article was written by Ashley Palmer.
latest PETA exposé,
which reveals the horrors of the leather industry, made my skin
crawl … just like the skin of the animals who once crawled, walked, jumped, and
ran before it was ripped from their bodies. Are you ready to ditch the dead
skin (really, that's what leather is) from your wardrobe? Check out my picks
for leather-free purses for every budget.
the "less than $20" category, we've got this cute little envelope
clutch in funky '80s hues:
Mossimo Colorblock Pink Envelope Clutch, $16.99
on up to the "less than $40" category is this rocker-esque studded
crossbody bag in black:
Black Purse, $35
you're looking for something a bit roomier, maybe this "less than $50"
pebbled gray oversized bag is more your style:
Innsbruck Encounter Grey Handbag, $45
next handbag fits in nicely in the $100-$125 price range and would fit even
better under your arm! In a deep purple, this satchel is the perfect statement
piece for any outfit:
Navoh Bari Top Handle Satchel, $105
a little bit more budgeted for your bag? Then this fringed, Earth-friendly bag
will have your hippie heart leaping for joy at just under $400:
Cri de Cœur Whitney Fringe Convertible
rounding out our list, we have the most coveted of all—a Stella McCartney handbag. What
veganista doesn't have this at the top of her wish list?
Shaggy Deer Big Tote Falabella, $1,095
Which leather-free bag would you choose? Let me know in the comments below!
Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.