Interfaith group urges Louis Vuitton to stop using fur


An interfaith coalition made up of Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders have urged the Louis Vuitton fashion house to stop using fur in its clothing and fashion lines.

In a joint statement released Thursday, the leaders – Orthodox Christian priest Stephen Karcher, Hindu activist Rajan Zed, Jewish rabbi ElizaBeth Webb Beyer and Buddhist priest Matthew Fisher – pleaded with the famous fashion house to stop using fur , claiming that it went against his parent. the ethics of Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.

“Louis Vuitton should explore new limits in creative fur-free design and stop selling all products made from animal fur,” the statement said, according to the statement. The Associated Press.


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“Animals should not be forced to suffer and kill in order to fashion and glorify bodies when there are other valid fashion alternatives available to us,” the executives added. “Cruelty should never become fashionable”

Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has not responded for the moment.

In September, singer Billie Eilish made headlines when she wore a peach Oscar de la Renta dress to the Met Gala with an unusual stipulation. Eilish, a vegan and animal welfare activist, issued a sort of ultimatum, claiming that she would wear the dress if the designer stopped using and selling fur in her clothes.

Oscar de la Renta chief executive Alex Bolen, who is married to Oscar de la Renta’s daughter-in-law, Eliza, has followed up on the request.

“I am honored to have been a catalyst,” said Eilish, “and to have been heard on this issue.”


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