"Leather" Goods from HSN – Dog & Cat Skin???
I’ve bought substandard leather products from HSN, like Joy Mangano purses. I just assumed it was poor quality leather. Leather to me means made from cow hides. I got sick when I read the attached article. (See below) <br><br>When a leather product from HSN says “Made in China” does that mean the leather is from China too? How does HSN know if it’s cow leather? I know the vegans are going to beat me up here but cows are bred for food and their hides. Dogs and cats are not bred to be made into purses and belts!
Community guidelines won’t let me post the article’s link. Article was from The Guardian business section, July 31 this year, titled “Dog and Cat Leather from China: US Congress Trade Deal”
I also do Not buy ‘leather goods, for this very reason. It is unfair to the consumersI think., to classify all of these animal skins as leather.
True, true Serenafan. I do think perception is a lot, the customs we were raised with, convictions we picked up later in life, whatever it is, it’s very individual. I’m certainly in no position to judge.
Because of my personal convictions I don’t buy any leather, however, some people couldn’t care if their coat was the skin ripped from a dozen pekinese dogs, if it looks good they will wear it.
Uggghhh, I (kind of) accidently ordered Joys TSV .?? I mean, I know an animal is an animal but perspective is very powerful.
YEESH! THIS IS GROSS. THANX FOR THE INFORMATION. DISGUSTING.
You are going to have to educate yourself for the future. The term “leather” means the skin of many animals some of which are: snakes, lambs, fish, deer and of course, cows.
Always note the price point for what you are purchasing. You will never get top quality analine leather in accesory products because the hide is too thick.
As long as the seller is making money I don’t think they care what the leather comes from.
Some buyers won’t care either!
Posted in Talk Among Yourselves
08.05.16 1:19 PM