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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 …

Luxury Italian fashion house Valentino bans angora after talks with PETA

“The future of fashion lies in materials that no animal had to suffer or die for.” Valentino has pledged to ditch angora wool from all future collections. The announcement comes after vegan charity PETA met with Valentino to discuss its angora policy.  The company also recently committed to a fur-free policy coming into effect in …

Burberry under pressure to give ‘exotic animal skins the boot’

“Kind customers want mock croc and fake snake, not a sensitive animal’s stolen skin.” Global fashion giant Burberry is under growing pressure to ditch exotic animal skins from its collections. The push comes from animal-rights charity PETA, which purchased stock in the fashion company last year during the COVID-19 market downturn. The British brand has …

Skin allergy tests to go animal-free following ‘first-of-its-kind’ toxicology testing approval

“We can expect to see an immediate global shift away from using animals in skin sensitization tests.” A ‘first-of-its kind’ toxicology test that could potentially save countless animals from suffering in experiments has been approved. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has approved a three-pronged approach developed by BASF and the Swiss fragrance …

Carolina Herrera, Jean Paul Gaultier, and other Puig labels ditch exotic skins

The Spanish luxury fashion company ditching exotic skins signals ‘that no matter your taste in fashion, the skins of exotic animals have no place in fashion today.” Luxury fashion company Puig will no longer sell items made from the skins of snakes, crocodiles, and other exotic animals. The commitment means that Puig owned companies—which include …

Ariana Grande to launch new cruelty-free vegan ‘God is A Woman’ perfume

‘God is a Woman’ is the ninth perfume by Ariana Grande. It is cruelty-free and made using naturally derived and 100% vegan ingredients. This week, American pop singer Ariana Grande announced the launch of her newest fragrance God Is A Woman. The latest perfume comes just one month after her secret wedding to Dalton Gomez. …