I knew fur was bad, and ever since I looked into the fur industry I had started to gain a hatred of leather too, because I figured it would be similar... I never realised just how similar!
Here's the fabulous designer Stella McCartney's view of leather, and I have to say I 100% agree with her!
Finished watching it? Now you know why its not good to use or wear leather. It's totally disgusting what animals go through just so "we" can have "luxurious" fabrics, you can buy synthetic fabrics nowadays which mimic both fur and leather, and if you know where to go you can find really high quality versions (Ebay is one of them), so please stop and think before you do!
P.S If you still really want to wear fur or leather, you could always go to vintage shops/festivals or charity shops and buy coats etc from there, that way at least its recycling...