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Images of a £750 fox fur shawl – dubbed the ‘vagina scarf’ – have been circulating online.

Fendi’s Touch Of Fur Shawl, which has been suggested to resemble female genitalia, has become a hot topic among Twitter users.

The costly item is made not only from fur, but wool and silk – meaning it is comprised entirely of animal-sourced materials.

‘Looks like a vulva’

Multiple Twitter users have made posts noting the scarf’s unusual appearance.

One wrote: “Look at this fancy scarf. It looks like vulva and costs £750. Ha.”

“So this fancy scarf looks a lot like a vagina,” Another added.

Fur industry

Animal fur is being dropped from the lines of an increasing number of top designers.

Brands Burberry, Belstaff, and Diane von Furstenberg all announced that they’d be ditching fur in recent months.

The fur industry has also been called into question by a number of celebrities, including animal advocates Pamela Anderson and Alicia Silverstone.

Emily Court

Emily Court is a writer and content creator published in Plant Based News, Raise Vegan, Living Vegan and The Financial Diet. A self-described "recovering vegan hothead," she is now a pragmatic member of Vancouver's vibrant and growing plant-powered community. Hailing from Halifax, Nova Scotia, she holds a BA in Spanish and certificate in Intercultural Communication from Dalhousie University, where her thesis focused on topics of cultural and gender-based discrimination. She aims to apply a privilege-conscious...