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Nat-2 Announce Their Hayfield Vegan Sneakers Are Back In Stock!

Nat-2’s coffee bean sneakers are back! If you missed out on grabbing a pair of Nat-2’s vegan sneakers made from coffee beans, then be sure to get in quick (stocks are limited) and get your hands on these. 100% vegan, the unisex Hayfield green sneaker have uppers made from real sustainable recycled hay, grass and […]

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Fashion Critical Supports No Meat May & The Internet Can’t Cope

My great buddy, Fashion Critical, recently announced signing up to No Meat May (yes, I know who FC really is, but I’ll never tell). To highlight the post, FC used an ages old a pic of Lady Gaga in the gross meat dress, because, you know, the page is all about irony, comedy and being […]

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Meet The Team Putting Raw Materials In Easy Reach Of Designers

Here at The Vegan Company, we’re all about making it easier for people to be conscious consumers. So, when we heard about RawAssembly, whose goal is to help designers source their raw materials responsibly, we had to take a look. Thea Speechley and partner Ben George have taken a leap of faith. They have parlayed […]

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Fashion Giant H&M Jumps Aboard With Pineapple Leather & Orange Silk

Once lambasted for its disregard of ethical cred, Swedish fast fashion powerhouse H&M has been pulling up its bamboo cotton socks of late, and its latest announcement is certainly another step in the right direction. This season sees the launch of The Conscious Exclusive collection – a range that includes a statement jacket in a […]

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Are Your Trainers In Step With Your Lifestyle?

How the big sports brands are getting a slice of the vegan action. Big sports brands didn’t get to be big sports brands by staying on the back foot. These days, the main players are keen to show off some ethical cred and scoop up some of those vegan dollars to boot. Of course there […]

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7 Ways To Wave Leather Goodbye

Leather. It’s a tough one. When moving to a vegan lifestyle, you don’t want to be wearing – or carrying – the skin of another being, yet historically it’s been hard to replace. Cheap man-made synthetic materials anyone? We didn’t think so. But the times they are a-changing and thanks to advancements in technology, championed […]

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Stella McCartney Calls Out Designers Still Using Leather & Raises Awareness For Rainforests Too!

Leading London fashion designer and staunch vegan, Stella McCartney has lashed out at fashion houses that still use leather in their collections. Amidst a sea of activism during the recent London Fashion Week, where PETA protested the use of wool in so many collections, British Vogue published an interview with the iconic designer where she […]

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London Fashion Week Highlights Activism As A Major Trend

The Northern Hemisphere is in a fashion whirl, as Autumn Winter 2019 Fashion Week events being held first in New York, then London and shortly, Milan and Paris. These events not only showcase the fashion trends for the season ahead, they also give us insight into the state of the world around us. If London […]

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How To Upcycle Your Pre-Loved Jewellery

… and turn your old, neglected trinkets into something you’ll treasure forever. It’s always the worst of days when we say goodbye to a beloved pet. It wasn’t just an awful day I had five years ago, when my Siamese cat, Truly Scrumptious died, aged 14. It was the worst day of my life. I won’t […]

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Vegan Menswear Label Garners Celebrity Support At New York Fashion Week

Star of The Good Wife, vegan actor Alan Cumming, hosted a presentation by powerhouse vegan menswear label Brave Gentleman at an intimate soirée and runway show at The Mercer Hotel during New York Fashion Week earlier this month. Wearing a vegan suit crafted by the design house out of bamboo fibres, Cumming welcomed guests and […]

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3 Huge Wins For Animals This February!

February has been quite the month for the animals, with major steps forward in improving welfare across the board. Here’s a snapshot! 1. Australia Bans Animal Testing For Cosmetics Filling our social feeds on Valentine’s Day was news of the Australian Government finally passing a bill that effectively bans animals testing of industrial chemicals in […]

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Posh Says Hell-No To Pelts

Our fave Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just raised the fashion bar – and our admiration of her – even higher, by today announcing she will ban the use of exotic animal skins in all her designs, starting from Autumn Winter 2019. The singer-turned fashion icon has never used fur in her collections and this […]

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The Celebrity Designer Shunning Silk!

Grammy award winning pop-star, make-up mogul and fashion designer, Rihanna, has released a sexy AF lingerie collection that is completely silk-free! Everyone’s fave Bajan popstar, Rihanna, recently announced she was extending her Fenty range with a lingerie collection, Savage X Fenty. This luxury, sexy collection is a bit of a first in the designer bras […]

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And That’s A Wrap – Vegan Fashion Week Hailed A Huge Success!

Leading Hollywood stylist, animal rights activist and founder of creative agency Le Frenchlab, Emmanuelle Rienda, set out with a bold agenda when she brought the world the inaugural Vegan Fashion Week, held in downtown Los Angeles at the start of February 2019. Her vision? “To empower conscious brands and humans globally with an elevated platform […]

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L.A Gets Set To Host Vegan Fashion Week…

And you’re going to love this plant based Pret a Porter!  Move over, G’Day L.A. Take a seat, 91st Academy Awards. The Los Angeles 2019 Vegan Fashion Week is here, and it’ll kick every other event in Hollywood to the kerb. The four-day event runs across 1st – 4th February at the Natural History Museum and California Market Centre. […]

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2019 Fashion Trends You Can’t Live Without

Whether you’re a die-hard fashionista or more of a jeans and t-shirt kinda kid, this year will be a great one for vegan fashion. While many couture houses and top designers are putting their energies towards more vegan friendly options, the pickings are still pretty slim when you want to match the top trends with […]

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Jean-Paul Gaultier Joins The Growing List Of Designers Saying No To Fur

Iconic couture designer and Les enfant terrible of the fashion Industry, John Paul Gaultier recently took to French television to announce that he has joined the growing list of designers who will not use fur of any kind in their collections. Damning the fur industry as ‘absolutely deplorable’ (you nailed it, JPG!), he received the […]

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Meet The Australian Vegan Make-Up Brand That Took Over New York Fashion Week!

It’s not every day an Aussie vegan make-up company is asked to create make-up looks for major designers at New York Fashion Week, but Aussie maquillage brand INIKA ORGANIC isn’t just any ordinary vegan make-up brand. As a long-time beauty editor and writer, I can personally vouch that INIKA Organic is a standout make-up brand. […]

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Almost 900 Global Brands Have Said No To Fur. Here’s Why It’s No Longer The Darling Of Fashion

Consumers are shaping progressive trends in many industries, from food to entertainment to cosmetics, bringing modern attitudes to global marketplaces. Now the fashion industry is also undergoing a revamp, with ‘ethical fashion’ taking over catwalks, designer labels and moving into the mass market. With Australia home to 2.1 million vegetarians and vegans, we are also […]

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Why We Love Hetty & Sam

There’s so much to love about this UK-based brand that we are stumped as to where to start. But we’ll give it a go, regardless. With a strict cruelty-free policy, the hubby and wife led team has created an eponymous brand that has PETA approval. Each item beautiful meshes fashion and function and is crafted […]

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