Fur - the natural,
responsible choice

Through communication with the media, designers, fashion colleges, politicians, officials and the general public, the British Fur Trade Association (BFTA) seeks to provide a positive, factual image of the fur sector. Read more

Origin Assured

The BFTA promotes high standards and champions fur fashion. With this in mind BFTA has recently introduced a new consumer assurance initiative -  Origin Assured (OA™). Read more

Fur Workshop

As part of our Fur Design Competition for students the BFTA held a workshop for finalists.  Eight finalists were selected and invited to a one day workshop.  The workshop included a presentation of fur techniques from Dorte Lenau Klint of SAGA Furs; presentations from a fur designer and buyer from Hockley, London; a tour of a fur warehouse; demonstration from a furrier and a practical fur sewing machine session and practice using various tools.  Read more