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Valentino Is First Luxury Brand to Drop Alpaca Following PETA Exposé

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Valentino became the first luxury house to ban alpaca wool on Wednesday, following a recent People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) exposé that appeared to show animals being roughly handled and left bleeding at a farm in Peru. The Italian brand will phase out its use of the fiber by the end of…

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