Published by Caitlin Kustes.

Stella McCartney’s 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.

In the “less than $20” category, we’ve got this cute little envelope clutch in funky ’80s hues:


Mossimo Colorblock Pink Envelope Clutch, $16.99

Moving on up to the “less than $40” category is this rocker-esque studded crossbody bag in black:


Stud-y Buddy Black Purse, $35

If 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

This 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

Got 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 Bag, $390

And 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!

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