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Spotlight on cork, a luxury eco-fabric that saves forests and makes great purses

Posted by Claire Smith on

  Ever wondered how cork is harvested and processed to make luxury handbags? Check out this fascinating video and learn more... It's part of the Beyond Bags mission to prove that animal-free and eco-friendly doesn't have to mean some tired old cotton tie-dye or jute shopping bag! Cork is an amazingly soft, supple and lightweight material that is water-resistant and stain-resistant and can be fashioned into bags that are individual and unique thanks to each natural cork piece having its own inherent specialness. Beyond Bags is sourcing luxury cork bags from a number of designers, each with their own special twist, but...

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New Pinatex luxury bags in store now!

Posted by Claire Smith on

As more designers start to create bags in this innovative new leather substitute, made from pineapple leaves, Beyond Bags is expanding its range.Beyond Bags selects from the best designed and well made bags available for vegans, and we are thrilled to find more options in Pinatex from new designers in new styles. Beyond Bags now stocks backpacks, totes, bucket bags and a sophisticated clutch that converts to a cross body with an adjustable faux leather strap.For the discerning customer who wants to maintain vegan principles and also protect the environment, Beyond Bags is seeking out lots more leather alternatives made from natural...

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