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S Future of the Fashion Show: Runway To Retail - Topshop Blog. Fashion Week The future of the fashion show is changing.

s Future of the Fashion Show: Runway To Retail - Topshop Blog

This season, select styles from our Topshop Unique collection will be available to buy immediately after our London Fashion Week show this Sunday 18th September at Old Spitalfields Market. It’s all part of a major shift happening in the fashion industry. In our fast-moving digital world, the idea of the traditional catwalk model has become outdated: why see a collection you won’t be able to buy for another four months? Wool Can Be Just as Cruel as Fur. LONDON, United Kingdom — The fashion industry is shifting.

Wool Can Be Just as Cruel as Fur

Led by a social and eco-conscious generation, today's consumers are increasingly demanding to know about the journey their garments took before arriving on the shop floor. It's this awareness that's caused a great many to ditch fur, exotic skins, and angora — after all, who can really feel good strutting around in a fur coat once you've seen images of foxes living alone and petrified in tiny cages and having their skin peeled off?

Faux Fur is the Only Responsible Choice. A response to Mark Oaten’s article “Faux fur is more than faux pas, it’s poison”.

Faux Fur is the Only Responsible Choice

Real fur sales are experiencing a dramatic drop since 2014 while the faux fur sector is enjoying a remarkable boom with a 10% increase in demand. This might explain why Mark Oaten, head of the International Fur Trade Federation, has been constantly trying to denigrate the faux fur sector. We've Already Used Up Earth's Resources For The Year. How PETA Won the Angora Debate and What It Means for Fashion. NEW YORK, United States — In the spring of 2016, a group of top-tier fashion executives convened in midtown Manhattan for a closed-door meeting.

How PETA Won the Angora Debate and What It Means for Fashion

The conversation centred on the treatment of animals and the ethics policies they had in place. It was clear that many brands felt more pressure than ever to cooperate with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals — the international non-profit organisation widely known as PETA. “Look at what PETA did to angora,” one executive said. “They virtually wiped it out.” Indeed, in 2013, PETA took on the trade in angora rabbit fur in what proved to be one of its most successful campaigns, releasing a video of a rabbit in China — the world's top producer of angora wool — being tortured and mutilated, its fur hand-plucked from its body.