29 Apr '12, 5pm
Things are about to get hairy! Barneys NYC busted selling animal fur as faux: #fur #fauxfur #ecofashion #humanesociety
Things are about to get hairy between Barneys New York and the Humane Society of the United States . The animal-rights group claims the luxury retailer passed off a fur-trimmed 3.1 Phillip Lim parka as faux, despite the fact the pelt was most likely belonged to a coyote . The offending article was sold not only online but also at Barneys’ Manhattan flagship store, a violation of a three-year-old New York law that requires all genuine fur to be labelled as such.