CategoryClothing

What is PU Leather, and is it Vegan?

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In short, 100% synthetic PU leather is vegan, but many products that say they are made from PU leather are actually not vegan. I understand that sounds confusing. The problem is that overtime, somehow “bicast leather” has become interchangeable with “PU leather”, at least with enough people to matter. There’s a big difference between the 2: 100% PU synthetic leather – Fake leather made only...

The 8 Best Vegan Camera Straps

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You don’t realize how many animal products we use besides food until you actually go vegan. If you’re looking for a vegan camera strap, I’ve rounded up the most popular and highest rated ones. The one catch is that most are only available in the U.S. directly, but you may be able to find the straps offered by photography stores in your country. I’ve ordered them from most expensive to cheapest...

Do Vegans Wear Cotton? Yes They Do…Here’s Why

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This is a pretty simple question to answer. Cotton comes from a plant that produces nice fluffy cotton. No animals are intentionally harmed in the harvest of cotton, or manufacturing of material with it, so cotton is one of the best material choices for a vegan. A Quick Guide to How Cotton is Made If you’d like to learn more about how cotton actually goes from the field to your clothes...

The 6 Best Vegan Alternatives to Wool Socks

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Wool socks have 2 major things going for them: they’re warm, and they’re comfortable. But there are quite a few vegan alternatives to wool socks that are just as warm or comfortable, and most of them don’t even cost any extra. The most common vegan materials that are used for wool alternatives are: Polyester Bamboo Acrylic Cotton Nylon Most socks are a blend of those, but...