NAFA Creditor Meeting Notice
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by furfashion
5M ago
Please be advised that North American Fur Auctions Inc., et al. have filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Commercial List (the “Court”) a plan of compromise and arrangement dated January 11, 2024 (“Plan”) pursuant to the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Plan and the Meeting Order dated January 17, 2024. The Plan contemplates the compromise of rights and claims of certain of the Applicants’ creditors (as defined in the Plan, the “Affected Creditors”). There is one class of Affected C ..read more
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Furcyle Label, Pre-owned Fur
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by furfashion
8M ago
The ‘Furcycle’ label authenticates pre-loved fur, as second-hand luxury market and conscious consumption soars. A new label to support the use of vintage and pre-loved fur has been launched by the International Fur Federation (IFF). The label called ‘Furcycle’ comes a year after ‘Furmark’ had been launched for all new fur items. As more consumers seek sustainable alternatives, the market for vintage and pre-owned luxury items, including fur, has experienced a renaissance. Driven by sustainable consumerism, the desire for exclusivity and rarity, and the timeless appeal of items with history an ..read more
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REMIX Fashion Show 2021
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by furfashion
2y ago
“Passing on knowledge, entrusting part of our history to future generations” The French Federation of Fur Trades is a player in the transmission of knowledge. Every year, it organizes numerous competitions for young designers, participates in student training, organizes the integration of new recruits into workshops and coordinates projects on an international scale around the fur trade. At international level, there are many competitions, including the REMIX. Below are some of the entries from fashion school Lycée Turquetil in Paris. This high school has a workshop specially de ..read more
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WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit
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by furfashion
2y ago
On October 26th and 27th, The IFF, under the umbrella of Furmark®, sponsored the WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit, themed ‘the new future – winning in the roaring 20s’.  The IFF secured a premium speaker slot on the official schedule amongst other influential and key presenters including Kim Jones, Artistic Director of Dior Men’s and Fendi Womenswear, Designer Rick Owens, as well as CEOs of Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Mytheresa, amongst many others. You can view the Furmark speakers’ video below. The IFF speaker opportunity was used to introduce the launch of Furm ..read more
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The CREATION 2020/21 Designer Contest and Show
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by furfashion
2y ago
The CREATION 2020/21 Designer Contest and Show was held on the 16th of October 2021 at the New York Palace Anantara Hotel in Budapest. At the event there were more than 130 guests, including politicians, press, representatives of the Hungarian designer universities and schools, designers, representatives of the fur sector, supporters and sponsors. The presented products were characterized by inventive ..read more
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Delivering a new message from the fur industry! With its Furmark® program, IFF strongly promotes sustainable fur fashion in Shanghai!
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by furfashion
3y ago
The “debate” over animal welfare and sustainable fashion on fur seems endless. The fashion industry and animal protection organizations explore the balance of “seeking common ground while keeping differences” in various fashion TALKs in China every year. From October 8th to October 14th, 2021, SS22 Shanghai Fashion Week official showroom-DADASHOW with the theme of “Border”, brings together nearly 100 designer brands, presenting up-to-date models, taking orders, while using practice to explore the fashion realm of adhering to the scale. The International Fur Federation member enterprises – KC f ..read more
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Furmark’s Farm-to-Shopfloor Tracing Tags Set for International Debut
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by furfashion
3y ago
AS SEEN ON WWD: “The IFF said the new, QR-coded swing tags, which map the history of a fur garment, will be a ‘game changer.'”  The IFF has worked closely with LVMH and Kering on the development of the Furmark label. LONDON — Every fur has a tale to tell and now consumers will be able to learn the story of the items they’re purchasing via the new Furmark traceability tag, which begins rolling out this week to coincide with the arrival of the fall 2021 collections. The Furmark swing tag comes with a QR code that maps the history of a garment, from farm to dyer, manufacturer and s ..read more
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Global fur retail trade worth $20.1bn indicating strong bounce back post-pandemic
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by furfashion
3y ago
The global fur retail trade is worth $20.1bn, indicating a strong bounce back since COVID-19 pandemic, new research from the University of Copenhagen has revealed. The European fur retail trade is worth $4.8bn, even after accounting for the pandemic. Crucially, the academic study also estimates that the international fur garment trade reached its highest ever value in 2019 — despite lower prices of raw fur skin — demonstrating a buoyant global market. The University of Copenhagen analysis — Global Fur Retail Value (attached), conducted by Dr. Henning Otte Hansen, Senior Advisor, Department of ..read more
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AW21: a Fur Fantasy
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by furfashion
3y ago
As virtual Fashion Weeks around the world concluded, a schedule which saw editors, celebrities and press joining front rows via video-call, a number of new trends have exploded taking fashion in a new creative and surreal direction. While the shows at New York, London, Milan and Paris may have been audience-free, there is still plenty to look at and discuss. Below, we round up the highlights from the autumn/winter 2021 shows.  LOUIS VUITTON The Louis Vuitton AW21 collection was unveiled with a runway show which was inspired by time travel and mythology. Since Louis Vuitton  ..read more
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2021 China International Fashion Week: A Dialogue between Fur and Sustainability
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by furfashion
3y ago
2021 China International Fashion week – China Fashion Summit was held in Beijing 751D PARK Fashion Cloister on March 27. Themed by “Building Sustainable Industry Chain, And Promoting the Updating of Green Consumption”, the summit invited fashion industry representatives and sustainable fashion practitioners from home and abroad. Levin Cheung (Zhang Mian) , board member of International Fur Federation (IFF) and  chairman of the board of KC Fur, was invited to attend the event, jointly illustrating the green consumption concept of sustainable fashion as a dialogue guest.  The ..read more
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