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Naomi Osaka launches new vegan skincare line Kinlò

The new line is vegan, cruelty-free and designed specifically for people of colour. Tennis star Naomi Osaka has launched KINLÒ, a skincare brand made for people of colour. The tennis pro crafted the functional skincare brand for ‘the melanin-rich’, after finding no sun protection product on the market good enough for darker skin tones. The …

95% of Brits want more vegan fashion, new study reveals

“In the past year, we have seen an increase in demand and awareness for plant-based materials. We need to work with more brands and encourage them to make more conscious and mindful choices.” A majority of Brits want more vegan-verified clothes, bags, shoes and accessories on the high-street and online, according to a new report. …

Clarks launches vegan versions of its iconic Wallabee and Desert Boot

The brand has reinvented its classic Wallabee and Desert Boot using sustainable uppers, linings and Forest Stewardship Council-certified rubber crepe soles. British footwear brand Clarks has launched vegan versions of its iconic designs. The range is called the ‘New Vegan Icons’ collection and features brown, beige, and black iterations of the high-ankled Desert Boot and …

Naomi Osaka and Levi’s partner to launch an eco-friendly upcycled denim collection

The capsule collection features four pieces including a kimono, shorts and a bustier made entirely from vintage Levi’s denim. Naomi Osaka has launched a brand-new sustainable denim collection made using only upcycled fabrics.  The tennis champion – who also champions social change and mental health –  collaborated with  Levi’s for the new limited-edition capsule. It …

Ann Arbor becomes the first-ever Midwest city to ban the sale of fur

“The City Council finds that the demand for fur products does not justify the unnecessary killing and cruel treatment of animals, harm to the environment, and the public health risks to the people…” Ann Arbor, Michigan, has voted in favour of banning the sale of fur products throughout the city. The City Council voted 10-0 …

Holland & Barrett launches limited edition vegan beauty bundle worth £134 for just £40

“Every product is new to H&B and we can’t think of a better way … It’s kind on your pocket and kind on the planet too!” Holland & Barrett has launched a vegan  ‘Skincare Beauty Box’ filled with cruelty-free products to pamper your skin. The limited-edition box includes 10 carefully handpicked products recommended by the …

The Met Gala is going vegan for this year’s event

10 New York-based chefs will serve a collaborative plant-based menu for the first time in the history of the influential fashion event. The annual Met Gala will be serving its first fully plant-based menu at this year’s scheduled event next month (13 September). The move is part of its mission to promote equity, diversity and …

Dole commits to zero waste goal by turning its pineapple waste into upcycled vegan Piñatex leather

The world’s largest producer of fruit and vegetable has partnered with a vegan textile startup to upcycle its fruit waste into vegan leather. The Dole Sunshine Company has announced its partnership with plant-based startup Ananas Anam who has created the innovative vegan pineapple leather Piñatex. The collaboration is part of Dole’s efforts to achieve zero …

Iconic fashion house Oscar de la Renta pledges to stop buying and using fur

The fashion house says it will be fur-free by the end of October. Oscar de la Renta has announced it will no longer be selling fur or using it in its designs. The designer brand is the latest fashion house to abandon the fur trade. According to a statement from the Coalition to Abolish the …

Catherine Zeta-Jones launches vegan sneakers with British footwear brand

The Academy-winning star and business mogul unveiled two pairs of sneakers “handmade with the finest vegan leather and designed with an innate understanding of the busy modern-day women”. Welsh actor Catherine Zeta-Jones has unveiled new vegan leather shoes in collaboration with women’s footwear brand Butterfly Twists. The line is part of the Oscar-winning actor’s lifestyle …

Bryan Adams, Robert Bateman, William Shatner and other notable artists call for a ban on elephant ivory trade in Canada

“Canada is at a crossroads and the actions we take now to protect African elephants will be remembered for generations to come.” A slew of celebrities, artists and scientists are urging the Canadian government to ban the elephant ivory trade. According to scientists, the African elephant population, which is currently listed as critically endangered/endangered by …

Footwear brand Crocs pledges to go vegan to hit net zero by 2030

The brand plans to go 100% vegan and will also minimize packaging, manage resources responsibly, and explore innovative afterlife product solutions as it commits to becoming a net-zero company by 2030. Crocs, Inc. has announced plans to go 100% vegan as a commitment to becoming a net-zero company by 2030. The global casual footwear company …