At Velvety, we are constantly on the lookout for beautiful alternative materials to leather and other unsustainable materials such as plastic. These substances are unnatural, cause harm and death and poison our earth.
That’s why we were excited to discover cork. Not only does it look fantastic and last a long time, but unlike leather, plastic or microfiber, cork is 100% sustainable and environmentally friendly.Read More
Nowadays, there are quite a few fashion brands all over the world making vegan bags, it's not difficult to find them, it's also not too difficult to find a great variety of designs and styles.
However, it becomes a bit more difficult when you are trying to find a bag that is vegan and also ethically made, eco-friendly and sustainable.
"Pinatex is a natural, sustainable textile made from the fibres of pineapple leaves, which are the waste from the pineapple harvest. Because the leaves are the by-product of an existing industry no additional land, water, fertilizers or pesticides need to be used to product them, so the raw material has a very low environmental impact compared to other textile crops".Read More
Living in the country, after a whole life living in the city, makes you see life from a different perspective.
Suddenly everything makes less sense, I mean. Suddenly shopping, wasting money on things that you believe you need but you really don't... loses its meaning. And this is not good, this is great!!
I've never been a materialistic person, but I lived surrounded by a world that if it was. Studying Image Consulting in Barcelona, helped me somehow to know what to choose, knowing oneself, and then buy what is made for you. But in any case, it helped me to be able to differentiate what I really needed and what I really don’t.Read More
We have prepared a beautiful selection of vegan but also SUSTAINABLE AND ethical gift ideas for you and the ones you love!
Let us show you some of our best ethical products!Read More
Where are your clothes made?
Have you ever thought about who sewed the clothes you are wearing? Have you ever wondered whether it was a woman, a man or a child? And what about if they work in a safe environment with fair wages and conditions?
Three Norwegian bloggers Ludvig, Frida and Anniken, decided to travel to Cambodia to see for themselves the truth behind sweatshops.
'Sweatshop' is a documentary series that will show you the hard reality we can't see from the shop floor where we buy our clothes. We are sure that this documentary and its touching journey will change your view on how the fast fashion industry works.Read More