Vegan Leather: Definitive guide to natural & synthetic leather

Vegan leather (or faux leather) is characterized by fabrics that mimic the look and feel of leather, but are made without using any animals. This means no slaughterhouses, no animal products or byproducts, and no animal labor. Vegan leather can be made from a variety of natural fibres, as well as synthetic materials, including PVC (polyvinyl chloride),… Continue reading Vegan Leather: Definitive guide to natural & synthetic leather

The Environmental Impact of Animal Leather VS Faux Leather

As supporters of ethical fashion initiatives, you already know how big of an environmental impact your choices are having on the welfare of animals.  And guess what? A 2009 report from the Copenhagen Fashion Summit has brought the world’s attention to one pretty significant truth: Synthetic leather is less harmful to the planet than cow leather. We all saw… Continue reading The Environmental Impact of Animal Leather VS Faux Leather

How to take care of your faux/PU leather handbag

Have you recently purchased a gorgeous vegan leather handbag? First off, congratulations! You’ve made an ethical buying choice, without sacrificing your amazing style. Faux leather, which is usually made with polyurethane (PU leather) is a great vegan clothing option, because it’s a man-made product that doesn’t require the senseless slaughter of animals. It gives you the… Continue reading How to take care of your faux/PU leather handbag

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