News — pinatex

Backpacks galore - cruelty-free and eco-friendly !

Posted by Claire Smith on

As the seasons change and we return to school, work or college, we could all do with a good quality and sturdy backpack, but none of us wants to contribute to animals being harmed, or cause damage to the environment.... Let Beyond Bags come to your rescue with its high quality and sturdy backpacks sourced from eco-conscious designers and made from earth-friendly materials, like cork, Pinatex or recycled rubber.  Cork hits the spot by being a natural material that actually supports its own forest ecosystem in Portugal and North Africa. Cork exhibits the amazing properties of being strong and water-resistant,...

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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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Excited to show you our Spring 2017 Collection

Posted by Claire Smith on

Spring is on its way and our 2017 Spring collection celebrates the bright colours of new life in nature. Verdant leafy greens, flame orange, hot pink and daffodil yellows zap a pop of colour into your wardrobe. Cool blues reflect cloudless skies in denim shades and nautical navy. Baby pinks and eggshell blues echo the first breath of creation. Easy to wear neutral beige and warm natural cork complete this cheerful new range. Plus we are adding new styles and colours in innovative pineapple leather! Drop by soon to see the full range of vibrant handbags, purses, saddlebags, clutches, totes and bucket bags....

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Backpacks with style and conscience!

Posted by Claire Smith on

Our ethical stylish backpacks are just made for the environmentally conscious consumer! All are made from vegan materials and each has a special eco-friendly element. Recycled materials, such as industrial felt and microfiber showcase sustainability and re-usability. Smooth lightweight Cork puts fashion in harmony with nature by supporting delicate forest ecosystems. Tough and strong Pinatex (TM) made from the leaves of pineapple plants provides a new source of income for farmers in the developing world whilst imposing no additional load on the land. With Beyond Bags specially selected range of backpacks bags, handbags and purses you can be kind to animals and the natural environment whilst...

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