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Each one of our cruelty-free vegan bags is handcrafted in Italy. They look, feel and perform like leather, but without harming animals or the environment. Thought and compassion are at the heart of every V BY TOWNSLEY creation, with kindness in every stitch.

These are the handbags the fashion set are snapping up to revamp their look this autumn

It's that time of year when the novelty of whimsical dresses and sandals has worn off and the prospect of boots and layering is beyond thrilling - but have you ever considered that the turn of a new season is actually also the perfect excuse to mix up your handbag repertoire?
We could find an excuse to do that anywhere...

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Five terrific tote bags from under-the-radar brands

 The Nicola tote (£370) from V by Townsley is a boon for cyclists. It’s sturdy enough to carry a weighty load of daily paraphernalia and looks sharp while doing so, with a wide detachable strap that can be worn across the body while on a bike. It comes in two shades – wine-red and buttery pecan-tan – of “vegan leather”, a feature that is at the core of the brand founded by London-based sisters-in-law Jo and Georgie Townsley

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When Aesthetics Meets Ethics

The luxury accessories brand V BY TOWNSLEY launches its first collection of cruelty-free vegan bags, produced in Italy. These bags look like leather to the eye or to the touch but without harming any animal species or the environment. The brand’s founders explain their ethical principle by stating that “this material helps us to redefine the experience of cruelty free leather. It is a unique fabric that has been carefully chosen for its combination of strength and durability but also for its aesthetics”. A very smart product that is already part of the wardrobe for many celebs, such as Sienna Miller, Gwyneth Paltrow, Charlize Theron. 

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OnOffice Curates: Sustainable, vegan and recycled work bags

Founded by a sister-in-law duo back in 2018, V by Townsley merges cruelty-free and vegan design with minimalist and timeless aesthetics. Passionate about creating luxury goods with empathy, the firm's collection combines the softness and durability of real leather without using animal derivatives of any kind, but rather, a unique and high-performing Japanese material that promises to redefine the experience of vegan leather.

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4 Ways To Wear Vegan Leather 

Veggie Magazine September 2019
Features Alexandra Tote Bag, £350

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20 Bags to carry you to work and beyond

Durability is essential when on the hunt for a work bag. Our list, then, brings together both sustainable, vegetable tanned leathers and alternative materials like cork and vegan leather. These bags are durable and sustainable to carry you to work and look good doing it. Here are 20 fun and spacious bags that you can take to work and beyond.

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SV Loves...Keep Forever Bags

Launched in the UK earlier this year and already a favourite of actors and influencers like Sienna Miller, Thandie Newton, Gwyneth Paltrow and Fearne Cotton, V By Townsley create beautifully soft vegan leather bags hand-crated in Italy. Starting at £230, these are definitely a luxury buy but will last you a lifetime. 

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The Prairie Trend

V by Townsley create cruelty-free vegan leather bags, all handcrafted in Italy with Japanese materials. The brand’s founders, sisters-in-law Georgie and Jo, are dedicated to sustainability, veganism and fair trade throughout the production process.

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New Obsession: V by Townsley vegan bags!

Vegan' is definitely a buzz word at the moment. Food companies are jumping over themselves to cater for us (yes, I'm vegan), restaurants are launching plant based dish after plant based dish, and now, amazingly, clothes and accessories brands are serving up special non-leather, eco-friendly wardrobe heroes too.

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Vegan leather bags that look as good as they will make you feel

From break out new brands to old favourites, shopping for a new season vegan bag never felt this good.

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Rosanna Falconer's Sustainable London Fashion Week Diary

Rosanna Falconer, digital strategist and co-founder of FashMash, reports on the progression of sustainable fashion at London Fashion Week.

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5 ethical brands to have on your radar in 2019

And yes, ethical is different to sustainable.

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Valentine's day gift guide for him and her!

Welcome back to another gift guide on my channel, today's video is an epic Valentine's Day Gift Guide For HIM and HER where I'm sharing luxury and affordable gifts for him and her.

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34 vegan handbag brands you’ll fall in love with

We've found the best cruelty-free and vegan handbags at different price points. You won't be able to resist. Rather than just round up every single brand that happens to have non-leather options, we've focused on the brands that offer true vegan collections.

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13 best vegan bags

Give your wardrobe a cruelty-free update with one of these stylish carriers




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The best vegan friendly Christmas gifts to buy this year

What looked like a momentary craze is now a massive movement: a study from The Vegan Society shows that 22% of Londoners are currently embracing a plant-based diet and the numbers are going to be much bigger in 2019. Veganism is definitely here to stay.

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15 handbags to totally revamp your winter wardrobe

It's that time of year when the novelty of oversized knits and cosy teddy coats has well and truly worn off but there's still months of layering up to endure, sigh. The answer? A chic new bag.

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