‘Ninety percent of the people who come to my stores have no idea I don’t work with leather.’
- — Stella McCartney
Swapping your leather pieces for cruelty-free pieces do not come at a style expense. Vegan leather can be fashionable (and luxurious!). Plus, you’d play a significant role in reducing the rate fashion impacts your environment. For all things vegan leather, from bags to puffer jackets, here are 8 cruelty-free brands you need to add to your must-watch list.
Inspired by Greek architecture, each artisan piece from Mashu incorporates Greek elements in its design. We see the familiar Greek pillars as bag handles on this Aura White bag. Furthermore, materials used to make Mashu’s products are circular – this means they are biodegradable and eco-friendly, such as the re-purposed wooden handles here.
Apart from its sleek vegan leather finish, the Iris White’s interiors are luxuriously ‘suede’. Only that its Vegan Suede made from Recycled plastic and Recycled Polyester.
Nanushka does leather-looks in the softest way possible. We kid you not that these are actually vegan leather pieces and, yes they look SO good. The Budapest-based designer is the first label from Hungary on Net-a-porter, and well she definitely deserves that coveted spot.
This Puffer Jacket’s glossy vegan leather with a blushing croc finish brings a voluptuous and glossy finish that we would so wear even in this endless Singapore humidity.
The perfect (vegan) leather cigarette pants that hug you in all the right places. Say no to weird baggy or distorted leather pants with Nanushka.
You can’t do wrong with a classic collared shirt dress. Pair this ensemble with white vegan leather boots and stomp away!
You are the life of the party, when you wear Poppy Lissiman. The Australian-born designer brings all eyes on you with her quirky and youthful designs.
Featuring custom Poppy Lissiman gold Roman style coins, this bag is casual everyday brilliance.
Matt & Nat, short for Material & Nature stands for ‘living beautifully’ through the careful and conscious use of materials that do not harm the environment. This is why they use eco-friendly recycled materials in their designs alongside PU leather.
The lining in this vegan tote bag is made of 100% recycled plastic bottles.
No animal was harmed in the making of this belt bag.
What is a vegan (leather) post without Stella McCartney. Famously known for her luxury take on fashion-veganism, Stella McCartney is the prime example of how ‘being kind’ is possible in the high fashion world. No style is compromised even without compromising animal lives.
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Wear it as a cross-body or a backpack. This mini faux leather backpack is perfect for festivals when you just need to carry a few essentials while making sure everything fits.
This scaled down version of the Stella McCartney’s best seller features the brand’s signature ruthenium chains, which are attached by hand. The shimmery bronze finish also gives life to your everyday wear.
Angela Roi creates minimalist and luxurious bags for your everyday wear. They are motivated to provide a safer space for animals and while encouraging compassion towards these living beings in their work.
A classic saddle design, available in multiple colours for your different outfits.
Born out of love for animals, LaBante London makes the everyday bag for a woman using the finest craftmanship and recycled bottles. No sweatshop workers were involved either, so you’d have total guilt-free shopping.
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A winged tote bag featuring gold hardware for an elegant look. Perfect for the office lady, fit everything you need for the 9-5 and then after party in this spacious shoulder bag.