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Stay Stylish in Vegan Knitwear: Cruelty-Free Alternatives to Wool, Mohair, and Cashmere

Stay Stylish in Vegan Knitwear: Cruelty-Free Alternatives to Wool, Mohair, and Cashmere

Faux fur and vegan leather have had their share of attention – but when it comes to replacements for knitwear, many vegan and vegan-curious shoppers are still left clueless: if we don’t want to wear animal-derived materials, then what do we wear? Due to wool’s reputation as a “kind” and “natural” fabric, and the outdated...

Is COVID-19 the Last Nail in the Fur Industry’s Coffin?

Is COVID-19 the Last Nail in the Fur Industry’s Coffin?

It’s safe to say that fashion has successfully uncoupled from fur. Never has it been as shameful and questionable to be seen wearing an animal pelt as it is today, and 2020 may just have given us one more reason to shun fur forever. It started with Gucci. In late 2017, its CEO Marco Bizzarri...

How Going Vegan Affected My Eating Disorder Recovery

How Going Vegan Affected My Eating Disorder Recovery

TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains descriptions of behaviours linked to eating disorders. I remember being eight years old and holding my Barbie doll in my hands, admiring her endlessly long legs, wasp-like waist and unrealistically slender limbs. “I want to be this thin”, I recall thinking. Two years later, when I was 10, my teacher...

Everything You Need to Know About Transitioning to Vegan Beauty Products

Everything You Need to Know About Transitioning to Vegan Beauty Products

From leather to lipstick, vegan living beyond food is becoming mainstream. Among the growing movement for environmental consciousness in the beauty industry, interest for vegan beauty is growing: sales of beauty products labelled “vegan” grew by 38% in the UK in 2018, with global sales expected to reach $20.8 billion by 2025. The GrandView report that...

The Ultimate Guide to Decorating a Vegan Home

The Ultimate Guide to Decorating a Vegan Home

So you’ve got the vegan diet figured out – after Veganuary, it’s all been smooth sailing. You’re also on your way to a cruelty-free wardrobe and a completely vegan makeup cabinet – so now you’re a Level 5 Vegan, right? Well…not quite. Think about it: the place where we spend the most time – especially...