Vegan leather has been a hot topic since the rise of veganism. But what is it exactly? What is it made out of and how? Is it durable? In this article, we’ll answer some of the most frequently asked questions about vegan leather. In addition, we’ll look at some examples of products and where to shop them.
What is vegan leather?
Typically, vegan leather is PVC or polyurethane (PU), both of which are made out of plastic. It’s also known as faux, imitation or artificial leather and those of you who grew up in the 80s and 90s probably remember that it was a thing back then. As vegan fashion is currently trending, vegan leather is again super popular.