Jenni Avins (Class of ’09) for From Hunt to Haute Couture

  • By CUNY J-School Staff

Jenni Avins models her fox-fur creation
In the fashion equivalent of the locavore food movement, Class of ’09 alum Jenni Avins made her own fur vest in New York from the pelts of foxes trapped in the wilds of nearby Pennsylvania. She even skinned one of the critters in the process. Then she wrote about the experience for the cultural website,

Read her graphic account: Free Range Fur: Is It Still Murder if You Trap It, Skin It, and Sew It Yourself?