Shareholders of Levi Strauss & Co, an American clothing company best known for its Levi’s denim jeans, are urging the brand to make its leather jean patches vegan. One of America’s oldest companies (it was founded in 1853) and the inventor of blue jeans went public this month. Seeing an opportunity, People for the Ethical […]
Vegan leather puffer jackets are taking the fashion world by storm, especially those created by Budapest-based clothing brand Nanushka. Designed by the brand’s founder Sandra Sador, the vegan leather puffer in question is available in three different colors, Black, Root Beer, and Blush. Nanushka notes on its website, “There is a lot to love about the […]
Dutch footwear brand Mercer Amsterdam has launched a vegan range of sneakers made with pineapples. Named The W3RD, the new vegan leather shoe is made with Piñatex, a natural textile created from sustainably-sourced pineapple leaves by Filippino manufacturer Ananas Anam. According to the company, “the leaves are the byproduct of existing agriculture, and their use creates […]
Small Danish fashion brand Nature Footwear has launched vegan gold sneakers made from pineapples. Posting about the new shoes on its Instagram account, the brand wrote, “The wait is over. Our vegan collection made from pineapple leaf fibers is here. [One hundred percent] natural, sustainable, and cruelty-free.” The pineapple leather collection also includes off-white and “paprika” shades […]
The vegan leather market is set to be worth $85 billion globally by 2025, according to a report by business consultancy Grand View Research (GVR). As the demand for animal-free leather rises, footwear, furniture, and automotive companies are keen to keep up. Major companies like Tesla and Ferrari are developing vegan-friendly automotive interiors. Startups, such as Piñatex, are creating innovative […]
When people think of the vegan lifestyle, often the first thing that comes to mind is what can’t be eaten and what can be eaten. However, veganism extends to more than just the food on your plate, animal products can also be used to create clothing. Leather, wool, fur, and silk, for example, are often […]