Posts tagged sustainable fashion
Cork Handbags Australia | Vegan Leather Bags

Cork Leather

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.

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Sustainable Vegan Bags - What is vegan leather?

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.

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Vegan Pineapple Leather | Pinatex | Ethical Fashion

"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".

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5 ways to shop ethically in the 21st century

When it comes to veganism, diet is just one thing that should be considered. Being vegan is about living in a way that avoids using animal products in everything that we do but it's also about protecting our environment in the best way that we can. This means shopping ethically so that we can look after our animals, our planet and the people living on it.

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Leaf leather bags & wallets - Green Fashion

A few years ago, while searching for new alternative vegan leather options to introduce to Velvety, we found : LEAF LEATHER. We suddenly felt the urgency to find out more about this new type of plant-based leather and which products were already in the market, then we discovered two great brands already making amazing leaf leather wallets, bags and accessories. Tree Tribe & Thamon.

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All You Need To Know About Ethical Jewellery

Jewellery may be frivolous and thrilling, it may be sentimental and nostalgic, but the reality of production can be a different story.

As with all areas of fashion it is very easy to overlook the journeys our products have been a part of. In an era of disposable, cheap and fast fashion, we need to take a very important step back and reassess why and how products are made and delivered to the consumer.

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Vegan fashion isn’t vegan food - How & Where to buy it?
12 Ethical & Vegan gift ideas | Vegan fashion guide Australia
6 Ethical Fashion Brands You Can Shop In Australia
2 Sustainable & Ethical fashion brands that you need to know about.
Vegan mother's day gifts
Vegan Easter Treats | Gift Ideas

Have a Velvety Easter holiday planned?

We can help organize Vegan chocolate and beauty presents. Find out where to shop for these must have Vegan Easter presents at Velvety.

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Sweatshop Deadly Fashion | Who Made My Clothes?

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.

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ETHICAL FASHION AUSTRALIA | SHOP ETHICAL!