Travel days can be long, and sometimes you just need the essentials close at hand. It was pretty heavy, illustrating the need for sturdy briefcase handcuffs. I assumed I would need to buy a chic looking briefcase, but they were pretty pricey. A far cry from its plasticky predecessors, vegan leather is now looking beyond cheap, petroleum-based PVC and the relatively cleaner-than-PVC polyurethane (PU is a popular option, though it still is petroleum-based). Mini backpacks are an excellent choice for those looking for a lightweight and stylish way to carry their items. Brooke and I made our way to Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento. Debbie, Donald, Brooke and I took turns lugging it around the store. The fake money had been refused at almost every liquor store. Fortunately, Baggu’s standard bag makes it easy to lug to up to 50 pounds of groceries home from the store. Before blowing the money on supplies for the “welcome home” party we took one more measurement: The stack of bills was 40 inches (one meter) tall.
Knowing your vehicle’s payload capacity is great, but what if you wanted to carry even more? We loved the oversized, smooth-pulling zippers and the backpack’s surprisingly large capacity. Zippers – The zip closure is one of the more common types that you’ll find on small backpacks for women available on eBay. Now that airlines are charging more for additional luggage, it’s become even more important to pack efficiently. The PETA-certified vegan leather bag comes with a magnetic closure, a zip compartment, and you can even buy a strap to wear it cross body. Using PETA-certified vegan leather, the brand is also SEDEX-approved, meaning it’s sourcing responsibly and following sustainable business practices. We dig the PETA-certified tote in stone grey, though it’s also available in Burgundy and Black & Blue (also in apple skin leather). Designer Vicki von Holzhausen’s eponymous brand leverages her automotive design experience to develop this cutting-edge leather from recycled materials. Noize is a completely vegan brand that’s PETA Approved. Another PETA Approved brand, Hozen makes statement bags from biodegradable and upcycled materials.
Go glam, but make it vegan with GUNAS’ traffic-stopping red statement clutch made from mulberry leather or MulbTex. It’s crafted with brown leather trims and designed with the signature GG Supreme canvas and an interlocking G patch for a logo-driven yet classic look. I didn’t want to look like a doctor, so I kept searching. Instead, look for a backpack with a spacious main compartment that you can easily access – whether through a drawstring or a zipper – as well as several smart pockets, interior and exterior. The zipper seam is hot cut and the main seams triple sewn and taped. It also has a main compartment, a 15-inch laptop sleeve, a side water bottle pocket, and a front pocket. Generally, a tactical backpack contains a main compartment, secondary compartment, and mesh pockets. Size is essential when finding the right diaper bag backpack for your family. It comes wrapped in an organic cotton dust bag and is shipped in packaging that’s 80% recycled. Using materials such as PU, polyester (and even recycled polyester), and sustainable viscose, Stella McCartney is now experimenting with the biobased unleather Mylo, sprouted from mycelium, the root structure of fungus.
Whether you’re strutting about with a Falabella Tote or the Mini Stella Logo Crossbody Bag, you’re swishing an heirloom decked out with a conscience. Wear your love for fellow creatures with Stella McCartney’s timeless bags, which are free from leather, feathers, fur, and exotic skins. I now use it as his ‘park backpack’ so that I’m hands free while roaming with him, and it’s great. Luckily I had charged all my recent purchases on my black American Express card, and could use the pile of fake cash to pay Mark’s ransom. Some Tibetan rebels had taken Mark hostage, and were demanding a million dollars ransom! Being burdened with a million dollars in cash is a nice sensation. Sure enough, they had a nice doctor’s bag that could hold about $1.2 million in hundreds. Each bag knocks off 21 bottles otherwise destined as detritus. A rucksack that’s good enough to take off the grid and stylish enough to wear to work, the Agnes backpack is made from vegetable-based PU, while the lining is made from recycled plastic bottles.
Operating from Sydney and Los Angeles, the bags are made from materials such as PU, sustainable cotton, canvas, and recycled nylons. With a wide choice of bold and unique designs, these bags stand out in a crowd for all the right reasons. Many vegans eschew goods made with animal skins, including leather, for both environmental and ethical reasons. Country Living has rounded up the best daypacks to buy right now from brands including The North Face, Lowe Alpine, Patagonia and Montane. How Do I Find The Best Weekender Bag For Me? Ahead, our picks of the best vegan leather purses, with a focus on timeless, all-season classics. The Italian-made bag uses apple skin leather made from discards culled from the fruit juice industry’s waste. With a faux-crocodile skin texture, this slinky clutch has internal slip pockets and sparkling 22 karat gold-plated brass hardware. When you’re tired of nursing it in the crook of your arm, slip out the shoulder strap and let this featherweight beauty dangle by your side. It’s soft but spacious, and the shoulder strap can be adjusted for length or swapped out for any strap with clips.