Challenges of a Vegan Lifestyle — Vegan Fashion RSS

Wool, Fur, and Cashmere: Surviving Cold Temperatures Without Non-Vegan Materials

We all vegans have experienced this sometime before: the winter comes or we are going to visit (or live in) a very cold country, so we realize that we must buy appropriate wear. What happens then? We find boots and coats made of heat-efficient materials like wool, fur, and cashmere, materials that aren’t exactly vegan, conscious, or cruelty-free. They don’t fit our beliefs. These three materials and many others involve inhumane practices to be produced. Millions of animals suffer terrible treatments and very often find the end of their lives because of the demand of these materials. Is it worth it? It isn’t, really. However, we feel like our hands are tied up when the time of getting the right...

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The Vegan Lifestyle: Does It Really Make a Difference?

It’s a common topic for some vegans to question the impact they are causing in the world through their own personal choices. At the end of the day, we may feel small and powerless when comparing ourselves to billion-dollar marketing powerhouses that sell products like meat and leather. Some wonder if turning into veganism or choosing eco-friendly clothing and accessories from now on will really make a difference in the society they live in. It’s hard to tell: a single person will not change how the industry operates. It isn’t likely. Nonetheless, while it’s hard to see and feel the impact we make in the world through our personal beliefs, it doesn’t mean we are doing nothing valuable or useful...

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