Messenger Bag | Dark BrownCruelty-Free Ethically Made Handmade Sustainable Vegan
Meticulously handcrafted in the highest quality soft Italian micro-leather, the Dark Brown faux leather Messenger Bag from Will's Vegan Store is as luxurious as it is practical. With its timeless styling, it's an ethical wardrobe investment that will last you for years and be a pleasure to use every day.
Fully lined in luxurious micro-suede, the bag has handy pockets under the flap and on the rear, for easy access to frequently used items. The secure main compartment fits up to a 15" laptop with ease, while there is also an interior zip pocket. Use the top handle or attach the adjustable strap to wear it over your shoulder or across the body.
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- This item is in the WVS shipping group.
- Typically ships within 2 business days if in stock in our Sydney warehouse
- If not in stock locally, will be ordered from the UK and will typically ship within 3 - 6 business days
- Can be returned within 30 days of purchase for exchange or store credit
- To be accepted for return the item must be unused, unmarked and in its original packaging with all tags attached (i.e. in re-saleable condition)
- Width: 40.5cm
- Height: 30.5cm
- Depth: 7.5cm
- Weight: 800g
- Comfortably fits up to a 15" laptop
- Vegan Italian micro leather
- Micro-suede lining
- Solid nickel hardware
- Natural cotton dust bag included
- PETA-approved vegan
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 Carbon Neutral, Cruelty-Free, Ethically Made, Handmade, Sustainable, and Vegan.