Wearing the Skin of Your Neighbor

Annie Hau, Madeline Hlobik, Iqra Irfan, Anna O'Brien, and Megan Wong
SocGen 2022W
How the use of animal-skin clothing for warmth and protection morphed into a fashion phenomenon with unexpected worldwide ramifications Read the magazine on Canva In this magazine, you’ll learn about three main aspects of the animal-skin fashion controversy: 1) the history of animal-skin fashion and its indigenous roots, 2) the modern industrialization of leather and its shortcomings, and 3) the future of animal-skin fashion, whether that be leather, vegan leather, or something entirely different.