Justin Timberlake's Clothing Line Is Fur-Free

Celebrity Style Mar. 11, 2010 AT 6:58PM
Justin Timberlake's Clothing Line Is Fur-Free Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

The fur won't be flying in the latest batch of items from Justin Timberlake's William Rast clothing line.

Colin Dyne, CEO of William Rast, confirmed to animal-rights group PETA that the label will not include any animal furs when the new collection hits retail shops.

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Timberlake came under fire in February, when clothes in the William Rast show at New York Fashion Week featured genuine fur tails; in the past, the label had only used fake fur.

"Your animal-friendly young fans need to know where you stand.," PETA's Senior VIce President wrote to Timberlake in a letter. "Selling fur is an endorsement of unimaginable cruelty."

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Not that Timberlake's creations aren't animal-inspired: some of the shoes in his new spring collection will sport fake fur fringe.

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