Information on Fur

Animal experts training to become WelFur advisers

News - March 30, 2017 - Veterinarians, fur farming specialists and experts in farm management from across Europe are having extensive teaching sessions led by the scientists who developed WelFur as part of a training designed to prepare them to be WelFur Advisers.

Fur and shearling dominate the world’s fashion catwalks

News - March 15, 2017 - Natural materials such as fur and shearling made a huge appearance during the fashion month as top designers presented their Ready-to-Wear Autumn/ Winter 2017 collections. Natural materials prevailed over synthetic fibres across the catwalks from New York and London to Paris and Milan.

The One Milano: A symphony of fashion and business

News - March 6, 2017 - The Fashion exhibition TheOneMilano hits a record high number of buyers from all across the globe and made a clear statement. Fur fashion business is alive and thriving.

Remix designers: Fur enhances human creativity

News - February 25, 2017 - The fur material provides creative opportunities unmatched by other textiles. The international Remix fur design competition concluded with the finale in Milan last night. The exploration of human creativity is at the core of Remix.

Synthetic clothing contributes to plastic pollution of oceans

News - February 23, 2017 - New environmental report show that invisible plastic particles washed off synthetic textiles during laundry are among the worst contaminators of the world’s oceans and a treat to marine wildlife.

Spanish Fur Association makes a debut at prominent fashion show

News - February 16, 2017 - The Spanish Fur Association (SFA) has made its debut at one of the major fashion trade show in southern Europe – MOMAD Metropolis show to present a stand and a fashion show.

Inspiration & Information: Youth path to fur fashion

News - January 30, 2017 - The workshop ''Discovering fur'' gathered together young fashion and design students for a showcase of the limitless opportunities to use fur in fashion.

Circular Fashion: The future of European fur sector

News - January 23, 2017 - Circular fashion is at the core of how European fur sector sees itself 5 years from now, states Fur Europe 5-year vision recently adopted by the Fur Europe Board.

4.000 European fur farms to be WelFur certified by 2020

News - January 16, 2017 - The implementation of the animal welfare assessment system WelFur marks a milestone in the history of international fur business. Developed by independents scientists from across Europe, WelFur is a reliable assessment tool that will help replace perceptions with facts and provide consumer transparency about the European production of fur.

Norwegian Parliament supports sustainable development of fur farming

News - January 11, 2017 - Parliament in Norway has supported the sustainable continuation of fur farming. The decision puts an end to years of discussion whether the industry should be banned in the country.
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