LaBante London

Demi Shoulder Bag | Grey

Cruelty-Free Ethically Made Up-cycled / Recycled Vegan Waste Not | Want Not

$269

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The faux leather Grey Demi Shoulder Bag from LaBante London is a stunning winged tote bag that's sure to collect compliments. 

  • Three compartments with zipper closures
  • Central compartment with pockets for phone and keys
  • Gorgeous contract lining and gold hardware
  • Convenient detachable shoulder strap

LaBante London is a PETA-approved vegan brand.

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Also available in blue

  • 100% polyurethane (PU) vegan suede
  • Recycled polyester lining

Two primary things make accessories vegan: (1) they contain no leather or other skins, and (2) they are not made using any animal-based glue.

Various terms are used to describe the materials used for vegan bags, belts, etc. These include vegan leather/suede, faux leather/suede, and micro-leather/micro-suede These materials are typically made from man-made microfibre.

While historically non-leather alternatives have received a bad rap for their toxicity and poor quality, among other things, modern production techniques mean that today's materials are far less environmentally damaging and of much higher quality. Polyurethane (PU) is commonly used, rather than the more toxic PVC, and many microfibres are produced using at least some portion of recycled materials. Furthermore, the newest forms use a water-based method to apply the PU to the fabric, rather than the highly toxic solvents that were traditionally used.

Microfibre fabric is lightweight, durable, and somewhat water repellant, so it makes a good substitute for leather. Microfibre is also made into Ultrasuede, which is cheaper and easier to clean and sew than natural suede leather.

Although there are some environmental concerns about microfibres entering the oceanic food chain via washing, this is not an issue with footwear and accessories, as these items are not washed.

All of Ecoture's carefully-selected vegan accessories are made from the highest-quality faux leathers and faux suedes. Our partner brands are focused not only on the vegan and cruelty-free aspects of their products, but also on their ethical and sustainability impacts.

More information on the materials, ethics and sustainability of the footwear industry can be found in our blog post, Is there something wrong with your shoes?

  • 43cm W x 42cm H x 21cm D
  • Handle drop: 16.5cm
  • Detachable shoulder strap: 101.5cm - 116.5cm

In-stock items are available for next business day dispatch.

Shipping Group: Standard Shipping

Can be returned unused, unmarked and in original packaging with all tags attached, within 30 days of purchase for exchange (e.g. different size or colour, if available) or refund for store credit for the full purchase price, less shipping, if applicable.

This item is eligible for return under our Waste Not | Want Not program. Earn Ecoture Loop points for returning eligible items purchased from Ecoture once their status becomes pre-loved. Find out more on our Waste Not | Want Not page.

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