Leaders Of The Pack

Leaders Of The Pack

Leaders Of The Back

Vegan Back-Pack Editorial Picks

by Rose Mae Turner

Vegan Back-Pack Feature:

All black statement bags with either faux fur or vegan leather will leave you feeling ahead of the class. So many innovations have been made in the fashion industry that more recently you're seeing very high-quality vegan leather alternatives becoming available. These bags are durable and playful. They're sure to hold all your loot and turn some heads! 

(Photos/ Bio/ Links below)

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http://amzn.to/2HGeVK8

An accessories label based in NYC, specializing in whimsical handbags both fun and practical. With playful combinations of exotic faux leather, fluffy faux fur, unique prints, colors and textures, they challenge the traditional materialistic concept of luxury goods. Specializing in colorful vegan luxury bags. 

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Matt & Nat
http://mattandnat.com/shop/handbags/backpacks/

The idea behind MAT(T)ERIAL and NATURE originally came to life in 1995, in beautiful Montreal. Passionate and in awe of the world that surrounds us. Being inspired by MAT(T)erial and NATure means exploring the synergy between the two, the reflection of one on the other. Experiments with different recycled materials such as recycled nylons, cardboard, rubber and cork. They're also committed to using linings only made out of 100% recycled plastic bottles. More recently, they have introduced recycled bicycle tires to their collections. 

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Stella McCartney
https://www.stellamccartney.com/us

A lifelong vegetarian, Stella McCartney does not use any leather or fur in her designs. Her collections include women’s and men’s ready-to-wear, accessories, lingerie, eyewear, fragrance and kids. Stella McCartney’s commitment to sustainability is evident throughout all her collections and is part of the brand’s ethos to being a responsible, honest, and modern company.

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Chiara Ferragni
https://www.chiaraferragnicollection.com/eu_en/

Chiara Ferragni started as a shoe brand by the style icon. Their footwear is 100% Made in Italy and they are created with genuine leathers and handmade sewings in the south of Italy, which is well known to be one of the most important districts for shoe high craftsmanship and know how. Additionally, they also have a few vegan luxury items.

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David Delfin
http://www.davidelfinaccess.com/

Spanish designer, David Delfin was a talented creator. His close ties to artistic and cultural worlds can be appreciated in his collections, where one can find many art references. His collections have received the acknowledgment and support from critics not only for the fashion shows' productions, but also for their quality, and from the singularity of its fabrics, patterns and tailoring. Also, offers beautifully made "Animal Friendly" luxury vegan bags.

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Biography

Rose Mae Turner is a fashion designer and wardrobe stylist. She specializes in designing sustainable swimwear and her brand, Rosina~Mae takes you "from the beach, to the street, to the party". Ethically made in the USA, Rose manufactures everything in Manhattan's Garment District and strives to incorporate ethically sourced materials. Nominated "Who to Watch" by Chicago Splash in 2016, she also received the "Distinguished Alumnus Award" from Dominican University in April of 2017. Her love of sustainable fashion shapes how she approaches projects within the fashion industry. Additionally, Rose also enjoys contributing as a writer and stylist to various publications. Helping to shed light on brands that are making a difference within the fashion industry and promoting them is a passion. She has currently had content published in many magazines both digital and print. July 1st, 2017 marked her one year anniversary of living in NYC and she couldn't be happier!

Instagram: @rosina_mae & @rosiemae27
Facebook Page: rosinamaeswim
twitter: @rosinamae

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