Vegan in Anguilla

The Caribbean as a whole isn’t an easy place to be vegan, but I wouldn’t say it’s particularly hard either. It’s all about perspective and preparation. If you bring vegan snacks and know that you’re options will be limited there, then you will likely be pleasantly surprised and not disappointed when there’s nothing even remotely vegan on the menu and you’re forced to improvise.

My aunt, uncle, and cousins have been going down to Anguilla …

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Vegan Bags

When most people think of leather, they tend to think of luxury, value, and couture. But for those of us who know how leather is made, we see a leather bag on display in the store as more than just an alluring accessory.

Our consumer culture is not set up in a way that allows for contemplation of matters such as supply chains and how the products that we see in stores got to be …

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Vegan Outerwear

As a vegan, the most difficult fashion challenges are shopping for vegan shoes, outerwear, and accessories – as these are the clothing and accessory categories that are most saturated with animal fur, hide, and feathers.

I faced this conundrum a few months into being vegan, when I realized that almost all of my shoes, bags, or coats were sourced from animals. I had already been feeling overwhelmed about the insidious ubiquity of animal products in …

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