EDITOR’S PICK: NEWS FROM OUR MEMBERS


Kastoria Fur Fair, Kastorian Fur Association

Kastoria Fur Fair Invite

The Kastorian Fur Association cordially invites you to the 42nd Kastoria International Fur Fair, which will take place from the 4th to the 4th of May 2017 at the International Exhibition Centre of Kastoria. Administration Board: President, Ioannis Korentsidis, General Secretary, Nick Katsanos. Opening hours: 10:00 to 19:00.
For More Information: www.furfairkastoria.com www.kastoriafurfestival.com www.furfair.gr.

Beijing Fur Fair Postponed until May 21- 23

Beijing Fur Fair Invite

As the central government will convene a major state-level meeting in Beijing in mid-May next year, major events in Beijing will be postponed. Therefore, by the fur Chamber of Commerce hosted the “2017 Beijing International Fur Fashion Show” from the original May 15-17 to May 21-23, is hereby notified. Organising Committee

BEIJING FUR FAIR POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 21-23 2017 尊敬的企业负责人 由于明年5月中旬中央要在北京召开重大国家元首级会议,在此期间北京的大型活动都将顺延。因此,由裘皮商会主办的“2017年北京国际皮草时装展”将从原定的5月15-17号调整至5月21-23号,特此通知。 祝好! BEIJING FUR 组委会

Hong Kong International Fur & Fashion Fair

HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FUR & FASHION FAIR

Hong Kong – the world’s largest fur exporter and fur trade centre

Hong Kong has long been known as one of the biggest garment exporters in the world, yet many may not realise that this cosmopolitan in South East Asia also claims the globe’s largest fur exporter and fur trading centre! With decades of experience and expertise in fur production and exports, Hong Kong furriers are today shipping their stylish fur accessories and apparel to different corners in the world, gracing the racks of reputable stores and boutiques in traditional as well as emerging markets.
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Canada Goose Parkas, Truth About Fur

STOP SAYING FUR IS ONLY FOR FASHION

—TRUTH ABOUT FUR
One of the arguments I hear over and over again is that fur is wrong because we are killing animals “for fashion”. Fur’s main purpose is not for fashion and I think it is time to set the record straight about why the majority of us wear fur.
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Welfur Initiative

WELFUR INITIATIVE GETS BBC COVERAGE

WelFur is a new scheme developed to ensure animal welfare is a priority before fur pelts reach the auction houses. The program is entirely voluntary, although the auction houses will not sell furs that are not WelFur certified from 2020 onward. Read More…

Saga Furs Celebrates 30 Years in China

SAGA FURS CELEBRATES 30 YEARS IN CHINA WITH FASHION SHOW

Three decades ago Saga Furs and the House of Dior collaborated to present a milestone — the first-ever luxury fur fashion show in China. To celebrate the occasion and 30 years’ of efforts in China, Saga Furs held a spectacular fashion show on 1 November in conjunction with Beijing Fashion Week.
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Astrid Andersen FW 2016, Menswear, Fur Trend

MEN EMBRACE FUR

Fur stole the show during the recent men’s AW collections, proving that it’s not just for women, with an estimated 63% of shows overall including this most versatile of materials. The icy weather that finally descended on Europe and North America in time for the shows was a perfect backdrop to this catwalk trend, which we are likely to see translated into every day fashion. Read More…

Fur Commission USA, Mink Activists

LIBERATION IS LOVE

When a family-owned mink farm in Illinois was attacked by animal rights extremists in 2013, 2,000 minks were released from their cages and a barn was spray-painted with the words “Liberation is Love.” Last year, Johnson, 28, pled guilty and was sentenced to three years in prison.  Read More…

Kopenhagen Fur, Fur Europe, Farming

95% IMPROVE THEIR OPINION ABOUT FUR AFTER FARM VISIT

In accordance with similar mini surveys, 95% of the visitors at an open farm event in Romania became positive towards fur farming after having seen the animals with their own eyes. Read More…

THE NEW FUR TIMES MAGAZINE

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