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A Totally Ethical T Shirt Tailored To Fit You? Not Dreaming…

Have you ever found a T shirt that fitted you so perfectly you wanted to wear it forever? Maybe you did; more likely you’re still searching. But hey, T shirts are pretty disposable. They’re generally inexpensive so if you buy one and it doesn’t fill you with joy, then no worries, move on. Or not. […]

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Global Fashion Powerhouse H&M Bans Cashmere

In response to animal cruelty and sustainability concerns, H&M – the world’s second largest clothing retailer – has announced it will phase ‘conventional cashmere’ from its collections, ceasing to place orders for the material by 2020. The move follows an exposé by PETA, who obtained footage from China and Mongolia (which produce 90 per cent of […]

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New York City’s Proposal To Ban Fur Erupts In Protests

New York City’s proposal to ban the sale of real fur and shearling erupted in protests last Wednesday, with both pro and anti-fur protesters descending the steps of New York’s City Hall. Those in opposition to the anti-fur legislation (introduced in March) are arguing that the decision will have extreme economic repercussions, with up to […]

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How The Sneaker Biz Is Stepping Up To Vegan Standards

Comfy and trendy aren’t always two words that work together in the same sentence but street trainers – or sneakers – successfully crossed that great divide back in the 1980s, and new designs often get the kind of publicity reserved for Kpop and royal babies. From Converse and Lacoste to Nike and Adidas, each brand […]

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Why Coconuts Are A Girl’s (And A Boy’s) Best Friend

The coconut is known as the Swiss Army penknife of the plant kingdom because, in one tidy package, it provides food, water, fibre that can be spun, and a shell that can be burned to keep you warm. Oh, and it floats. Just what you need on a desert island, where, handily enough, you might […]

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Something For Him: Ethical Menswear For Boys Who Care

Did you know that the world over, female vegans outnumber their male counterparts by about two to one? Some surveys have it showing even more of a divide in some countries (hello USA), at up to four to one. Despite – or perhaps because of – its low base, the sustainable men’s fashion industry is […]

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Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth Prove (Once Again) That Cruelty-Free Is Fashionable

After their vegan inspired wedding at the end of last year, we didn’t think our crush on Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth could grow any bigger. Then they made their appearance at this year’s Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in… custom made vegan shoes! The newlywed couple both wore Yves Saint Laurent […]

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There’s Lots of Myths Around Vegan Fashion. Let’s Break Them Down

The world of vegan fashion is clad in assumptions that are outdated, misguided or downright wrong. Here’s where we dust them off and send them on their way. MYTH It’s not stylish BUSTED This is not only untrue, it’s actually the complete opposite of what’s happening on Planet Fashion right now. In 2019 it’s one […]

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Kim Kardashian West Eats A Vegan Diet When She’s At Home

Last weekend, Keeping Up With The Kardashians reality TV star, Kim Kardashian West announced that her diet at home is vegan. The news was shared on Instagram to her 136 million followers when she posted pictures of a fruit smoothie bowl and sweet potato and avocado dish with the caption “I am eating all plant-based […]

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Topshop’s First Ever Vegan Shoe Collection Has Arrived

With their recent launch of a PETA-approved vegan footwear collection, high street fashion retailer, Topshop joins the growing number of brands listening to their customers and introducing vegan ranges in their mix. Handmade in Spain, the collection is made using premium materials that are completely free from animal products (including animal and fish-based glue). The […]

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The 5 Key Boot Trends For Autumn

Autumn is here and it’s time to get yourself a pair of on trendy boots. Don’t worry about finding vegan variations – we’ve done it for you, and all for under $200. 1. The Western Style Boot Cowgirl boots have been around for years but now they’re updated with a ankle cut! Made from faux […]

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Fashion’s Latest Obsession – Vegan Leather Puffer Jackets

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 […]

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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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The Ultimate Winter Wardrobe Without Wool

Who Says Vegans Can’t Knit? As an identifying Vegan-Curious, the issue of wool is one of those ‘eh?’ moments. I mean, animals aren’t hurt when you shave their fleece, right? Wrong, apparently. Even a cursory amount of Googling shows that in fact, the wool industry is one of the most barbaric. The way sheep are […]

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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 pic of Lady Gaga in the gross meat dress, because, you know, the page is all about irony, comedy and being obnoxious, […]

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Breaking News – Animal Justice Party Candidate, Emma Hurst, Wins Seat In NSW Upper House

Animal Justice Party representative, Emma Hurst, has won a crucial seat in the NSW upper house and will hold the balance of power alongside others on the crossbench, including former Labour leader Mark Latham. This is the Animal Justice Party’s second seat in the NSW Legislative Council. Ms Hurst, who has a master’s in psychology, is […]

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6 Vegan Backpacks To Love Right Now

Backpacks are a girl’s best friend… And nothing says style like versatile black. Dressed up or down, there’s one here that’s perfect for your next outing. 1. Copenhagen Back Pack – Kapten + Son $119 This backpack with a padded laptop sleeve is perfect for girls on the go. We love the adjustable straps, and […]

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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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