Vegetarians International Voice for Animals

Not your skin

Report on the leather industry
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Take a stroll into any British town centre or shopping complex and you will see leather for sale. Shopping for shoes in Clarks, New Look, Barratts or Schuh you will find an abundance of leather items. When searching for a fashionable jacket in Topshop, Burtons or River Island you will discover various styles of leather jackets on display.

When desperately trying to find the perfect bag to match your outfit in Primark, Miss Selfridges or Oasis you have plenty of leather options to choose from.

Even your own living room can be invaded by the leather industry, when looking for a new sofa in DFS, Ikea or Argos you will find a wide range of wipe-clean leather sofas on display.