Faux Fur Is Booming. But Do Its Retailers Have the Luxury Touch?
Exploring New York’s upscale vegan boutiques, which offer fur alternatives that appeal to young buyers and TikTok influencers.
To be a consumer in the world today is to wear one’s politics and morals quite literally on one’s sleeves.
Along with rejecting plastic straws, disposable coffee cups, and single-use shopping bags, the so-called conscious consumer can buy clothes that hark back to an unethical past, and then delight friends and followers by informing them: “This may look like dead animals, but it’s actually vegan.”