Huston is backing bills introduced in the New York City Council and in New York's state Legislature to ban the sale of fur.
Actress Anjelica Huston is supporting efforts to outlaw fur sales in the fashion paradise of New York.
Huston says in an opinion piece in the Daily News that she used to think fur was a symbol of "glamour and affluence" but now she's ashamed of having supported the fur trade years ago.
She is backing bills introduced in the New York City Council and in New York's state Legislature to ban the sale of fur.
Huston says many consumers are unaware of fur's "horrifying" supply chain. She says coyotes whose pelts adorn hoods and collars may suffer for days in steel traps before they are bludgeoned to death.
Coyote trappers say they are helping to control the population of an animal that's often considered a nuisance.
A fashion data organisation aims to crack down on slavery and worker abuse by mapping every clothing and footwear factory in the world, with a free, open-source tool.
American fashion designer Michael Kors believes people lead a fast life and says it is his job to give them something that makes them feel relaxed without giving up quality and glamour.
Belgium is all business at the front, in the very serious EU capital Brussels, but it's all party at the back, in the little western town of Boussu.
Though New York's Fashion Week wrapped more than a month ago, there was plenty of fierce fashion at the second annual "Gigi's Playhouse Fashion Show" on Wednesday, an event that allows young people with Down syndrome to share their talent.
The muscles from those who exercised before breakfast also showed greater increases in key proteins, specifically those involved in transporting glucose from the bloodstream to the muscles.
A key obstacle is unequal access: while some people throw away food they buy too much of, others cannot afford or find the nutrition they need, said the report entitled "food Systems at Risk."