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Vegan Couture On Oprah

VegNews isn't the only publication smitten with cruelty-free fashion—so is Oprah's website.

Current VegNews covergirl Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart sets the record straight about vegan fashion on Oprah.com. The Vaute Couture founder debunks vegan-fashion myths, including that cruelty-free clothing is too obscure, unfashionable, and expensive to wear. She explains that compassionate consumerism extends beyond food choices, talking about the cruel, painful treatment of animals from whom leather, fur, wool, and down are sourced. The fashion designerwhose collection is worn by the likes of Ginnifer Goodwin, Alicia Silverstone, and Emily Deschanelprovides O readers with tips for going vegan: Start small, read labels, and shop smart.

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