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What Are the Alternatives to Leather When Buying a Vegan Wallet

For conscious buyers, having a plethora of options at hand continues to be difficult. Even now, if you are looking for vegan wallets, you may find yourself scarce in alternatives to leather. Eco-friendly companies are making huge efforts to put the abundant information out there. However, is not always easy to educate everyone. That’s why today we are dedicating these lines to the leather’s alternatives, especially when it comes to buying a vegan wallet. The goal is to empower you with the facts, useful ideas when shopping eco-friendly items. Why Lose Interest in Genuine Leather? But first, it is always a good idea to encourage our readers. People need to know about the terrible consequences of choosing genuine leather. Knowing...

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What Does Fleur de Lis Mean?

The fleur de lis symbol is not something new, not at all. It has been around for many centuries, even before symbols that we consider fundamental for the humanity, like those that today represent religion in its many forms. However, the fleur de lis has particular implications that are hard to ignore. This symbol goes beyond religion or society values and everything for one single reason: the mystery around it. Many people have been questioning the meaning of this symbol and some historians by profession have proposed credible theses about it. However, doubts continue to be significantly abundant. Ideas About Its Origin It seems like everyone agrees on that the very origin of the fleur de lis is medieval France,...

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The Origin of the Fleur de Lis and Why It Fits with Veganism

The fleur de lis is a symbol that we all know, at least superficially. While it’s true that most people ignore what it means or where it comes from, everyone has seen it in one occasion or another. In fact, we dare to say that the fleur de lis is one of the most ancient stylized symbols in the human civilization. In terms of inspiration and meaning, the symbol evokes a golden lily, a precious flower. If we dig in European history, we’ll see this symbol in very ancient temples and pieces of art. Fleur de lis jewelry was also a big thing, present in ornaments used by the royalty, prominent religious figures, and the military. But do we know...

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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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Cork Leather is Trending Up In the Vegan Fashion

There is something that many in the vegan lifestyle must admit despite it isn’t pretty. For decades, people have enjoyed vegan fashion in the wrong way. Materials as faux leather and fur, just to give two isolated examples, were widely used in this segment while being advertised as eco-friendly. However, they aren’t that eco-friendly. In fact, these synthetic products involve a heavy use of chemicals in their manufacture, causing great harm to the environment. Yes, they probably do a lot less damage that genuine leather and hides but considering them “appropriate” for vegan purposes is a whole different story. Yet, the tables were turned with the widespread of cork leather, a material that is truly capable of delivering the right...

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