Most of us are animal lovers, yet we still live in a world where leathers and fur are glamorized and highly coveted. As a fashion-obsessed 20-something, I have fallen victim to these fashion fails, but no longer.
After seeking out ways to buy cruelty-free luxury goods, I’ve armed myself with the five most helpful tips that I use every time I go online with the intention to buy. Here are my secrets to make your cruelty-free shopping experience, fun, luxurious and accessible.
1. Use buzzwords.
Vegan, faux, cruelty-free, and pleather. These are four buzzwords that I type into the search bar when I’m shopping online. You'll be surprised at how easy the this makes your shopping experience and how many cruelty-free options your favorite retailers carry.
Buzzwords are also important because the retailer’s marketing team is constantly tracking what you’re searching. So, the more you search for a specialized product with the search terms listed above, the more the company will supply for your demand.
2. Keep a list of retailers that you like.
I have a list of large retailers, and smaller online boutiques that I constantly track for sales and new must-have cruelty-free products.
Here’s a list of some of the retailers that I keep on my radar: