Is Fur Making a Comeback?

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After intense controversy in the 1980s and 1990s made fur unpopular, designers began to avoid the fabric. Now, Audubon explains, young designers who do not remember those conflicts have begun to integrate fur back into their clothing lines.Audubon writes:

A collar trimmed with mink, cuffs circled in fox, or a vest made from coyote, fur is no longer a faux pas as designers, wooed by furriers and tempted by texture, integrate it into their lines, helping the industry make a strong comeback. Most environmentalists would still opt for fleece, it seems, but others may wonder whether fur is really that bad.

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