Ivana Trump’s Style Defined the ‘Greed Is Good’ Era

Dennis Basso, a longtime friend and furrier, recalls his many collaborations with the first Ms. Trump.

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Farewell, André Leon Talley

He liked dressing in caftans and fur, and dressing me down about my style.

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How the Owner of a Doggie Day Spa Spends His Sundays

Brian Taylor runs the business out of his home, but he has also started a mobile service, which has grown popular during the pandemic.

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Can I Wear a Vintage Fur?

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.

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Tom Ford on Wearing the Same Ripped Jeans and Allowing Himself to ‘Be Unproductive’

As New York Fashion Week ends, the designer and film director explains why his show was postponed and how he has been affected by the pandemic.

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Is This the End of the Mink Coat?

Mink may no longer become a legend most. But that doesn’t mean it’s disappearing entirely.

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How Mink, Like Humans, Were Slammed by the Coronavirus

Rampaging infections at farms caused scandal, scientific head-scratching and a search for a vaccine — for mink.

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Battle Over Mink Fur Almost Brings Down the Polish Government

Legislation to ban mink farming cracked the governing coalition, forcing the country’s most powerful politician to assume formal office and exposing a struggle for control of Polish conservatism.

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Are Exotic Skins Out of Fashion?

Covid-19 may be the tipping point when it comes to crocodile, python, ostrich, and clothes.

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Spirit Bears’ Hair Helps Reveal New Genetic Secrets

First Nations peoples along British Columbia’s Central Coast led research to help preserve the area’s white-furred Spirit bears.

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How PETA Won Its Messy Fight and Took a Seat at the Table

Turns out if you throw enough red paint, eventually they’ll listen.

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Canada Goose Will Stop Buying Fur — Sort Of

As of 2022, the luxury outerwear brand will no longer purchase new coyote fur. But it is not giving up fur entirely.

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