Who doesn’t love a good deal? And with Black Friday upon us many of us will be hitting the malls in search of the best doorbusters. But where does that leave those seeking vegan fashion? Here is a list of the best options:
Stella McCartney, famously known as the daughter of former Beatles member, Paul McCartney, launched her own fashion line in 2001 after designing for Chloe for many years. One of the most famous haute couture vegan designers, her line ranges from high-end fashion clothing, handbags and shoes. While her designs are on the pricier side, these are definitely worth it if you can afford it.
Alabama Chanin started in 2000 as a family business that incorporates sustainability with 100% organic cotton, hand-sewn designs. Their clothing feature simple designs, and range from basic to intricate embroideries, like corset dresses. They also offer DIY and workshops.
The “V” in Vaute stands for vegan, started in 2009 with the goal to be the first all-vegan fashion brand. Founder Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart, wanted to create the perfect winter dress-coat warm enough for a Chicago winter. Immediately gaining notoriety for her designs at a New York Fashion Week, her designs expanded from dress-coats to ultra-chic functional dress clothes.
Adolfo Dominguez is a renowned Spanish designer dating back to the 70s, specializing in expert craftsmanship, and includes a PETA approved vegan label. From work clothing to faux leather jackets, this line has you covered.
Dalia MacPhee features elegant gowns with a majority being vegan-friendly, meaning no animals were harmed. This not only includes being free of leather and fur but also silk. Popular among celebrities these dresses feature soft, luxurious fabrics that also happen to be cruelty-free.
Miakoda’s mission is to provide clothing that protects and supports the rights of animals, humans and the environment. The line features neutral pallets of loungewear with loose and relaxed fits, from dresses to tees.
Umasan is a vegan high-end fashion label from Berlin. They are committed to the importance of ecological and human production process, while maintaining a cruelty-free, avant-garde fashion line. One can describe their designs as edgy with striking silhouettes. While they keep things simple with the majority of their clothing in black, many of their pieces offer a unique look.
And if it’s more mainstream brands you’re after, H&M, Mango, Forever 21 and Topshop do offer many cruelty-free options for shoes, bags and clothing.
To learn more about ethical fashion, watch this video by Vaute Couture founder, Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart talk about why she felt compelled to merge the two.
Featured image via stylecaster.com.