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Design School Hosts Faux-Fur Fashion Competition

Burgeoning fashionistas will be working with a faux-fur industry veteran to create cruelty-free clothing.

The Humane Society of the United States and Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs are hosting a competition at Parsons The New School for Design, where students create faux fur outfits and accessories using techniques they learned from company president Donna Salyers. “Having a chance to share with the next generation of designers the techniques we’ve developed at Fabulous-Furs was a special treat,” said Salyers on the HSUS website. “Their excitement, energy, and enthusiasm for luxurious options to animal fur truly makes animal fur pointless and unnecessary.” Winners will receive cash prizes, be featured at Parson exhibitions, and receive materials from Fabulous-Furs.

Norway Bans Fur Farms

New legislation will shut down the country's 300 fur farms—that produce nearly 1 million animals annually—by 2025.
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Kat Von D Beauty Debuts 40 New Vegan Lipsticks

Fan favorite Studded Kiss lipstick returns in a wide range of colors made with a new animal-free, highly pigmented formula.
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Thousands Take BuzzFeed's Vegan Quiz

Popular new quiz uncovers vegans' favorite meat substitutes, worst annoyances with meat-eaters, and frequency of nutritional yeast usage.
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Fake Sanctuary Scams Vegans for More than $35,000

Suspect Trey West allegedly took advantage of animal lovers using a falsified GoFundMe campaign under the name Friends Not Food Sanctuary.
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Boiling Live Lobsters Now Illegal in Switzerland

The country recognizes the sentience of lobsters and bans transporting aquatic species on ice or any other unnatural environment.
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