The singer’s actions follow a UN report that one billion rabbits are killed for their coats each year, and a petition to ban fur from London Fashion Week reaches 75,000 signatures.
The animal rights crusaders are bringing their activism into the boardroom.
The brand have listened to public feedback and are committed to a fur free future.
The French brand, along with many others, had already stopped using angora after a PETA investigation demonstrated the cruel way it is ripped from live rabbits.
We meet the animal rights pioneer who took her own conviction – that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for our entertainment or abuse in any other way - and turned it into an international movement.
This commitment from the iconic Italian designer follows news from PETA that 86% of London Fashion Week designers did not use any fur on their autumn/winter 16 catwalk.
Despite a major PR push by the fur industry, PETA research shows that 86% of designers at London Fashion Week decided not to use any animal fur in their collections.
Animal rights campaigners from PETA want to raise awareness of unsafe levels of potentially carcinogenic chemicals found in fur-trimmed childrenswear.
An undercover BBC documentary recently found that real fur was being sold as fake fur on the high street at retailers with no-fur policies.