Neiman Marcus joins its luxury peers by pledging to go fur-free by early 2023

accreditation
0:00
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article

Neiman Marcus says its ESG goals (Environmental, Social and Governance) are behind the decision.

Neiman Marcus became one of the highest-profile collapses during the health crisis. It emerged from bankruptcy protection last after eliminating more than $4 billion (over R57 billion) of debt.

The announcement comes just one week after Canada Goose said it’ll stop using fur in its pricey parks, joining other upscale retailers like Versace, Coach and Gucci to go fur-free. 

READ MORE | California bans the sale of fur - here are all the fashion houses that have done the same

In a bid to cater to eco-conscious shoppers, brands like Nike and Gap have also taken steps to create more sustainable apparel.

Animal welfare groups like PETA have long criticised luxury apparel brands over their use of animal skin and fur.

Follow us on social media: FacebookTwitterInstagram.

Sign up to W24's newsletters so you don't miss out on any of our stories and giveaways.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24
Voting Booth
Would you leave your partner if they have a controlling, meddling parent?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
No, I would tolerate the in-law as much as possible even if my partner doesn't see their behaviour as a problem.
16% - 6 votes
No, but only if my partner supports me.
41% - 15 votes
Yes, my peace comes first and I know I'd be fighting a losing battle.
35% - 13 votes
Yes, even if my partner supports me, the stress is not worth it.
8% - 3 votes
Vote