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Roman Winter-Wear:

Opinions on Fur

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First Vice President

Jenny Hu

In wintertime, fur is nearly inescapable-trimming hoods, lining cuffs, accentuating necklines. High fashion houses adore it, while animal rights activists are vocal about its cruelty. Between haute couture and PETA, fur is a hotly contested topic in modern fashion. As a product traditionally associated with the luxury sector, it is both beloved and loathed, protected and abhorred. What did the Romans think about this controversial topic?