Browsing the "leather" Tag

Video the Leather Industry Doesn’t Want You to See

January 27th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Whenever I talk about vegan alternatives to leather, I feel like I get a lot of pushback. Leather is a natural material, so it must be eco-friendly, right? I feel like that argument fails on many levels, and the video below is just one example of how unnatural the leather industry really is


Holy Cow! PETA Introduces Its First Vegan Shoe

July 9th, 2013 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

peta2 (PETA's youth division) is partnering with Macbeth to release the shoe for its "The First Step" campaign to encourage people to purchase a pair of cruelty-free shoes as their first step toward helping to stop cruelty to animals.


Why Women and Animals Want You to Shop at Urban Outfitters

May 9th, 2013 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

The company's just-launched new label, Della, features clothing and accessories made entirely from sustainable vegan materials. And each piece is handmade by underprivileged women in Ghana, who benefit by receiving skills training, access to education, and a living wage


Beyond Skin Shoes Are Beyond Hot

December 28th, 2012 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

My neighbors had better get ready for me to start raiding their fruit trees, because I think I know where [&hellip


Lab-Grown Leather: The Next Big Trend

October 10th, 2012 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

Is it possible to have a closet full of leather and still call yourself an animal lover? The answer may soon be yes! According to recent news reports, laboratory-grown leather could be commercially available in five years—and lab-grown meat won't be far behind



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