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Being vegetarian for 30 years and loving bags sooooo much, the choice was to create a whole new
line of beautiful handbags using “vegan leather”.

(What does “vegan” mean? A vegan is someone who, for various reasons, chooses to avoid using
or consuming animal products. While vegetarians choose not to use flesh foods, vegans also avoid
dairy and eggs, as well as fur, leather, wool, down, and cosmetics or chemical products tested on
animals.)

Along the way, I learned that not all synthetic leathers are eco friendly. PVC-based are the worst,
being very dangerous to health and the environment. So I returned all PVC materials I had back to
the producer, and chose to use PU (polyurethane) instead. PU is one of the most…

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  • Born on March 13
  • Joined March 20, 2011

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pu, cotton

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About

Being vegetarian for 30 years and loving bags sooooo much, the choice was to create a whole new
line of beautiful handbags using “vegan leather”.

(What does “vegan” mean? A vegan is someone who, for various reasons, chooses to avoid using
or consuming animal products. While vegetarians choose not to use flesh foods, vegans also avoid
dairy and eggs, as well as fur, leather, wool, down, and cosmetics or chemical products tested on
animals.)

Along the way, I learned that not all synthetic leathers are eco friendly. PVC-based are the worst,
being very dangerous to health and the environment. So I returned all PVC materials I had back to
the producer, and chose to use PU (polyurethane) instead. PU is one of the most sustainable
plastics available, and in some cases also biodegradable.

I try my best to always have new and stylish designs that are classic and chic, to help women like
me who love bags and animals, too!

Quoting Janet, one of my customers:
"I love that cruelty-free non-leather fashion is finally catching up and catching on -- it doesn't
have to look cheap just because no animals died!"

If you agree with her, this is the shop for you!

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