Fashion · Vegan

Commonly Used Animal-Derived Materials In Clothing & Some Alternatives

Using animals for clothing is one of the biggest ways that humans exploit them. 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 they’re… 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?