Don’t let price deter you from having the ethical wardrobe you’ve always dreamed of wearing. With a little resourcefulness, affordable vegan fashion is more attainable than you might think. Fortunately, a lot of the legwork has already been done, so you can just kick back, relax, and enjoy the subsequent cruelty-free eye candy we’ve got in store for you.
The idea of affordability is likely to be interpreted in different ways depending on one’s lifestyle and income, but to take the guesswork out of what we will be sharing with you today, just keep in mind that all of our affordable vegan fashion pieces will be $100 or less – which is pretty darn awesome if you ask me!
Purchasing genuine leather and fur, and buying from companies that employ slave laborers and utilize slave labor tactics, is a total bummer. If you’re not exactly sure why we take this stance, please refer to these articles here and here. On the bright side, however, it is becoming more budget friendly than ever to source new vegan clothes, shoes, and accessories without breaking the bank, which is why we think you’ll love our compilation of compassionate clothing just as much as we do!
Threads 4 Thought’s sustainable apparel is a must see for any vegan fashionista on a budget. With lounge, cocktail, athletic, accessories, and even some suitable business casual pieces, you’re sure to fall head over heels for this retailer. Nearly all of the women’s clothes on the site are under $70 and the sales are really good, too. Plus, spend $50 or more and you’ll save money with free shipping.
The mission at Threads for Thought is “to create great fashion that evoked a lifestyle of shared responsibility for each other & our world. We continue to work towards that mission every day…using sustainable materials to make our products, working with factories that respect their employees and treat them humanely and fairly.” Definitely give this business a try – you won’t be disappointed!
This award winning online retailer is one of the best places to snag some of the best vegan shoes and handbags at seriously affordable prices. Oh, and did I mention that they have vegan boots under $100? I repeat, vegan boots under $100. That would be like completely absurd if it wasn’t true. In fact, most of the items on the website are well below that price point, but look like they cost so much more.
Alternative Outfitters is a vegan boutique with the mission to “exceed the expectations of our customers by continually providing them with outstanding customer care, high quality products that are always fashionable and cruelty-free, and by making it convenient to shop with compassion.” This business has been working diligently to bring together a collection of all vegan items all in one, easy to find place.
If you’re in need of vegan essentials and accessories, then look no further than H&M’s extensive offerings. This super cool place to shop for affordable fashion has shown much improvement in its environmental and social standards practices. With wardrobe staples, like undergarments, socks, and stockings, plus tons of other ultra-affordable items, like dresses, sweaters, jeans and more, your hundred bucks will go far. Although some leather goods are sold on the site, so long as you steer clear of these items, there’s no need to worry.
This business is commendable, though, in many ways, including the commitment to reducing environmental impact through garment collecting, ensuring that there is no child labor used, the implementation of living wage parameters for the manufacturing and supply facilities, which are not owned by H&M, and the commitment to using only faux fur and mulesing-free merino wool.
From the website: “At H&M, we like to think of sustainability as something we do, rather than something we simply say. This is an ongoing process, with a clear aim of continuous improvement. This is a journey that requires determination, passion and teamwork.”
Next time you’re in the mood to shop, remember that affordable vegan fashion is easier to attain than ever before. Set those innocent little animals free, along with your conscience, and enjoy collecting your new cruelty-free pieces. What did you think of our affordable vegan fashion roundup? Are there any pieces you’re dying to get your paws on? Let us know what you liked best on the EcoSalon Facebook page!
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