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Victoria Beckham bans use of animal skins from her clothing line

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has become the latest celebrity to promise to not use exotic animal skins and furs in her fashion line.

Victoria's move, welcomed by activists, comes in the backdrop of several brands including and taking similar decisions to shun products made from animals, reported.

Although, the singer's fashion line never used animal fur, her commitment meant that clothing and accessories made from snake, lizard, tiger and alligator skins will be stopped from this year itself.

"will cease the use of exotic skins in all collections as of AW19. The brand has never used in its clothing or accessories collections and confirmed last year that the brand will remain fur-free," Beckham's brand told WWD, quoting

The 44-year-old fashion designer's latest pledge was commended by PETA, the group, who have extensively campaigned against the use of animal skins in the fashion industry.

"Behind every crocodile, alligator, snake, or lizard handbag or a pair of shoes is a violent death," UK's said.

"Victoria Beckham's decision to ban exotic skins will spare countless remarkable animals immense suffering, and UK calls on other luxury brands to follow her kind example," she added.

Victoria is married to former English since 1999. The couple has four children -- Brooklyn Beckham, Harper Seven Beckham, and

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 03:09 IST