By KD Angle-Traegner / Updated November 30, 2018
Veganism extends beyond our plates; it also includes the items in the closet or dresser drawers. Sometimes, well-intentioned people overlook clothing because the cultivation of the raw materials does not require the immediate death of an animal, like shearing sheep for wool for example.
But here’s the sad truth: Every single shorn sheep, goat, alpaca, muskoxen, camelid, or rabbit whose will go to slaughter once their productivity lessens. In the end, all the animals die.
I want to change that.
Some material is easily identified as an animal-based material, like fur, for example. Other times, deciphering clothing labels can be confusing and indeterminable.
Before you go shopping, find out how to spot animal-based materials and read clothing tags. Learn where to shop for those hard-to-find vegan items like baseball gloves or ballet slippers.
Vegan fashion has never been easier to find. Let me show you how.