27 Nov '11, 1am

How to tell real fur from faux? Here are three easy "tests"

After several denials to the contrary, Urban Outfitters has finally copped to selling real fur as faux. Vegan activist Joshua Katcher , who blogs at The Discerning Brute , called the hipster label out on Thursday after purchasing the offending garment—the “S Loves C by Spring & Clifton Faux Fur Cardigan”—and running a gamut of visual and smell tests on camera. Besides running foul of the Truth in Fur Labeling Act that will take effect next month, Urban Outfitters also reneged on a 2009 agreement with PETA to stop selling fur in its stores. In fact, the company is named as a fur-free retailer on the Humane Society of the United States’ website. What’s an animal lover to do?

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