Kardashian broke the news in — what else? — an Instagram post. In it, she wore a cut out top paired with what is (presumably) a jacket with faux fur accents, captioned: “Faux Fur...it’s my new thing.”
Kardashian hasn’t revealed why she made the choice to give up fur, but in the past, she has received a great deal of criticism for wearing it. In 2015, a signing for her book Selfish was interrupted by animal rights activists yelling things like, “I just want to say that you’re the most disgusting human being on this planet,” and, “Shame on you for supporting the fur industry.”
In fact, it is certainly possible that Kardashian made the choice to stop wearing fur more out of pragmatism than anything else — as a way of staying on-trend. According to People, once famously fur-happy fashion houses like Versace, Armani, Gucci, and more have ditched fur in recent years. Gucci’s reason for doing so is that they felt fur was no longer “modern.”
What this shows is that the fashion tides are turning, and Kim Kardashian is, as always, just going along with them.