Leafy Souls' Vegan Blog

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Vegan Boots and Shoes 2019 - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Vegan Boots and Shoes 2019

by Olympias Moran 1 Comment

Veganism is not just about food. Vegans think about how they consume products in general including clothing, home goods and accessories. Vegans want to know how everything is made and produced so that they can buy in the most ethical way they can. But it is not always easy to find out the processes or to ensure that companies are being honest and transparent.
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How your body reacts to Veganism - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

How Your Body Reacts to Veganism

by Olympias Moran

More energy, less congestion, better skin, and higher libido are only some of the positive reasons for a vegan diet.
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Is Fake Meat the Answer? - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Is Fake Meat the Answer?

by Olympias Moran

Burgers, ribs, fried chicken, and pork rolls are all staples of the western diet. However, the world’s growing consumption of meat has taken a huge toll on the biodiversity of animals and the environment as a whole.
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How Capitalism helps Veganism - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

How Capitalism Helps Veganism

by Olympias Moran

Money talks, and how we spend our money as consumers have an impact on the economy and the market. Veganism is on the rise because companies are selling short supply ti the high demand for a high rate.
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What Do People Have Against Vegans? - Leafy souls Vegan Blog

What Do People Have Against Vegans?

by Olympias Moran

Veganism has had its fair share of struggles of the centuries and there is still progress to make. It is true that veganism growing faster and faster, yet the public still has negative relations with hard-core vegans. Why is it?
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Matt And Nat New Collection - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Matt And Nat New Collection

by Olympias Moran

Matt & Nat is a sustainable vegan leather brand the has a large seasonal collection of seriously stylish pieces. Matt & Nat is a Canadian brand with a simple motto: live beautifully.
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Vegan Fashion for Men - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Vegan Fashion for Men

by Olympias Moran

It is true that the fashion industry is more geared towards females, but times are changing. Men are back in the limelight and vegan fashion brands are popping up to meet the demand. Here is a list of brands for men to keep an eye on!
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Taylor Swift and Stella McCartney Team Up - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Taylor Swift and Stella McCartney Team Up

by Olympias Moran

Taylor Swift and Stella Mccartney are teaming up for a new vegan fashion line and the lookbook is out! Taylor, who has been seen in a few Stella Mccartney pieces, decided to dip into fashion and work on this collection as a build-up to her new album release.
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Celebrity Vegan Fashion - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Celebrity Vegan Fashion

by Olympias Moran

At the 2018 Met Gala, Cyrus chose to wear Stella McCartney, one of the pioneers in vegan and sustainable fashion. In an interview with Vogue, Cyrus called for the fashion industry to make the change, as fabulous fashion doesn't have to mean torture.
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Mena Suvari Vegan Fashion - leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Mena Suvari Vegan Fashion

by Olympias Moran

Mena Suvari, the actress known for both “American Woman” and “American Beauty,” was in the front row at last week’s first Vegan Fashion Week at the California Market Center, wearing a black textured patent-something cap with matching jacket and pants by Enda, along with “leather” shoes by a brand that bore the label Cult of Coquette.
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Vegan Fashion Show UK - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Vegan Fashion Show UK

by Olympias Moran

There are now over half a million vegans living in Britain – it’s one of the fastest-growing movements for people seeking to embrace a more ethical, environmentally friendly way of life. It informs how we consume every day and the question of choice is now helping to drive fabric development and innovation within the fashion industry.
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Vegan Fashion Week - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Vegan Fashion Week

by Olympias Moran

After the global success of the first edition in February, Vegan Fashion Week returned to Los Angeles from October 10-15. Vegan Fashion Week has proven to be a historic event and is the leading ethical fashion movement in the world. 
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High End Vegan Fashion - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

High End Vegan Fashion

by Olympias Moran

The more people go vegan, the more fashion is changing and the elite are going organic. And for those who want to skip recycled fashion altogether, there are high-end brands that paving the way forward to a more sustainable fashion future.
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Vampire Bite Vegan Cupcake - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog

Vegan Vampire Cupcakes

by Olympias Moran

Halloween can be a more difficult holiday than others if you’re vegan. All around us, there’s milk chocolate, caramel, and other non-vegan treats. But you can prepare yourself with tasty treats made at home!
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Chocolate Halloween Vegan Treats - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Chocolate Halloween Vegan Treats

by Olympias Moran

A snack bar is a perfect choice when you need that extra boost of energy - whether you're out for a trek, losing focus at work or just on the go all day. This Halloween, shop for the best ones so that your trick or treaters won’t even notice that they are eating healthy food!
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Recycled Halloween Decorations -Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Recycled Halloween Decorations

by Olympias Moran

We all love Halloween decorations, but we don't always love their price tag. That's where ideas for recycling projects come in.
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Vegan Halloween Products - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Vegan Halloween Products

by Olympias Moran

Much of the Halloween candy that gets handed out to trick-or-treaters contains milk products or gelatin. The root of the problem is the chocolate that goes into mass-market Halloween candy is never the premium stuff.
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fast Fashion Vegan - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Fast Fashion Vegan

by Olympias Moran

Recycling fabrics is a popular production method to bring out the newest in fast fashion. Brands such as H&M and ZARA are meeting the public’s expectations - perfect for those who want to get a couple of pieces for their buck. 
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How to Make Vegan Parmesan - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

How To Make Vegan Parmesan

by Olympias Moran

Vegan parmesan may not be the same as the real thing, but it still tastes good! So simple and quick to make, this vegan cheese can be used on a pasta or lasagna dish. 
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Food Garden: Cucumber - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Food Garden: Cucumber

by Olympias Moran

Cucumbers can be started indoors from seed, either purchased or saved and harvested from previous plants, in peat pots or small flats and transplanted to the garden a couple of weeks thereafter but only when all danger of frost has passed. Before you move them to the garden, however, harden the plants off in a protected location to lessen any stress that may occur during transplanting. During cool periods, cucumbers can be covered with plant protectors as well.
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Food Garden: Tomatoes - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Food Garden: Tomatoes

by Olympias Moran

Growing tomatoes is simple, fun and rewarding. With just a little bit of care, you can grow ripe tomatoes with flavors miles apart from what's available in the supermarket. 
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Food Garden: Lettuce - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Food Garden: Lettuce

by Olympias Moran

Lettuce is a cool-season crop and is best grown in either spring or fall when temperatures do not go to extremes. However, even though lettuce likes to grow during cool, damp days, lettuce seed germinates best in temperature around 70 degrees F. 
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Food Garden: Radishes - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Food Garden: Radishes

by Olympias Moran

Radishes are a cool-season vegetable that can mature very quickly. The small, round varieties will get woody if grown in hot temperatures.
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Food Garden: Peas - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Food Garden: Peas

by Olympias Moran

Green Peas thrive in cool weather and young plants will tolerate light frosts. Once germinated, green peas adapt well to the cold, damp climate of early spring.
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Vegan Activist 5: Doing more harm than good? - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Extreme Vegan Activists: Doing More Harm Than Good?

by Olympias Moran

Veganism has long been considered a worthy ethical lifestyle choice, and many believe it has finally entered the mainstream. But are extreme anti-meat tactics doing more harm than good?
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Vegan Activist 4: Woody Harrelson - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Vegan Activist 4: Woody Harrelson

by Sara Phillipps

Over 30 years, Woody Harrelson has lived a vegan lifestyle. Learn about his achievements and allow his vision fuel your personal vegan journey.
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Vegan Activist 3: Joaquin Phoenix - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Joaquin Phoenix: Vegan Activist

by Olympias Moran

Joaquin Phoenix is arguably one of the most important figures in film. Starring in movies like Her and Walk The Line (and working as a producer on dozens more), Phoenix has earned himself a Grammy and a Golden Globe.
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Vegan Activist 2: Melbourne - Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Posts

Vegan Activist 2: Melbourne

by Olympias Moran

Veganism is on the rise in Australia - a country where a large portion of the economy is funded by meat production. No other rural industry impacts more of Australia than the beef industry.
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Vegan Poke Bowl Recipe

Vegan Poke Bowl Recipe

by Olympias Moran

Poke bowls are becoming more and more popular as small eateries and delivery services pop up. And who wouldn’t love them?
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Food Garden: Carrots

Food Garden: Carrots

by Olympias Moran

Carrots are packed full of healthy vitamins and minerals, including beta-carotene, an antioxidant that produces Vitamin A and is linked to improved lung health, cognitive ability, and can help to reduce macular degeneration, an age-related disease that causes a loss of vision. So, carrots really are an amazing vegetable that gives you a healthy boost for a vegan diet!
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Food Garden: Herbs

Food Garden: Herbs

by Olympias Moran

Adding pops of flavour to your food is all about using fresh herbs. And what better way to add fresh flavour to dishes (and save money) than with your own herb garden?
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Food Garden: Potatoes

Food Garden: Potatoes

by Olympias Moran

Potatoes are one of the most satisfying vegetables to grow. They are a filling vegetable and can be used as a side dish at any time.
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Food Garden: Garlic

Food Garden: Garlic

by Olympias Moran

Garlic isn’t hard to grow. Growing garlic plants is almost ridiculously easy. It has a few important requirements that are easily met: decent soil, adequate moisture, and, of course, planting and harvesting at the right time.
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FOOD GARDEN: ONIONS

Food Garden: Onions

by Olympias Moran

Onions are a must-grow vegetable. To start, onions are very easy to grow and, properly prepared, bulbs will store reliably for up to six months.
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Vegan Cheese Tips

Vegan Cheese Tips

by Olympias Moran

In western cultures, one of the hardest foods to transition away from is cheese. Those who are vegan by choice love cheese and it usually takes them a while before they can remove it from their diets.
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Veganism in 2019

Veganism in 2019

by Olympias Moran

According to the economist, for the past half-century, veganism has been a minority within a minority. In America in 2015, according to one survey, 3.4% of the population were vegetarian and just 0.4% were vegan.
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Rome: Vegan Food Brands

Rome: Vegan Food Brands

by Olympias Moran

This is the first and only vegan grocery store, yep entirely vegan, in all of Italy. The place has a lovely selection of sweet and savory snacks, all types of meat substitutes, breakfast foods, non-dairy cheese,
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AMSTERDAM: VEGAN FOOD BRANDS

Amsterdam: Vegan Food Brands

by Olympias Moran

Amsterdam has a few grocery stores that come to mind when one considers shopping in this innovative city. Although veganism is still growing in this country, there are a few brands of food that are vegan
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What Makes Luxury Bag Special?

What Makes Luxury Bag Special?

by Olympias Moran

Men have watches and cars - women have handbags. For fashion fiends everywhere the brand name handbag is the status equivalent of a Rolex timepiece or the Italian Ferrari.
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VEGANISM BENEFITS

Veganism Benefits

by Olympias Moran 3 Comments

Not long ago, telling people you were vegan would’ve elicited a unilaterally hostile response. There would’ve been gasps and sighs and maybe even condolences offered, as you mourned the death of your bordering-on-obsessive halloumi habit.
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Veganism: myths and facts

Veganism: Myths and Facts

by Olympias Moran

In a world where meat-eating is the norm and not the exception, there are vegan myths and misconceptions that abound regarding the vegan choices that we elect to make. From answering supposedly hilarious questions such as “Do you live on apples and twigs?
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VIETNAMESE: VEGAN MEALS

Vietnamese: Vegan Meals

by Olympias Moran

Vietnamese food is distinct and unforgettable. The cuisine relies on a balance of salty, sweet, sour and hot flavours, achieved through the use of nuoc mam, a fermented fish sauce, cane sugar, the juice of citrus fruit or tamarind and chili peppers.
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ORGANIC HEMP: VEGAN FABRICS

Organic Hemp: Vegan Fabrics

by Sara Phillipps

The revolution has arrived. Organic hemp has retaken its place on the mantle of vegan fabrics we can source. Learn more about this sustainable miracle plant inside.
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Organic Cotton: Vegan Fabrics

Organic Cotton: Vegan Fabrics

by Sara Phillipps

Cotton is supposed to be the fabric of our lives, but is it vegan? What is the real difference in organic cotton and traditional cotton when it comes to vegan fashion? Learn this and much more inside...
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Italy: best vegan retail

Italy: Best Vegan Retail

by Olympias Moran

Italy is the country for fashion. And if you start to see vegan retail stores opening up in Rome, then you know the market is changing. Here are two retail stores that are making their mark in the city
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Ireland: Best Vegan Retail

Ireland: Best Vegan Retail

by Olympias Moran

Ireland is a little behind countries in Europe in terms of going vegan, but this is changing. The island that has lived so much of animal products is slowly moving towards veganism.
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FRANCE: BEST VEGAN RETAIL

France: Best Vegan Retail

by Olympias Moran

According to a recent study published by the French research institute Xerfi, the vegetarian and vegan market in France grew by 24% last year. The study showed that retail and supermarket chains had a total turnover of 380 million euros in this segment.
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Ethiopia: Vegan Meals

Ethiopia: Vegan Meals

by Olympias Moran

From tangy flatbreads to thick curries and refreshing salads, Ethiopian food is one of the most flavorful cuisines on the planet. By using our quick guide to this African delicacy, you’ll be introduced to a new culinary world without having to travel halfway across the globe.

 

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Cork: vegan fabrics

Cork: Vegan Fabrics

by Olympias Moran

Sustainability has been a hot topic for a good few years now and designers are increasingly looking for materials that have a lesser impact on the environment. Materials that are recycled, recyclable, or come from renewable sources are gaining in popularity and really starting to make their mark in design and architecture.
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best vegan shoes

Best Vegan Shoes

by Olympias Moran

Be it in the name of the environment, fears about animal cruelty, health reasons or a mix of all three, more and more people are eliminating animal products from their diet and lifestyle.
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Sizing Guide

In this guide you can see the detailed sizing charts to all our products

Unisex Tshirts

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Width, in 19 21 23 25 27 29 31 33
Length, in 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
Sleeve length, in 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11

 

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Width, cm 47 52.1 57.2 62.2 67.3 72.4 77.5 82.6
Length, cm 72.4 74.9 77.5 80 82.6 85.1 87.6 90.2
Sleeve length, cm 18.4 19.7 20.9 22.2 23.5 24.8 26 27.3

 

Women's Tees:

S M L XL 2XL
Width, in 17 18 19 20 22
Length, in 26 26 27 28 28
Sleeve length, in 7 8 8 8 8

 

 

S M L XL 2XL
Width, cm 41.2 43.8 46.3 50.2 54
Length, cm 64.4 66 67.6 69.2 70.8
Sleeve length, cm 17.3 17.9 18.5 19.1 19.7

 

Hoodies:

  

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Sleeve length, in 25 25 25 25 25 25 27 27
Length, in 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Width, in 20 23 24 26 28 30 33 34

 

S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL 5XL
Sleeve length, cm 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 67.9 67.9
Length, cm 68.5 71.1 73.6 76.2 78.7 81.2 83.8 86.3
Width, cm 50.8 55.9 60.9 66 71.1 76.2 81.3 86.3