Purity vs cruelty, what’s your choice?
There are several benefits that make vegan leather preferable over animal leather:
Vegan leather is cruelty-free and animal-friendly.
No animals are sacrificed in the process of making vegan leather.
Most vegan leather is sustainable and environmentally friendly.
‘Most’ because PU and PVC leather is not sustainable.
Vegan leather can be made to order.
For that, there’s no material wastage as all parts and sizes are cut according to the designer’s needs.
Lesser CO2 and greenhouse emissions than animal leather.
The rising animals is one of the main sources of pollution and CO2 emission.
Lesser toxic chemicals are used. Toxic chemicals are used to ‘tan and finish’ animal skin
into the material we call leather.
Vegan leather is waterproof and easier to maintain.
Not all animal leather is waterproof. Moreover, maintenance can be expensive.