Farmed in horrific conditions in China, the raccoon dog is a species related to the domestic dog. Animal rights activists recently released video showing sickening scenes of them being skinned alive on a Chinese fur farm.
As a result, there are fears that, this winter, thousands of unsuspecting shoppers may be fooled into buying imitation UGG boots made using pelts of animals skinned alive.
Clearly, the counterfeiters are prepared to go to just about any lengths to maximize profits. Across China, underpaid workers are risking their health in tanneries and sweatshops, producing boots for sale to fashion lovers in the West as the real thing.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...
Foot fetish store Saks Fifth Ave Greenwich will host a sexy
shoe celebration, previewing the hottest footwear of the season,
from Manolos to Louboutins, in an effort to raise funds for the
It promises to be an event that would make even Carrie Bradshaw
swoon, with models strutting in the sexiest shoes
The event happens Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the stylish Saks outpost On the Ave. in
Greenwich. And it’s a charitable excuse to indulge your shoe addiction, as 10 percent of the evening's sales will be donated to the YWCA Greenwich, whose mission it is to empower women and eliminate racism. What’s more empowering than a hot pair of heels?
Need another reason to go? Admission is free.
My favourite and legendary designer Christian Louboutin flexes his creative muscle in a different direction as he conjures up his dream cocktail bar for the Grey Goose Winter Ball to benefit the Elton John foundation.
Dubbed the Crazy Luxor bar, the sculptural piece is shaped like a stiletto and finished in a high shine black lacquer with, of course, a red trim to echo his signature red sole
The bar will go on auction at the Architecture of Taste-themed ball, to be held on 29 October in Battersea Park, London.
Smitten with these shoes the "Markesling" definately
adds a touch of femininity to any ensemble. You could Pair
the laser cut sling back boot with a pair of skinny jeans,
tailored trousers or a form fitting skirt a must have for the season ahead. Can someone lend me $1,295 for them please:)