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Vegan Leather Guide Apple Leather Ananas Leather Cactus Leather AppleSkin Pinatex Desserto

Vegan Leather Guide 2: Coated Materials

Let's get juicy 👀 Plant-based vegan leather is ON TREND. But what actually is 🍎 Apple Leather, 🌵 Cactus Leather or 🍍 Ananas Leather? How are they produced? Is it actually a sustainable material and a waste product? We shed a light on the most talked about materials on the market!

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The hottest vegan designer bags of 2024

The hottest vegan designer bags of 2024

It's time for new inspiration from the fashion world, because a lot has happened since our last hottest vegan bags series two years ago: well-known brands are increasingly launching vegan bags on the market and we are seeing more and more celebrities as ambassadors for vegan collections. We are thrilled by these developments and can't wait to share the latest models with you. Vegan leather is in, and it's here to stay!

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Vegan Easter Gifts to Fill a Bunny-Approved Basket

Vegan Easter Gifts to Fill a Bunny-Approved Basket

We notice how the days are gradually getting longer and the nights milder, how the world shines in a warm light that makes the colors of nature bright. The air is filled with the scent of lush greenery and blooming flowers. We can already hear the gentle rustling of leaves in the wind and see the daisies growing on the green meadow. And if we are very attentive and have a little luck on our side, we can even see the hopping Easter bunny in this meadow as he diligently distributes his Easter baskets again this year.

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MONEY MOVES – Campaign 2024

MONEY MOVES – Campaign 2024

At a time when women hold only 28% of all management positions globally (1) and men still hold the power in the economy, it is time to take a stand. And we are doing this in the way we do it best at MELINA BUCHER - namely with the new "MONEY MOVES" campaign, which is challenging the status quo.

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Vegan Leather Guide 1 Mushroom Leather Reishi Mylo MuSkin

Vegan Leather Guide 1: Monomers

What exactly is vegan leather? Get to know all about mushroom leather, mycelium and other bio-based monomers » First things first: Talking about animal leather » Mycelium Leather (Reishi, Mylo)» Mushroom leather (Muskin)» Bacterial (nano-)cellulose biomaterials» Other vegan leathers in development » Overview about vegan leather innovations Animal leather is...

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Biofluff plant based vegan biobased cozy fur

From plant to fur with BioFluff: the interview

Leather, wool, feathers or fur. In the fashion industry, many materials of animal origin are used. We me the founders of BioFluff, the first plant-based vegan fur, and they told us about their journey as young pioneers and company founders, about their visions and the characteristics of their cozy BioFluff.

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Vegan Luxury Gift List 2022

Vegan Luxury Gift List 2022

SANTA TOLD ME... you like to make your loved ones and yourself happy at Christmas? Do you have a predilection for high-quality fashion and beauty products? Then you've come to the right place. Our diverse gift ideas offer quality, vegan products and more affordable alternatives. One thing is guaranteed: there's something here for everyone. There's nothing better than putting a smile on your loved one's face for Christmas (or any spontaneous occasion)!

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THE BEST LOOKS FROM BRIDGERTON – VEGAN AND FASHIONABLY STYLED

THE BEST LOOKS FROM BRIDGERTON – VEGAN AND FASHIONABLY STYLED

The british high society of 1813 is back on the silver screen. In the second season of Bridgerton we follow the woos of love of the oldest of the Bridgerton brood, Anthony. But between all the drama, humor and competition of hearts lies a world full of fashion! Do you want to tap into the style of Daphne, Penelope and Edwina? Then get your vegan and sustainable inpiration here!

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THE HOTTEST VEGAN DESIGNER BAGS OF 2022

THE HOTTEST VEGAN DESIGNER BAGS OF 2022

As a vegan designer bag brand, we are always looking for vegan and sustainable brands as well as the latest trends. That is why we would like to present you our vegan designer bag favorites! We found the perfect list of vegan designer bags for you! About vegan clutch, vegan tote bag, designer shopper and many more.

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Our Favorite Looks from Emily in Paris - Vegan and Sustainably Styled

Our Favorite Looks from Emily in Paris - Vegan and Sustainably Styled

The city of love and fashion. Emily is back in Paris with the second season! Have you also already watched the new episodes and are looking for the best outfit inspirations? Preferably vegan and sustainable? Then you've come to the right place!

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LAST-MINUTE VEGAN GIFT GUIDE

LAST-MINUTE VEGAN GIFT GUIDE

Still on the hunt for the perfect Christmas present? To make the holidays comfortable and stress-free, we have put together a few of our insider tips for vegan, exclusive gifts from our favorite small or female-founded brands. So you can find something for your loved ones and start the holidays together relaxed.

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Plants Not Plastics – Oihana Elizalde on the Next-Gen Material MIRUM®

Plants Not Plastics – Oihana Elizalde on the Next-Gen Material MIRUM®

The vegan leather market is in a permanent state of flux. Companies are investing a lot of money to develop next-gen materials that promise to be both: animal-friendly and more sustainable for the environment. We talked with Oihana Elizalde about one of the most promising new vegan leathers: the natural, plastic-free MIRUM®.

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Stylish like Sharon Tate

Stylish like Sharon Tate

Translated by Celina Heppner Striking features, a dazzling smile and outfits which made an impact on an entire decade - of course we are talking about Sharon Tate! Hardly anyone has influenced the Swinging Sixties as much as this blonde beauty. From colorful mini dresses to casual boho looks, Sharon...

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HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD – vegan and eco-friendly extravagance!

HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD – vegan and eco-friendly extravagance!

Translated by Celina Heppner Being an iconic Hollywood Diva just for one day – who wouldn’t want that? Eye-catching and elegant gowns seem to belong to the bygone era. Icons like Marilyn Monroe and Sophia Loren represent a time known by many as the golden era of Hollywood. In this...

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THE HOTTEST VINTAGE LOOKS FOR SUMMER – styled sustainably and vegan-friendly

THE HOTTEST VINTAGE LOOKS FOR SUMMER – styled sustainably and vegan-friendly

Translated by Celina Heppner Vintage lovers – watch out! You don’t have to rummage through your grandma’s closet in order to restyle iconic looks from bygone eras. We will prove to you why the looks from back in the day don’t have to gather dust up in the attic.Outdated? No...

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THE MOST ICONIC OG GOSSIP GIRL LOOKS – Styled with vegan and sustainable items

Wakey wakey Upper East Siders, Gossip Girl is back. And we could not be more excited about what the reboot has in store for us. Launching on HBO Max on 8th of July, the reboot promises more secrets, more lies – and more fantastic fashion! As far as style goes,...

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Melina Bucher what is vegan fashion all about

What is vegan fashion all about?

Vegan fashion is getting more and more popular. Therefore, it is not surprising that a lot of information on this topic is available online. However, this information must be handled with care, because unfortunately there is a lot of misconceptions and greenwashing out there. In this article, our founder Melina shares her insights and sheds light on what vegan fashion is all about.

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The top 5 myths about animal leather

In this article we shed light on the top 5 myths about animal leather. On a scientific basis, we answer questions like: Is leather actually a waste or by-product? Is leather more sustainable than vegan alternatives? And is leather a natural product? Check out part one of our textile mythbusters series to learn more or download the PDF version for all sources!

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