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Boohoo warned for advertising real fur as fake

Jan 10, 2019 - City A.M.

BOOHOO has been warned by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) after the online retailer was caught advertising a product containing real fur as faux fur.

Humane Society International (HSI), which submitted the complaint, claimed that pom poms on a jumper sold by the site contained real fur, rather than fake fur as advertised.

Boohoo said it was strongly committed not to sell real fur, and removed the advert after receiving the complaint.

The animal rights charity sent the pr...