Ralph Lauren to stop using mohair in all garments

Goats have a new friend in Ralph Lauren.

The designer, under pressure from an animal rights group, has agreed to no longer use mohair in any of its products, The Post has learned.

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The group, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has been successful in persuading several apparel makers to drop mohair — sourced from angora goats — since they released an investigative report in early May showing goats at a South Africa farm being abused.

Half the world’s supply of mohair comes from South Africa.

Nearly 300 brands and retailers — H&M, Zara, Gap, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Diane von Furstenberg and others — have dropped mohair from their lineup, PETA said.

Some companies such as H&M will be phasing mohair out over time, eliminating it entirely by 2020.

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This article originally appeared in The New York Post.