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Paying More for Quality Is the Smartest Financial Choice

Admit it: at least once you have had chosen a product over another because of its price and later regret that decision. The old adage is as real as it gets: buy cheap, buy twice. Beyond buying responsible, which is our main topic as a vegan brand, you must also buy smart and conscious about the financial consequences. Unfortunately, choosing the cheapest options is neither. In today's world, paying more for quality is taking the smartest choice. Highly industrialized processed often reduce the real quality in many products, being their price tag a clear evidence of this. We are not saying that cheap products are bad products at all but there is an undisputed link. Price is something that vegan...

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The Properties of Cork and Why It Makes a Great Alternative to Leather

Cork has been present in our society for a few centuries now. This material has allowed us many things, like preserving alcoholic beverages like wine. It’s also widely present in the automotive industry as gaskets, in construction, fishing, and sports. However, its use in fashion is more recent. This material can now be found in cork wallets for men, purses for women, and many other accessories. Its leather presentation is continuously growing in popularity, something that vegan shoppers know well. But what are the reasons behind this material? There are any outstanding properties you should know about? We’ll dedicate the following lines to the most relevant properties of cork as a material in the fashion industry. Durability and Impermeability In...

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The Durability of Cork Wallets

When it comes to vegan products in the fashion industry, newcomers may feel full of doubts. So far, we can consider this as something normal: doubts come from the things we don’t know in depth. Many vegan products like cork wallets are part of that “thing” that most people partially ignore. The eco-friendly materials continue to be poorly known by the masses, which places a curtain between what we think we know and the reality. That’s why one of the most common questions regarding cork wallets and similar products made of eco-friendly materials is regarding their durability. “How long it will last?”, people ask in fear, thinking that these ethical products aren’t as durable as their counterparts. Is Leather That...

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