Information on Fur

Fashion to Farm: Inspirational Designer Becomes Fur Farmer

News - June 12, 2017 - Driven by the desire to explain to customers how the fur value chain works, the youngest furrier in Norway goes to work on a fur farm for a week.

World Fur Trade is Booming Despite China Slowdown

News - June 6, 2017 - Despite a predicted slow down in the Chinese luxury sector, new figures reveal that the fashion and interior design sectors continues to drive fur production in Europe and North America with fur items more popular than ever.

Kopenhagen Fur Wins ELLE Magazine’s Sustainability Award

News - May 29, 2017 - European fur auction house Kopenhagen Fur has won ELLE Magazine's CSR award for its work with sustainable fashion. It is important to highlight such a major player in the fashion world, Chief Editor says.

WelFur: the Bridge between Responsible Farming and Fashion

News - May 17, 2017 - Around 450 fur farms across Europe had the first ever WelFur assessment visit as part of the implementation of the world's most advance science-based animal welfare programme.

Estonian Parliament Votes in Favour of Fur Farming

News - May 11, 2017 - The Estonian parliament has voted against a ban on fur farming, and Estonia thus follows the example of parliaments in Latvia, Denmark, Norway and Finland where similar discussions have taken place in the past few years. Reason and accountability has won in Estonia, says CEO of Fur Europe.

EU Commission: The Fur Sector Shows the Way for Other Farming Sectors

News - May 10, 2017 - With the science-based animal welfare assessment programme WelFur the European fur sector is on the forefront of animal welfare in Europe. The European fur sector can show the way for other farming sectors keen on making progress, the European Commission says.

Fur Summer School 2017: Inspiring the Future of Fur

News - May 8, 2017 - This years' edition will bring together young people with different professional backgrounds and interest in fur in Kastoria, Greece between August 20th and August 29th. 2017.

New Fur Europe Chairman to Work for More Proactivity

News - April 28, 2017 - The chairmanship of Fur Europe shifted last week during the annual meeting in Budapest as John Papsø was elected to succeed Kenneth Ingman from Finland. The main focus for him is to work for a more proactive European fur sector.

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.
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