We do not use real fur from equine animals and no animals are solely killed to produce leather for our footwear and handbags. Please be assured that Head Over Heels pride ourselves on the care and attention we place on the quality of our products and the standards of our manufacturers. Our policy on the use of leather is to only use materials that are a bi-product of the food industry. All our factories comply with our standards of quality and welfare of the animals. We are committed to making sure our products are from fair and ethical sources. All suppliers must be socially responsible when using animal products. You may also be interested to know that Head over Heels do not use products from endangered species on the CITES or IUCN list.