Information on Fur

International Youth to Gather for Popular Fur Summer School

News - May 25, 2018 - The popular Fur Summer School is returning to Greece this year with a programme reflecting the European fur sector's focus on sustainable animal welfare, environment, skills, waste reduction and biodiversity.

Fur Portrait: Teacher’s Journey to The Most Loved Profession

News - April 23, 2018 - Centria University's course leader Pia Blomström talks about her decision to become a teacher, and explains what are the key ingredients to be a successful furrier.

Japanese Designer Takes Home The Remix Gold Prize

News - February 27, 2018 - REMIX, the international fashion and fur competition organised by The International Fur Federation (IFF) and supported by Vogue Talents, named its winning designers at the annual award ceremony in Milan on Sunday night.

Nature Inspires Young Fur Designers for REMIX 2018

News - February 6, 2018 - During the AW 18-19 Fashion Week, REMIX is coming back to Milan. The 15th edition of the international competition for young talents in fashion & fur design will be organized, with the support of Vogue Talents, by the International Fur Federation (IFF).

Lack of Balance and Transparency Defines EU Parliament Anti-fur Debate

News - January 23, 2018 - Once again, a one-sided event attacking an entire sector is held in the European Parliament. Organised by a handful of Polish ECR MEPs working together with animal rights lobby groups, the event, called Make Fur History, takes place today, 23 January, and only includes speakers promoting one single point of view.

Norwegian Fur Farming Ban is Political Horse-Trading

News - January 17, 2018 - In spite of an expert committee recommending the sustainable development of fur farming in Norway, a ban is underway as a result of a political horse-trade to include an anti-fur party in the new government.

Japanese Design Talent Ready to Compete in Milan Fur Competition

News - December 11, 2017 - Up-and-coming Japanese designer Lui Chun Chen is ready to compete in the global fur design competition Remix in Milan in February after winning Remix Asia 2017.

New QR Code Label to Revive Seal Products Trade

News - November 29, 2017 - The European Commission supports Great Greenland's new QR Code Label Initiative by in a move to revive the sale of seal products coming from sustainable Inuit hunt.

Animal Lobby to Pay 58,000 Euro for Breaking in to Fur Farm

News - October 19, 2017 - Norwegian animal lobby activists put mink in danger of disease while producing 'sensational' undercover footage on fur farms. Caught lying in front of the court they were sentenced to pay damages totalling 58,000 euro.

Gucci Has Made an Uninformed Decision

News - October 12, 2017 - Fashion brand Gucci's decision to go fur free appears uninformed if the aim indeed is to do better for animals and environment. Natural fur is well integrated in Europe's circular bio-economy and a sustainable alternative to today's fast fashion trends.
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