Fashion · Vegan

Commonly Used Animal-Derived Materials In Clothing & Some Alternatives

Using animals for clothing is one of the biggest forms of animal exploitation by humans. We breed them, abuse them, and kill them all so that we can carry a leather purse, wear a cashmere sweater, or buy a new pair of heels. Animal-derived materials are, most of the time, products of cruelty; but unfortunately… Continue reading Commonly Used Animal-Derived Materials In Clothing & Some Alternatives

Animal Rights

Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?

I’m curious…if you’re vegan, how do you feel about buying/wearing second-hand leather, fur, wool, and even feathers/down? Is it okay or is it hypocritical and unethical? For me, I haven’t supported the leather, fur, wool, or feather industries in years. I’ve been avoiding leather since I was a teenager, wool since my early twenties, feathers… Continue reading Is Buying Second-Hand Leather, Fur, Wool, & Feather Ethical?