Burberry is not cruelty-free. They may test on animals, either themselves, through their suppliers, or through a third party. Brands who fall under this category could also be selling products where animal testing is required by law.
Burberry will no longer use select animal furs in its products, according to an interview with CEO Marco Gobbetti on Business of Fashion. Starting with Riccardo Tisci’s debut collection this September 17, Burberry is banning rabbit, fox, mink, and Asiatic raccoon fur, as well as angora.
Dior engages in animal testing by allowing its products to be animal-tested. Dior is also owned by LVMH, a parent corporation that does engage in animal testing.
Is Gucci owned by a parent company that tests on animals? Gucci is owned by Coty, a company that tests on animals. Not only is Gucci not cruelty-free but neither is their parent company.
In 2019, it looks like fur is finally on its way out of the fashion industry. Burberry, Gucci, Versace and Coach are just some of the major brands to take a stand against animal cruelty in recent years by banning the use of such items in their collections, opting for faux alternatives instead.
Some of them are Versace, Furla, Armani, Calvin Klein, Gucci, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Shrimps, and Vivienne Westwood.
No. Giorgio Armani does not use animals to test its products, and does not have animal testing conducted by anyone else to support our product safety review.
Chanel has chosen to adhere to policies that do include some form of animal testing. The brand is not cruelty-free because it does agree and also pays for animal testing. The tests are part of the mandatory requirements for the items to be sold in physical stores in Mainland China.
Huda Beauty is cruelty-free. Huda Beauty has confirmed that it is truly cruelty-free. They don’t test finished products or ingredients on animals, and neither do their suppliers or any third-parties. They also don’t sell their products where animal testing is required by law.
Is Dior vegan? Dior might offer some vegan products, however because this company is not cruelty-free, we recommend avoiding any products they offer even if they are vegan.
Nike does not use fur, angora, or other exotic animal hair or skin in its products, which is a step in the right direction. However, it does use leather, wool, and down feather without specifying sources. This lack of transparency is problematic as the welfare of animals and workers is unknown.
Louis Vuitton is not a vegan brand and mostly does not currently make products for vegans. For cruelty-aware consumers, it’s worth mentioning that LV canvas bags are made from coated plastic, not leather.
Versace, Kors, Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger, Stella McCartney, Giorgio Armani, Burberry. These are all luxury brands that have banned the use of fur in their products. But one still has not: Dior. They still haven’t joined with other luxury fashion brands and committed to going fur free, and it’s a huge issue.
Louis Vuitton is rated “Very Poor” for the animals because of its use of fur, down, leather, wool, exotic animal skin, and exotic animal hair, though it has a basic formal policy to protect animal welfare.
Chanel joins the growing list of high-profile fashion brands to abolish fur from their collections. Gucci, Versace, Burberry and Michael Kors have all committed to going fur-free in recent years in a bid to prioritise ethical sourcing and production.