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After Ditching Animal Skins & Fur, Fashion House Karl Lagerfeld Unveils Cactus Leather Bag With Model Amber Valletta

3 Mins Read Founded by German fashion designer and photographer Karl Lagerfeld, the fashion house recently joined forces with model, actress, and activist Amber Valletta to co-create a sustainable accessories collection for Spring 2021 that features cruelty-free versions of its iconic K/Kushion bag by using vegan cactus leather instead of animal ones. In keeping with their efforts to achieve the […]

Mycotech: The Indonesian Startup Making Mushroom Leather Inspired By Tempeh

3 Mins Read Head over the Bandung, the city set in the middle of volcanoes and tea plantations in Indonesia, and you’ll find a startup working on turning waste into sustainable animal-free leather. Called Mycotech Lab, the company was inspired by tempeh, the traditional Indonesian food made from fermented soybeans, and came up with its own technology to […]