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Fashion retailer Boohoo ditch wool following vegan exposé

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Fashion retailer Boohoo ditch wool following vegan exposé

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Global fashion group Boohoo have announced that they are removing wool from their products following PETA investigations. The decision to stop using wool makes them the world’s first major fashion retailer to do this. PETA’s exposés of the Scottish wool industry influenced the Manchester-based brand to revaluate their use of wool, and all of the…

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Vegan Fashion Week debuts in LA for fashion-meets-activism tribute to animals

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The world’s first vegan fashion week took place from 1st-4th February 2019, dedicating a platform to share the most innovative in vegan fashion, fronted by designers and creatives with a passion for ethical couture clothing. The event was held prior to New York Fashion Week to give like-minded designers and activists the opportunity to share…

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Birchbox launch limited edition vegan beauty box

Birchbox, the UK’s no.1 beauty box has launched a limited edition box, filled with natural, vegan beauty products. Priced at only £32 with £163 worth of plant-based beauty products, the box is certainly good value for money, with the nine full size products inside. View this post on Instagram Meet the Natural Edit. Every product…

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Burberry Put an End to Using Fur and Will Stop Burning Excess Stock

High-end fashion brand Burberry has announced today that they are eradicating the use of fur in their products. They join several other brands that have made this decision, including Gucci, Versace and Michael Kors. Unfortunately, these brands still use leather, but removing fur and ending their contribution to this practice is a step in the…

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New Vegan Beauty Box Launches in the UK

A new vegan beauty subscription box service has launched in the UK, amid the rise in demand for cruelty-free beauty products. Subscription services are a great way for beauty lovers to get a selection of products each month, with companies tailoring boxes to the customer’s needs. However, many of these boxes aren’t vegan, but the…

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Are Unilever and L’Oréal Jumping on the Vegan Bandwagon?

Veganism shows no sign of slowing down, and more brands are noticing this as an opportunity to cash in. We’re all thankful for the brands that have vegan beliefs at heart, who are supplying us with innovative new products increasing the availability of vegan items. Of course, all businesses are in it to make a…

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ASOS Updated Animal Welfare Policy Includes Silk, Mohair and More

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Online retailer Asos have updated their animal welfare policy and added silk, mohair, cashmere, shells, teeth, animal bones and horns, and feathers and down to their policy. The new policy will come into effect in full from January 2019, and products will no longer be sold on the site. In a statement shared with just-style,…

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Stella McCartney Fights River Thames Plastic

We are all becoming more aware of just how much plastic pollution is impacting our environment, with many of us taking positive steps towards reducing our plastic usage. However, this does not change the fact that despite our best efforts to recycle everything we can, a staggering 8 million tonnes of our plastic waste ends…

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California Passes Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act

The California senate has passed the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (SB1249) in a 21 to 9 vote. The state is another step closer to becoming the first state to ban the sale of animal-tested cosmetics. The bill was introduced to Senator Cathleen Galgiani and it was sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)…

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Stepping into Cruelty Free Fashion

An interview with bespoke shoe-maker Anita Neilson   Anita Neilson is a commercial photographer, writer, has just completed a PhD and as if that is not enough, last year began making bespoke vegan shoes. Anita has always loved various forms of crafting and regularly designs and makes her own clothes but making shoes isn’t exactly…

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Vegan Beauty and Fashion Listed as Top Trend to Invest in by Vogue

Vegan beauty and fashion has been listed as a top trend to invest in by Vogue Australia. In the list of top ten trends, vegan fashion and beauty is listed as the third trend for people to invest in, with suggested products to purchase. The products included are a faux leather burgundy purse from The…

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New Vegan Self-Tanning Water Available in UK Shops

A new vegan self-tanning water is available in UK shops, changing the way that people use self-tanning products. A review on Vogue UK described the product as leaving “a glow that didn’t smell, hadn’t streaked and left me feeling devastatingly glowy.” The brand, Isle of Paradise also makes self-tanning drops, which are used for the…

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