03/04/17 Stella McCartney Launches ‘Skin-Free Skin’ Fabric

Well-known for her prominent stance against using animal products in her luxury fashion line, McCartney steps it up by now challenging the need for using real leather by the luxury fashion market.



“Skin-free skin” challenges the need for using real leather in fashion

Refusing to use real leather for environmental and ethical reasons, to date the designer has avoided using fake leather because of the lack of quality in its aesthetic. However, with innovation comes “skin-free skin,” the modern animal-friendly technical fabrics that are indistinguishable from the real thing and now elevate the Stella McCartney label to new heights.

This also allows the designer to pose a question to the industry about why anyone needs to use leather anymore.

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