PVH Corp. says it will ban use of exotic skins

PVH Corp. has banned exotic animal skins in the collections of all
its brands, which include Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and several
other contemporary clothing lines. The company said that this decision
is part of a “long-term strategy to drive fashion forward for

The company joins Brooks Brothers, Jil Sander, Chanel, Diane von
Furstenberg, HUGO BOSS, Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood, and many
other fashion companies in this ban.

In a press release, PETA said that PVH’s decision comes after over
a decade of the animal rights organization urging the company to ban
exotic skins.

“At Tommy Hilfiger, we’re committed to creating a better fashion
industry by creating fashion that ‘Wastes Nothing and Welcomes All,'”
Tommy Hilfiger said. “We have always [taken] and will always take the
environment, human rights, our community and related matters very
seriously, which is why we don’t use fur or exotic skins in any of our
collections. Together, we can drive fashion forward for good.”


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