10 Cool Brands Making Accessories Using Vegan Leather

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    Leather is always in! Whether it's a classic leather bag or a jacket — they are a must-have in our closet. But we've also got to be responsible, isn't it? For those of you who have been switching to vegan alternatives for a sustainable and conscious wardrobe, kudos! In this post, we're putting spotlight on Indian brands that are making accessories and apparel with vegan leather. And the best part? Some of them are PETA-approved too. 

    Broke Mate

    Broke Mate

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    Broke Mate is probably the first brand that comes to our mind when someone says vegan leather. Beautiful design, affordable, and yet practical — Broke Mate is a PETA-approved brand. They're fully committed to crafting products that are cruelty-free and sustainable. Two things that are worth loading up on: Vegan Leather Laptop Satchel and Vegan Leather Tassel Block Pouch. We love that their bags come in monotones and if you're someone who prefers minimalistic bags, this brand has plenty for you. Plus, you can shop for them on LBB.

    Sole House

    Sole House

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    Sole House is a brand that prioritises comfort and great design over everything else. All their pieces are handmade by artisans and they combine both contemporary designs and age-old techniques. Wedges, flats, and mules — there's plenty to pick from. Besides, they're also open to customisation. What we love about the brand is that their footwear can work wonders at work, dates, and even brunches. Yup, they're that versatile. Love the inclusion of intricate embroidery in footwear, it's like wearing art on your feet. 

    Nidaash

    Nidaash

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    Nidaash's Slouchy Moustache Handbag has been my BFF for a while now. This brand makes owing stylish vegan bags very affordable. We're digging this brand's millennial-friendly designs on totes, hobos, slings, shoulder bags, messenger bags, small handbags, crossbodies, and even mini handbags. Love toting statement handbags? You probably won't be able to resist the orange candy sling bag. You can get the same design in bright yellow and purple too!

    2AM By Anjali & Meha

    2AM By Anjali & Meha is one of the coolest brands you'll come across and we're not kidding! Vegan and obviously cruelty-free, this brand's bags come in quirky prints but are also minimalistic. Whether you're looking for fanny packs or backpacks — 2AM has great picks for you to moon over. We like that they're a bit hatke from the regular vegan leather bags in terms of design. 

    Zebba

    Zebba

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    Zebba surely knows how to take every day footwear a notch up and above. This vegan leather brand handcrafts its footwear and whether you're looking for flats, mules or wedges — you've got options to pick from. We love that their pieces incorporate designs like tassels, sequins, abstract prints, embroidery, etc. Perfect to take us from am to pm look, isn't it? Most of their pieces are fusion-inspired and we think they're great fun to be paired with both Indian wear and western outfits, while being super budget-friendly (at under INR 1,800!) After all, fashion has no boundaries! You can shop for this brand on LBB. 

    June Shoes

    June Shoes

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    June Shoes does vegan flats that are super stylish and comfortable. From casual slip-ons you can wear at home or for grocery runs, to cool braided flats in pop colours, nude shades, metallics and more, to embroidered kolhapuris and mules for wedding wear. There's a lot of variety you can choose from. We adore the handcrafted multi-strap basic slides in mint green. 

    Tann Trim

    TANN TRIM

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    Cruelty-free is deeply rooted in the philosophy of Tann Trim, and the brand believes in ethical buying and socially responsible form of shopping. Well, that's a definite score! But the brand doesn't compromise on style either. Known for crafting stunning laptop sleeves, bucket bags, wallets and half moon pouches, every bag is handcrafted by artisans. They also have comfortable and breathable face masks in hues like lavender, sea green and neutral shades, too. The silver-plated Meraki Charm Band can make for a great gift.

    KOSMC

    KOSMC

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    Whether you're a writer, love journalling, or prefer planning your day in detail — KOSMC has some solid vegan leather bound books that you cannot take our eyes off. We love that the journals are kept minimal but that they come with croc effects, suede leather covers, dual colour covers, etc. You can expect classic colours like tan browns, blacks, greys, and navy blues, and some journals come with pens too. We're not trying to influence you or something but the croc effect journal truly has our attention. Plus, you can shop for them on LBB. 

    Arture

    Arture

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    Arture is yet another sustainable and vegan brand that believes in being gentle towards the Earth. They source organic and natural raw materials for crafting their products which are super functional and minimalistic. Their best products are their Cactus Leather Accessories, and we recommend checking them out. For those of you who travel a lot, Arture's range of passport sleeves, travel pouches, and the like might catch your fancy. Plus, they have card cases that we're digging!

    Riti

    Riti

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    Riti is a PETA-certified brand that offers handcrafted, eco-friendly, cruelty-free and vegan bags. Using eco-friendly materials that are sourced from across India, they make exclusive handbags, slings, totes, pouches, clutches, and other accessories. Their textured vegan leather wallets and slings are minimalistic in appearance. We quite like the idea of converting the vegan leather scraps into little wire holders.