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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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Vegan Sneakers – How The Big Brands Measure Up

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 are heaps of leather free sports shoes out there, but we’re interested in […]

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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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9 Vegan Trans-Seasonal Knits To Keep You Warm, Sans Cruelty!

No matter if you’re going from Summer to Autumn or Winter to Spring, the change of season can turn what should be a fun fashion choice into a nightmarish couture chore faster than you can say ‘where’s the nearest dry cleaner?” This rings even more true when you’re dressing for compassion, choosing cruelty-free fabrics and […]

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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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Meet The Fashion & Beauty Brands Created Using Recycled Materials

Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. It’s no secret our planet is in serious trouble, as we struggle with the negative impact of landfill and ocean rubbish. The good news? There’s a slew of innovative fashion houses and beauty brands that are dedicated to creating coveted collections from recycled and upcycled […]

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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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Love Is In The Air. Can You Feel It?

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, why not let that special someone know exactly how you feel about them? Short on ideas? This lush list of vegan, cruelty free, sustainable gifts will be sure to spice things up! FOR HER Personalised Heart Travel Jewellery Case, $52. Pack your present in this gorgeous heart travel […]

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Vegan Fashion Week Success

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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