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Apple Leather Vegan Handbags

Samara Handbags are Made from Eco-Friendly Apple Leather

— November 19, 2019 — Marketing
With the growing demand for vegan-friendly accessories, Canadian designer Salima Visram launched the leather-free Samara handbags brand.

Samara handbags originally came about because Visram was unable to find ethically-made, vegan handbags that were simple, but didn't cost a fortune. Visram teamed up with her sister and launched a line of bags made from apple leather, which is a material made from the by-product of apple skins. Not only is the material more eco-friendly than synthetic leather, but it also feels as smooth as real leather and can be crafted into sleek, high-fashion shapes. The result is a lineup of tote bags, fanny packs, laptop sleeves, and more, that are chic, simple, and, most importantly, sustainable.


Image Credit: Samara.
Trend Themes
1. Vegan-friendly Accessories - Designing and producing accessories that cater to the growing demand for vegan-friendly options presents an opportunity for disruptive innovation.
2. Eco-friendly Materials - Exploring and utilizing sustainable materials like apple leather opens up possibilities for disruptive innovation in the fashion industry.
3. Ethical Fashion - Creating affordable and ethically-made fashion products can disrupt the traditional premium pricing model while meeting the demand for sustainable alternatives.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Accessories - Fashion accessories industry can capitalize on the growth of vegan-friendly options by incorporating eco-friendly materials like apple leather into their designs.
2. Sustainable Fashion - Sustainable fashion industry can embrace innovative materials like apple leather to craft eco-friendly and ethically-made products that appeal to conscious consumers.
3. Tech Accessories - Tech accessory industry can explore the use of apple leather in laptop sleeves, phone cases, and other products to provide stylish, sustainable options for consumers.
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