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Leather, Fur, Silk And Wool

Leather

Leather

An animal's skin makes up 7-10 percent of his or her total worth. By buying leather goods you are supporting the slaughter of animals. 

Fur

Fur

Whilst fur farming itself is banned in Britain, it is not illegal to import fur. The UK fur market is worth millions of pounds every year. 

Wool

Wool

A seemingly idyllic scene: sheep grazing in the field with their lambs. However, if you look closer you will uncover a world of neglect...

Silk

Silk

Millions of silkworms are killed each year for the silk industry. Silk is the name given to a soft fabric  produced by certain moths. 

Active for cows

Active for cows

See what you can do to get active for cows and how to avoid leather products...

Read our leather report

Read our leather report

Read our leather report and find out the truth behind the industry. 

Leather free shoes

Leather free shoes

There are lots of great places to buy vegan shoes including specialist and mainstream shops.

Write to shops

Write to shops

Ask shops to stock synthetic versions of your favourite shoes and to list materials clearly.

Fashion blogs

Fashion blogs

Blogs on vegan fashion and must have items.