Repurposed Fashion

Brands make use of ethical materials to appeal to a multitude of demographics

Implications - As the eco movement wavers on, consumers are looking for products that are sustainable and chic, which is being addressed with ethical animal materials in fashion. This shift resonates with consumers on the hunt for excess, but without the associated guilt of cruel or environmentally irresponsible goods.
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Warm Top 4 Examples: 24,427 Total Clicks Nov 13 - Dec 14
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Taxidermied Bridal Accessories - Roadkill Couture's Bridal Accessory Collection is Drop Dead Chic
SCORE: 6.4
V. Hot 12,717 Clicks Pub: Apr 10, 14
Taxidermied Bridal Accessories
Roadkill Couture's Bridal Accessory Collection is Drop Dead Chic
Roadkill Couture is a business that’s already pretty controversial on its own, and now, it’s expanding to offer more offbeat taxidermied goods, including a bridal accessory collection.... [More]
Roadkill Re-Purposing Fashion - Cruelty-Free Company Petite Mort Fur Sources Its Fur From Roadkill
SCORE: 7
Hot 2,277 Clicks Pub: Dec 19, 14
Roadkill Re-Purposing Fashion
Cruelty-Free Company Petite Mort Fur Sources Its Fur From Roadkill
The main reason to go faux is the cruelty animals endure to become fashion—unless you take the fur from roadkill. Petite Mort Fur is a company committed to being cruelty-free. They do this by... [More]
Retro Repurposed Purses - The Original Flea Bag is Made Up of Old Leather Material for a Mod Look
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 8,330 Clicks Pub: Nov 5, 13
Retro Repurposed Purses
The Original Flea Bag is Made Up of Old Leather Material for a Mod Look
There is a more responsible approach to wearing leather, and the Original Flea Bag is it. Parts of this sophisticated handbag have been made with repurposed leather, giving the chic and contemporary... [More]
Luxury Dog Fur Purses - 'Fur You' is a Line of Handbags Made from Sterilized Dog Hair
SCORE: 4.7
Mild 1,103 Clicks Pub: Sep 22, 14
Luxury Dog Fur Purses
'Fur You' is a Line of Handbags Made from Sterilized Dog Hair
A veterinarian and fashion designer, Doris Carvalho has combined her two passions to create Fur You, a line of high-end purses made from yarn woven out of dog hair, and is currently seeking funding... [More]