There is a change sweeping through the fashion world offering customers cruelty-free and sustainable goods, and Balenciaga is the last brand to join this shift.
From today, you will be able to shop the leather, fur and down-free capsule collection in collaboration with luxury ecommerce platform Farfetch, all in aim to raise awareness for species conservation and support IUCN, the International Union for Nature Conservation.
Cédric Charbit, Chief Executive Officer of Balenciaga, said: “Balenciaga is pleased to launch this exclusive collection. Bringing awareness to threatened species and supporting the conservation actions of IUCN is part of our vision.”
The exclusive range has been designed for women, men and kids with selected ready to wear and bag styles featuring illustrations of threatened animal species including the Northern White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum ssp cottoni), the Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus), the Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) and the Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca).
“At Farfetch, Balenciaga is extremely popular with our global customers, so we are thrilled to launch this new capsule collection in collaboration with the brand, consisting of exclusive pieces that cannot be found anywhere else,” José Neves, founder, co-chairman and chief executive officer of Farfetch, said in a statement. “We think the collection will delight people who are existing fans of the brand, as well as capturing the imagination of new fans as well.”