How to be a Cruelty Free Ballet Dancer

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A guide to buying vegan ballet shoes, pointe shoes and character shoes Guest blog by Erika Wilkinson, COK Outreach Intern & a vegan ballet dancer Traditionally, ballet shoes and pointe shoes have suede soles. But suede, that soft material, is actually the  underside of the skin of an animal. This means that most ballet shoes are NOT vegan, but don’t …

4 Vegan Fashion Brands That’ll Inspire Your Spring Wardrobe

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Winter is officially over (even if the weather doesn’t feel that way), and that means spring fashion season has begun. If you need some new clothes, it’s time to scour the racks! While some brands continue to use animal ingredients in their designer duds, many are realizing that cruelty just isn’t chic! There are plenty of amazing, animal-friendly fashion label alternatives that cut out the …

February Special: Shop TheVegetarianSite.com & Support Compassion!

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Have you been looking for new leather-free shoes, eco-friendly clothing, or cruelty-free personal care products? Or maybe you’re still thinking about what to get your loved ones for Valentine’s Day (reminder: it’s Sat., Feb 14!)? The popular online all-vegan store TheVegetarianSite.com carries everything you’ll need – from cookbooks or candy bars to shoes or shampoo. You’ll even find a Valentines Day gift …