GUNAS New York

Rotunda Bag | Tan

Cruelty-Free Ethically Made   Handmade   Vegan  
$349

Stand out from the crowd with the faux leather Tan Rotunda bag from GUNAS New York.

A cross-body style with a difference, the Rotunda has been inspired by some of the great domed buildings of the world, including the Capitol in Washington, the Guggenheim Museum and Rome's Pantheon.

  • 21.6cm W x 21.6cm H x 8.25cm D
  • 100% vegan textured eco-polyurethane
  • Internal slip pockets
  • Long should strap
  • Lead & nickel free gunmetal finish hardware
  • YKK zippers
  • Dust bag included
  • PETA-approved vegan
  • Handmade in South Korea, guaranteed sweatshop free

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Delivery Charges

This item is in the Free shipping group.

Shipping Notes

  • Typically ships within 2 business days if in stock in our Sydney warehouse
  • If not in stock locally, will be ordered from the US and will typically ship within 3 - 6 business days

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.

  • Dimensions: 21.6cm W x 21.6cm H x 8.25cm D
  • Strap drop: 53.3cm
  • 100% eco-polyurethane (PU) (non-toxic & PVC-free vegan leather)
  • Lead & nickel free hardware

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?

This product is Cruelty-Free, Ethically Made, Handmade, and Vegan.


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