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Versace bans kangaroo leather as millions die; WORLD BULLETIN

Jan 16, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Versace has bowed to pressure from animal rights activists and will no longer use kangaroo skin in products.

It is understood the Italian fashion house made the decision some time ago and it was not directly related to the death of an estimated million animals in Australia's raging bushfires.

A spokesman for LAV, an Italian animal welfare group, said it was "an important gesture" given the fires are having such "dramatic consequences" on kangaroo populations. They added: "We hope it ...