No Wool, No Leather, No Problem: The Only Autumn Vegan Style Guide You Need

 

Autumn: the magical time of falling leaves, vegan pumpkin spice lattes, Halloween…and the reassuring comfort of autumnal fashion. Rich hues, cosy textures and an array of accessories are just a few of the reasons why we are excited about leaving the warmer months behind and heading towards the chill.

During the last few years, vegan-friendly cold-weather fashion has gotten even more exciting: brands like HoodLamb are offering quilted jackets free from down as well as fur, faux fur brand Jakke is proudly announcing that their knitwear is Free From Wool, and brands like Alexandra K are making bags out of apple leather. Plainly put, the new season of vegan fashion is as enticing as a bucket full of gelatin-free Halloween candy. So grab a pumpkin spice latte and join us in perusing some of the most gorgeous autumnal fashion that this vibrant season has to offer.

 

Casual Chic

The perfect look for days when you want a relaxed yet on-point outfit, balance the whimsical elegance of this striped dress with the elegance of the burgundy Matt and Nat backpack and finish the look with vegan sneakers from Veja.

 

 

Parka in hemp and organic cotton, with recycled-polyester faux fur collar and EcoDown duck-free vegan insulation, HoodLamb

Dress in organic cotton with a striped pattern, Thought

Sneakers in organic cotton and rubber, Veja

Backpack with a recycled nylon lining, Matt and Nat

 

Autumnal Allure

A statement coat effortlessly accessorised with a bucket back and the timeless design that is ankle boots. What’s missing? A hint of spice, provided by the wool-free knit from People Tree.

 

 

Coat in faux fur with a striped pattern, Jakke

Knit in organic cotton, People Tree

Bucket bag in faux leather, The Lovely Things

Ankle boots in faux leather with Ecostone heel, Bourgeois Boheme

Skinny jeans in organic cotton and post-consumer recycled cotton, Mud Jeans

 

 

Edgy Elegance

Velvet meets (apple) leather in this it’s-cold-but-we-don’t-care outfit that teams the sheer appeal of the Delikate Rayne blouse with some skinny jeans and adds a pop of colour with the burgundy Beyond Skin Chelsea boots.

 

 

 

Blouse in silk-free vegan chiffon with vegan leather details, Delikate Rayne

Sateen jeans in organic cotton, Monkee Genes

Coat in quilted velvet, Anthropologie

Chelsea boots in recycled PU vegan leather, Beyond Skin

Handbag in apple leather, Alexandra K

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Header photo by Clem Onojeghuo. Collage photos by Alexandru Zdrobau, Leighann Renee and Dimitry Ilkevich, all via Unsplash. Collages compiled by Emilee Seymour

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Sascha Camilli

Founder and Editor

A passionate changemaker, Sascha Camilli is the founder and editor-in-chief of Vilda Magazine. Born in Moscow and raised in Stockholm, she has also lived in Los Angeles, London, Milan and Florence, before landing in her current hometown of Brighton, UK. She was chosen as one of Vegan Good Life Magazine's Vegan Business Influencers of 2015 and nominated for Best Vegan Entrepreneur by Unicorn Goods Best of Vegan Awards 2017. She is also a Huffington Post blogger, a fashion writer for Plant-Based News, and a speaker at events such as VegFest and VegoVision Sweden. Her first book, a vegan fashion guide, is coming out in 2019.

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