Vegan Brands

8 Cruelty-Free Fashion Brands

Recently, there has been a movement to eradicate cruelty from the fashion industry. This has led to the rise of a good number of cruelty-free brands. These fashion brands are vegan. This means that they are ethically-produced and eco-friendly.

Gone are the days when vegan fashion makes you think of baggy hemp shirts and old, orthopedic granny’s shoes. Nowadays, a number of brands have been doing a great job to provide ethical alternatives to animal products. And these alternatives look as good as the real thing.

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Before we continue, please let us introduce ourselves:

We’re Benga Rabbit, Manhattan based company, that produce 100% cruelty free handbags. Yes, all of our products are Vegan, because WE CARE about the world and that includes all animals without exception. What is it exactly that we make? Well, high quality and uniquely styled vegan handbags and other kind of bags like vegan backpacks, messenger bags, laptop & iPad cases, and even wallets, all of which is made of vegan leather.

List of 8 Fashion Brands that are 100% Cruelty-Free

These brands are transforming the fashion industry. To recognize them for their good works, we have selected 8 leading vegan fashion brands that we strongly believe you should know about.

1.Vaute Couture

Located in NYC, Vaute boasts of 100% vegan and eco-friendly clothing such as comfy knits and coats. These clothing are made from recycled cotton. Guess what? They are perfect for layering in winter. So if you desire the feel of a chunky wool sweater, but you are looking for the best quality vegan alternative, then you should check out Vaute.

2.Dalia Macphee

The Toronto Sun describes her as “the new IT girl of the red carpet.” She makes fabulous vegan gowns that are distributed globally. In fact, her designs are popular among celebrities.


Kowtow is a leading New Zealand fashion brand, using 100% certified Fair Trade organic cotton as well as Italian-made recycled hemp buttons to make warm, stylish oversized cardigan. So if you are looking for something comfy to wear while cuddled up on the couch, either reading or watching the TV, you are likely going to find what you seek at Kowtow.

4.Angela Roi

The American based designer Angela Roi makes eye-catching vegan handbags from EPUL (Excellent Polyurethane Leather). Guess what? This amazing designer donates a portion of every sale to ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).

5.Matt and Nat

Are you looking for the perfect accessories to grace your outfit? You should check out the Canadian brand Matt and Natt. They make shoes and bags that are 100% cruelty-free from sustainable materials. In fact, the inner linings of their bags are crafted from 100% recycled plastic bottles.


Do you desire the finest vegan footwear? If yes, you have to check out the Portuguese brand Nae. They make a variety of chic shoes made from a number of sustainable materials such as the fibers of pineapple leaves. You can rock the amazing strappy sandals from Nae on a pair of jeans or a short dress.

7.Beyond Skin

Beyond Skin boasts of an amazing collection of shoes made from environmentally friendly materials. The soles of the shoes are made from 70% recycled rubber resin while the insoles are made from 70% post-consumer cardboard. Guess what? They are renowned as the first shoe brand to make use of Dinamica faux suede material, which is derived from 100% recycled PET plastics. If you are looking for a nice pair of shoes for winter, check out their knee-high boots.

8.Melie Bianco

Melie Bianco designs eye-catching affordable handbags from premium vegan leather. They use fair trade principals and an animal-free, cruelty-free environment. Although their items are made in China, Melie Bianco is 100% sweat-shop free and is run a Profit Sharing Model. This model provides a great opportunity for the workers to benefit greatly. Guess what? They are the proud winner of PETA’s Best Animal-Friendly Accessories’ award. They have also been featured in a number of popular magazines.

Be a part of the cruelty-free fashion trend. Explore the different clothing items from the brands mentioned above. Go for brands that are eco-friendly and cruelty-free. If you liked this post, be sure to check our vegan handbags here: and also read more in our blog

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