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what is pineapple leather?

Pineapple Leather: What it is, Why We Love and Use it.

‘Pineapple leather’ is made from the leaves of the fruit, and is called Piñatex. It’s far more sustainable than both cow skin leather and conventional synthetic leather, and it looks gorgeous. Today we’re going to dive deep into the material. What is pineapple leather? Is it a sustainable alterna...
faux leather vs leather

Faux Leather vs Leather

There is so much information floating around on the internet about what type of leather you should purchase; synthetic leather? Real leather? Something else? What are these even really made of, and how are they processed? Which is more sustainable? Ethical? Easy to care for? Affordable? Today, we...
what is slow vs fast fashion?

What is Slow Fashion vs Fast Fashion?

If you’ve been hearing it a lot more lately, you might be wondering, what is slow fashion? Put simply, slow fashion is more conscious of the fact that so many processes are involved in the creation of garments; so many resources are used and extracted from the earth, so many people must be involv...
the most sustainable fabrics replacing animal materials

The Best Sustainable Fabrics Replacing Animal 'Materials'

Are animal materials really sustainable, and if so, why not, and what sustainable fabrics can we replace them with?   What is sustainable fashion? This is a kind of fashion which focuses on the wellbeing of the environment, and which recognises that if we continue to deplete the earth of resourc...
Jakke faux fur jacket and vegan knitwear on model

Kind Label of the Week: Jakke

Every week we share one of our favourite labels working to make the world more beautiful, and more importantly, more kind. This week, we're featuring Jakke. The brand is renowned for their beautiful garments which are free from wool and fur, providing a vegan, more sustainable alternative to the...
cactus leather alternative sustainable material

Fixing a Prickly Problem With Cactus Leather

As more and more people are becoming aware of the many woes of the fashion industry, new and innovative solutions are being created. One enormous problem the fashion industry has, is its dependency on animal skin leather. Fortunately, a new cactus-based solution is helping us out of this prickly ...