resolution displays the desires of not solely the model, but additionally that of our prospects.”
The model has by no means used fur in its designs, however has offered snakeskin baggage and sneakers up to now.
Different manufacturers which have banned the usage of unique skins embrace Chanel, Diane Von Furstenberg and Vivienne Westwood, and there is mounting strain on different high-end designers to finish their use.
The newest announcement from Victoria Beckham has been praised by PETA.
BREAKING: Following years of pushing by PETA, iconic British style icon and designer @victoriabeckham has pledged to cease utilizing unique skins in her designs days forward of #LFW ❤️🐊🐍 https://t.co/0sHhF8h2i1 pic.twitter.com/NYbaPW6RD6
– PETA UK (@PETAUK) February 12, 2019
“Behind each crocodile, alligator, snake, or lizard purse or pair of sneakers is a violent dying,“ PETA director Elisa Allen instructed the Unbiased.
“Victoria Beckham’s resolution to ban unique skins will spare numerous outstanding animals immense struggling, and PETA calls on different luxurious manufacturers to comply with her sort instance.”
The announcement comes simply days earlier than the model’s present, which might be held in London once more after it moved to the UK from New York final 12 months.
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