The first step in creating a more sustainable society is to support fashion brands that are committed to providing these very environmentally friendly products every day. A good place to start is vegan leather, aka faux leather, bags that look sophisticated and stylish, while still being safe, cruelty-free, and high-quality, for work, weekends and, of course, the gram. Although we might not take them everywhere for a while, a girl might dream of running around town again with a cute bag on her shoulder, right? (These really are the little things.) Shop our favorite vegan leather bags below.
1. Free People Brooklyn Heights vegan backpack
Get back to basics with the stylish leather backpack from Free People, also available in burgundy, which has four (!) Separate compartments and a pretty patterned interior.
2. MALI + LILI crocodile embossed vegan leather satchel
Mali + Lili’s croc print satchel is the perfect date companion (you know, once we’re allowed out of our homes again).
3. Mark & Graham vegan belt bag
In case you haven’t heard, fanny packs aren’t just for mom anymore. Upgrade your belt bag game with this super affordable vegan leather belt bag from Mark & Graham, then call your mom and apologize for making fun of her all these years.
4. MATT & NAT Sam vegan leather shoulder bag
Everyone should own at least one large shoulder bag, especially when it comes to this gorgeous blue color from vegan fashion label Matt & Nat.
5. Stella McCartney Faux Leather Falabella Shaggy Deer Tote Bag
Stella McCartney is one of the only luxury fashion brands that chose not to use real leather, skin, fur or feathers from the start. This classic black leather tote is casual enough for the office and just chic enough for a drink right after work.
6. Caraa Athena Medium Tote Bag
Crafted from vegan leather, the Caraa Athena Medium Tote is perfect for 7-hour after-work training classes. It even comes with a separate wet bag for your dirty laundry!
7. Angela Roi mini shoulder strap
I can’t say enough good things about Angela Roi. The New York-based luxury handbag brand prioritizes ethical sourcing and attention to detail. Every time I wear the Grace Mini Crossbody Bag, shown here, or the Hamilton Crossbody Bag, I get so many compliments, for the color and quality.
8. Street level reversible tote and bracelet
Upgrade your tote bag with the Reversible Street Level Bag and matching bracelet. Come for the soft exterior, stay for the very spacious interior which can hold your laptop and a pair of sportswear.
9. Sole Society The Weekender
Sole Society’s oversized weekender will come in handy as you head east for a few days. It is available in taupe, brown, burgundy and black.
10. White Lulus Tote Bag
Summer has called, and he wants you to wear this vegan grained leather tote all season. The best part? It has an exterior pocket to store your phone, keys, credit card, and ID when you don’t want to rummage through your bag.
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