Animal rights group PETA claimed a victory on Tuesday as it said labels in the portfolio of Spain’s Puig have confirmed they’ll stop selling items made out of the skins of snakes, crocodiles, and other ‘exotic’ animals.
Burberry on Friday announced the opening of its long-awaited social retail store in China’s technology hub Shenzhen, “blending the physical and social worlds in a digitally immersive retail experience”.
Animal rights organisation Peta has taken advantage of the downturn in the stock markets. Peta’s U.S. subsidiary has bought shares in around 20 businesses including Kering, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, and Guess.
A gang of cartoon costumed characters greeted guests at the Stella McCartney show inside the Paris Opera on Monday, providing a wacky running commentary as the early invitees enjoyed cups of tea or coffee.
French fashion group Kering, whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it had set out internal guidelines for dealing with the welfare of animals, as fashion companies look to tighten their ethical standards.
Masks of all shades and sizes took over the Gucci catwalk on Wednesday as the Italian luxury label kicked off Milan’s leg of the Autumn/Winter runway season with an eclectic show rich in patterns, colours and headpieces.