Bad news for all West Hollywood dwelling, fur loving inhabitants, according to Racked, the city has put into effect a ban on the sale of fur. The ban, which goes into effect next Saturday, will give store a 60-90 days ‘warning period’ to completely get rid of their fur products. After which, any store caught selling clothing and/or accessories in the contraband material could be cited $250 to $800.
As with any rule, there are exceptions. Non-for-profit organizations, vintage and consignment shops, as well as others that sell used fur are not subject to the ban. Retailers are also allowed to display fur merchandise, in which case shoppers can look and purchase at another location.