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Saks Says No To Fur, The Latest Fashion Seller To Go Fur-Free : NPR

Saks Fifth Avenue is joining a growing list of retailers and brands to phase out animal fur.

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Saks Fifth Avenue is joining a growing list of retailers and brands to phase out animal fur.

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Saks Fifth Avenue is going fur-free, becoming the latest fashion seller to take animal-fur clothes and accessories off its shelves.

Saks announced on Wednesday it would close all of its fur salons by the end of fiscal 2021 and phase out all fur products by the end of fiscal 2022. It joins other department stores such

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5 Ways To Make Ethical Fashion Choices : NPR

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A red and white button-up shirt with the sleeves cut off and pinned lays on a bright blue background. The shirt is surrounded by scissors, a measuring tape, thread, buttons and a pin cushion.

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When fashionable clothes can be so cheap, it can be easy to fill up virtual shopping carts just for the rush of the purchase. But this attitude of excess has led to mass over-production and a clothing waste crisis.

“Ultimately, any item of clothing that you get rid of is going to end up in the landfill because the technological solutions just really aren’t at scale yet to do something different with it,” says Elizabeth Cline, author of The Conscious Closet: A Revolutionary Guide to Looking Good While Doing Good

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What New York Fashion Week Means To American Designers Today : NPR

NPR’s Ailsa Chang speaks with Christina Binkley of Vogue Business about the state of American fashion and whether New York Fashion Week is still the main stage for American designers.



AILSA CHANG, HOST:

To know what will be the it things to wear in the fall, the fashion world turns to New York Fashion Week, which began just on Sunday. Of course, it looks a little different this year. Not only will events be nearly completely digital again, but many of the superstars of the fashion world won’t be participating. Here to walk us through what that might mean for

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