Fashion and Beauty – Totally Vegan Buzz

Luxury vegan footwear label Pīferi unveiled at Harrods today

“I love that it’s a vegan collection. Sustainability is becoming more important and relevant for every single customer. But I also love that the shoes are super feminine, dreamy and unique.” Today, vegan luxury footwear label Pīferi is making its long-awaited debut at Harrods, London, where it will be exclusively sold for the next month. …

Selena Gomez’s vegan beauty brand launches limited-edition eyeshadow palettes to ‘reflect your true aura’

The new holiday collection includes limited-edition eyeshadow palettes, lip creams and balms, souffles  and liquid blush that’s vegan and free of parabens.  Following a 16-piece makeup collection in September, Selena Gomez’s Rare Beauty has released two vegan and cruelty-free eyeshadow palettes as part of its 2020 Holiday Collection. ‘Reflect your true aura’ The limited-edition palettes …

High Street giants Next, New Look, Matalan and Ted Baker to ban alpaca wool

‘These companies have set a compassionate example by introducing a ban on this cruelly obtained material’ New Look, Ted Baker, Next and Matalan have pledged to exclude alpaca wool from their future collections. The companies made the ‘compassionate’ decision after bosses were shown horrifying footage of the animals being brutally shorn and sliced. The investigation …

Reebok’s first vegan performance sneakers come with a crate of fresh veggies

The footwear titan has partnered with a Boston-area farm to host a giveaway comprising a box full of fresh produce to the first 50 customers purchasing the new sneakers. Reebok is releasing its new plant-based Forever Floatride GROW sneakers next month and the first 50 customers will also receive a community supported agriculture (CSA) box …

PETA demands Versace, Michael Kors ditch exotic skins

‘The wildlife trade’s connection to contagious diseases like COVID-19 should have every designer scrambling to scrap skins from snakes and crocodiles’ Capri Holdings- the parent company that owns illustrious brands such as Versace and Michael Kors has been urged to ban the use of exotic skins. The vegan charity PETA, after buying minimal shares in …

Adidas launches ‘new clean classic line’ of its iconic sneakers to help end plastic waste

‘The Clean Classics push us further in the right direction as a more sustainable choice to protect our home’ Adidas Originals is launching vegan revamps of its most iconic sneakers to tackle the issue of plastic waste. The sports giant’s new Clean Classics collection is a range of court classic sneakers redesigned to reduce the …

French designers create vegan leather designer bags made from cork

‘We want to set an example for the fashion industry, and show that animals shouldn’t be harmed for fashion’ Designer siblings following in their father’s footsteps have created a new collection of bags using ‘a brand new innovative vegan alternative to exotic leather’-cork. According to the Paris based brand – Arsayo (derived from the names …

KVD vegan beauty just launched at all Ulta Beauty stores in the US

KVD Vegan Beauty has finally launched its iconic, high performance, 100% vegan and cruelty-free makeup at Gen Z-favorite Ulta Beauty after years of consumer demand. San Francisco-based vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics brand KVD Vegan Beauty has launched in all 1,264 retail outlets of Ulta Beauty- U.S.’s largest cosmetics retailer. The move comes after selling the …

Stockholm Fashion Week hosted first-ever digital and fur-free event

‘The (Swedish) fashion industry is getting ready for a digital and sustainable future; hopes to be a positive example to inspire the rest of the world’ The Stockholm Fashion Week held its first online show last week in which it also opted to exclude fur or exotic skins ‘spearheading a new, compassionate, eco-friendly era in …

Adidas and Sean Wotherspoon launch vegan superstars to cut plastic waste

‘It’s going to be a huge step forward in sustainability’ Adidas has partnered American sneaker designer and Round Two co-founder Sean Wotherspoon to launch a pair of vegan sneakers. According to a release, the Superstar collaboration dubbed “Super Earth” sees Wotherspoon apply his “love of unique materials, rainbow color schemes, and environmentalism to the legacy …

Lauren Conrad just launched eco-friendly vegan make up brand

‘Lauren Conrad Beauty is dedicated to creating an eco-friendly experience you can feel good about, start to finish’ Former MTV reality star-turned-businesswoman Lauren Conrad launched a range of vegan eco-friendly makeup last week. The line called Lauren Conrad Beauty features five products in unique, sustainable and recyclable packaging. Each item is not only cruelty-free, vegan, …

Italian fashion group Prada just banned Kangaroo leather

Prada joins other top fashion houses and designers including Versace, Victoria Beckham, Chanel, and Paul Smith in banning leather made from kangaroos. Italian fashion giant Prada, which owns brands including Prada, Miu Miu, Car Shoe, and Church’s has banned kangaroo skins from its product line. Prada’s decision follows pressure from the animal rights’ group LAV, …