“The misconception is that leather is a by-product of the meat industry" - Vanita Bagri
News and reviews: Hear about the plight of animal charity Nowzad as the staff, cats and dogs try to escape Afghanistan, and find out about the UK cosmetic companies fighting back against animal testing.
The interview: Meet Vanita Bagri, founder of vegan accessories company LaBante London.
She discusses her experiences of the fashion industry and how she set up her business from scratch, her views on whether vegans should wear second-hand leather, and the exciting new ethical and sustainable vegan leathers available now.
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