If the thought of carrying a bag made from a skin of an adorable animal is making you cringe, then a vegan bag option is for you. Now more than ever, fashion is taking the “Go Green” initiative by storm and is offering chic alternatives to leather handbags.
With all the eco-friendly options on the market, think twice about rocking that snake skin bag, and look to these earth-conscious yet just as chic styles instead. An added bonus is that these bags have much lower prices.Wear this slick, roomy, chain-embellished bag, $89.99, that is intriguingly named “On the Brink of Something”, and step into the world of fashionable suspense.
For a versatile bag with geometric stitching, try this Big Buddha Uptown Bag, $90. It is 100% non-leather and 100% on- trend.
For a bag with a wider silhouette and eye-drawing, yet tasteful embellishments, try this Melie Bianco Miley Bag, $99. Not only is it another fantastic non-leather option, but is also one of stylist Rachel Zoe’s top picks for Fall 2010.
Sporty, functional and fun, this Shiraleah Harper Lime Green Vegan Cross Body Bag, $70, is ideal for those on the go, or someone simply looking to add a little color spice through an accessory.
For something with more edge, try this Matt & Nat Scrilla Studded Vegan Leather Tote, $191.25 (from $225). With studded accents and a lining made with recycled water bottles, this bag isn’t only chic but smart as well.