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Why Vegan Cashmere Is Better for the Planet

Known as the "diamond fiber," cashmere is prized for its softness and warmth. The first documentation of its use dates back to the 14th century. As trade opened up with the West, cashmere became...
How Sustainable Is Organic Cotton?

How Sustainable Is Organic Cotton?

You’re likely already pretty familiar with cotton. As one of the most widely-used textiles in the clothing industry, most of the items hanging in your wardrobe are probably made from it. But for something...
What Is Biodegradable Fashion?

What Is Biodegradable Fashion?

Notorious for falling apart after a few washes, human rights violations, and polluting the planet, the fast fashion industry is a modern force to be reckoned with. But it doesn’t have to be the...

Faux Fur for Fall: And It’s Vegan!

In 2017, Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri announced that the luxury fashion brand would be dropping fur from all future collections. Why? Because in his view, the material was becoming “a little bit outdated.” In...
Everything You Need to Know About Sustainable Underwear

Everything You Need to Know About Sustainable Underwear

Looking to make more sustainable choices in your life? You might eat more plant-based foods, curtail travel that requires fossil fuels, and purchase clothing that is sustainably made. And one more area where you...
Stockholm Fashion Week Bans Fur and Exotic Leather from Runways

Stockholm Fashion Week Bans Fur and Exotic Leather From Runways

In 2019, the biannual Stockholm Fashion Week was canceled due to "major challenges" in meeting demands for more sustainable and innovative clothing. The show made its return last week as a virtual event amid...
Vegan ‘Too Hot To Handle’ Star Launches Biodegradable Swimwear to Save Sea Life

Vegan ‘Too Hot To Handle’ Star Launches Biodegradable Swimwear to Save Sea Life

It's been nearly two months since unique dating show "Too Hot to Handle"—where contestants have to avoid physical contact to win money—hit Netflix. One contestant, Francesca Farago, came across initially as the show's rulebreaker,...
Mulberry Just Banned Exotic Animal Skin

Mulberry Just Banned Exotic Animal Skins

Luxury fashion brand Mulberry just banned the use of exotic animal skin from all future clothing. The upcoming spring/summer collection marks the company's departure from using exotic animal skins. The decision follows advice from conservation...
How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe With Vegan Fashion

How to Create a Sustainable Wardrobe With Vegan Fashion

Fast-fashion isn’t timeless. Fueled by trends and micro-seasons, fast-fashion isn’t built to last. These clothes have a reputation for falling apart after just a few washes. On top of that, fast-fashion is notoriously bad...
Top Jimmy Choo Designer Just Launched Vegan Shoes

Top Jimmy Choo Designer Just Launched Vegan Shoes

After making a name for himself as a lead designer at top fashion brands like Jimmy Choo and Burberry, Alfredo Pīferi is launching his namesake vegan luxury shoe collection. Pīferi's designs feature sustainable materials like...
Serena Williams Just Launched a Vegan Leather Line to Help Save the Planet

Serena Williams Just Launched a Vegan Leather Line to Help Save the Planet

Serena Williams is one of the greatest tennis players to ever play the game. She's got the second-most Grand Slam titles for a woman (23 and counting). And she's not done yet. The mom...
New Designer Vegan Leather Handbags Are Made From Mangoes

New Designer Vegan Leather Handbags Are Made From Mangoes

London-based sustainable brand Luxtra will launch a range of vegan leather handbags made from mangoes.  Luxtra teamed up with Hugo De Boon and Koen Meerkerk—founders of the Dutch company FruitLeather Rotterdam—to create the innovative and...
Calvin Klein and AllSaints Just Banned Fur

Calvin Klein and AllSaints Just Banned Fur

Global Brands Group, an apparel management company that owns Aquatalia and licenses brands including Calvin Klein and AllSaints, has banned fur. In addition to Calvin Klein and AllSaints, the Hong Kong-based group also licenses Juicy...
New Vegan Leather Is Made From Indian Temple Flowers

New Vegan Leather Is Made From Indian Temple Flowers

A former automation engineer has created a vegan leather made from upcycled flowers. Called Fleather, the innovative leather alternative has caught the attention of luxury fashion brands and the UN. Ankit Agarwal and research scientist...
Vegan Leather: Your Definitive Guide to the Best Brands and Styles

Alternatives to Leather: Your Vegan Guide to the Best Brands and Styles

Vegan leather is a rising star in the fashion world. The leather alternatives market is expected to reach $85 billion by 2025, according to Grand View Research data. The report highlights increased awareness of the...
H&M is Launching a Vegan Leather Collection Made From Wine

H&M Is Launching a Vegan Leather Collection Made From Wine

Swedish fashion brand H&M has launched its new Conscious Collection, featuring vegan leather pieces made from the byproducts of wine. The vegan leather alternative, created by Italian tech company Vegea—which H&M discovered in 2017 through...
The Karl Lagerfeld Brand Just Ditched Fur

The Karl Lagerfeld Brand Just Ditched Fur

After years of urging by animal rights groups, the Karl Lagerfeld brand is the latest fashion label to ban fur. The news was announced by international animal rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment...
Canadian Brand Wuxly Movement Created the Best Winter Parka

Canadian Brand Wuxly Movement Created the Best Winter Parka

Knowing that the company making your clothes is as kind to people and the planet as it is to animals is important. In a global economy, many companies have turned to overseas manufacturers for...
What Is Sustainable Fashion? A User’s Guide

What Is Sustainable Fashion? A User’s Guide

(Updated September 23, 2020) Fashion brings many of us joy. We all know that what we wear on the outside can change how we feel on the inside, giving us that extra confident bounce...
The Best 11 Brands for Sustainable Vegan Sneakers

The Best 11 Brands for Sustainable Vegan Sneakers

Everybody loves shoes. Some of us (way) more than others. But all of us need shoes. Sneakers are fast becoming a favorite in the footwear scene. Women’s sneaker sales grew 37 percent in 2017, while...
Taylor Swift and Stella McCartney Just Launched a Vegan Fashion Line

Taylor Swift and Stella McCartney Just Launched a Vegan Fashion Line

Taylor Swift and Stella McCartney have teamed up on a sustainable fashion line timed to the launch of Swift's new album "Lover," which drops later this week. The vegan fashion range is stylized after Swift's...