VegNews Daily

West Hollywood Says “No” to Real Fur in Fashion

West Hollywood, CA, home to celebrities and fashion-forward socialites, recently instated a ban on fur.

The city of West Hollywood––a little more than eight miles from downtown Los Angeles––recently became the first in the US to put into effect a ban on real fur. According to an ordinance displayed on the city’s website, “it [is] unlawful for retail stores within city limits to sell, trade, or otherwise distribute clothing made from the skins or pelts of any animal with hair, fur, or wool,” reports CBS Los Angeles. The new law also extends to online purchases shipped from West Hollywood. The fur-ban has been in discussion among city officials since 2011 when the city council first approved of the measure. Any WeHo shops caught selling real fur will be fined $200 if it’s a first-time offense.

 Comments

Isa Chandra Moskowitz Opens Vegan Restaurant

Modern comfort food awaits at the new all-vegan eatery in Omaha, NE.
Read More »

Frozen Yogurt Chain Adds Vegan Soy-Based Option

Popular frozen yogurt shop introduces Yo Soy Vanilla at all 44 locations.
Read More »

New Study Shows Organic is Better Than Conventional

Is organically grown food really worth the price tag? A new study says "yes."
Read More »

Los Angeles Times Spotlights Founder of Gardein

Yves Potvin Grows His Vegan Company into a $100 Million Business.
Read More »

All-star Vegan Cruise to Sail This Fall to the Caribbean

Vegan chefs and personalities host the first-ever Vegan Vacation at Sea.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »