Good news, vegan friends! There are so many beautiful vegan options for purses on the market right now, which makes it more accessible than ever to expand your vegan lifestyle from diet to everything you consume.
Journey Washed Backpack in grey, Free People, $78
This gorgeous backpack doubles as a purse and is perfect for going from campus to drinks with your friends after class is over. It is made from Modaluxe, a luxurious vegan leather and comes in grey and tan.
Hermit in black, Gunas New York, $250
Gunas New York is the producer of America’s first 100% vegan designer handbags. Their handbags are sweatshop free, cruelty free, and vegan. They not only avoid exploiting animals in their manufacturing process, but they avoid exploiting human labour and support fair wages. Their Hermit bag has a classic silhouette and is the perfect “power bag” for the bold and confident woman who doesn’t want an animal to pay the ultimate price for her bag.
Chic Striped Tote in navy and white, Lulus, $48
This preppy tote is the perfect grab and go carry-on for a weekend trip away or a busy day about town! Its nautical inspired stripes and vegan tan faux leather straps will go with any outfit. This bag has excellent ratings and Lulus is loved by fashion conscious vegans everywhere.
Wapi in rose, Matt and Nat, $150
This gorgeous crossbody bag has minimalistic clean lines and ultra-functional features, including a back pocket for quick access items, interior dividers, zipper pockets, and a smartphone pocket. Matt and Nat, a Canadian brand started in Montreal in 1995, are well known even beyond the vegan fashion community for their dedication to producing environmentally conscious yet stylish products.
Catt clutch in black, Veggani, $115
This clutch will be your go-to bag for a night on the town when you need a small bag for just the essentials. The small details like the removable shoulder chain, top foldover zip with faux leather tassel, and embossed logo tab makes this bag trendy and functional. Bonus: it is cruelty free, eco friendly, and made completely of recycled materials.
Another popular option for many vegans is purchasing leather products such as purses or shoes from second-hand stores, and giving them new life instead of risking that the leather ends up in a landfill.
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