The fur you're buying: is it fake or real?
I've written about why vegans don't buy fur here. However, there's been quite a bit of press about 'real' fur being labelled as faux fur when it isn't!
Instead of going into why it's happening, I would prefer to empower you with the knowledge that it is, and share some tools to help you avoid buying 'real' fur by mistake.
If in doubt, it might be worth avoiding fur altogether, whether it's faux or not!
The faux fur you bought in the UK could actually be real fur – this is what you need to know
Faux fur' products made of real fur, it emerges as Boots pulls accessories from shelves
The great fake fur scandal: Real fur labelled as synthetic being sold by retailers
TK Maxx, Boohoo, Amazon, Groupon and Miss Bardo were all discovered to be advertising items as "faux fur" - when in fact they were made from rabbit, mink and fox
Tesco, Boots, FatFace and Romwe have been accused of mis-selling real fur as faux fur following an investigation
High Street Giants Tesco And Boots Caught Selling Real Fur Labelled As Fake
T K MAXX, Boohoo, Not On The High Street Among Online Retail Giants Caught Selling Real Fur Advertised As ‘Faux’