A crocodile skin Hermès Birkin bag. Photo: AFP

Chanel, Victoria Beckham, Topshop have all banned exotic skins – but trend could be doing more harm than good

  • Contrary to popular belief, using ethical sources of crocodile leather in the fashion industry can help in wildlife conservation, says industry leaders
  • Some believe crocodile and snake farms are helping conserve the species, and without the demand for exotic skins there would be no farms
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A crocodile skin Hermès Birkin bag. Photo: AFP
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