Leafy Souls' Vegan Blog

Welcome to our blog! Here you'll find valuable information that will make your vegan journey a lot easier!

Famous Hotel Tapestries-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Famous Hotel Tapestries

by Olympias Moran

Hotels make use of tapestries to transform their public rooms and stairways. Similar to paintings, tapestries can enhance both traditional and contemporary interiors while depicting scenes from the past at the same time. There are a number of hotels that own and showcase famous tapestries. 
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Logic Behind Wearing Socks and Sandals-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

The Logic Behind Wearing Socks with Sandals

by Olympias Moran

Wearing socks and sandals is a general faux-pas, for most. But for those who like to rock the two together, you are not alone. This trend that is found all over the world and among all different classes of people actually dates back to ancient times with the Romans wearing socks with their sandals.
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How Do You Clean Leather Sandals?-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

How Do You Clean Leather Sandals?

by Olympias Moran

The leather fabric is a go-to for shoes. Most women feel that it makes the shoe comfortable, stylish and usually more durable than others. However, as most people know, once you go outside in your sandals they are prone to show: dirt, water stains, and any other marks that cause them to lose that new look.
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Why Backpacks Are So Popular Among Travelers?-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Why Backpacks Are So Popular Among Travelers?

by Olympias Moran

Traveling and backpacks go hand in hand together. Despite the fact the backpacks are pretty heavy to carry, you will rarely see a real traveler with a trolley and wheels.
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Recycled Jeans Bag-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Recycled Jeans Bag

by Olympias Moran 1 Comment

Recycled jean bags are a great way to reuse old denim - a fabric made usually of cotton with a twill weave. Because of this type of weaving, denim is a fabric that is durable;e and can be used for multiple purposes.
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Best Tapestry For Your Living Room-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Best Tapestry For Your Living Room

by Olympias Moran

Modern homemakers are taking their ideas from 16th-century residences. Tapestries are back in fashion. What was once a piece of important furniture in the most elite homes and public spaces, found little use in modern-day homes.
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How To Hang A Tapestry?-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

How To Hang A Tapestry?

by Sara Phillipps 1 Comment

The easiest way how to hang a tapestry wall hanging is to use nails or push pins to secure it to the ceiling. If your wall tapestry fabric is light...
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Redo Your Sandals & Flip Flops: Cool Ideas-Leafy Souls Vegan Blog Post

Redo Your Sandals & Flip Flops: Cool Ideas

by Olympias Moran 3 Comments

Some of you probably have leftover sandals from over the years that you should throw away, but never have because you just love them so much! We hear you. That's why today, we will go over how to recycle, redo and redesign your favorites ready for the summer season 2021!
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Worldwide Plastic Ban

Worldwide Plastic Ban

by Olympias Moran 1 Comment

It’s official - the world is waking up. People are noticing the impact plastic has on our world. Reducing waste by not using a straw, carrying a durable bag with a refillable bottle inside is a needed trend that we should all be on.

And about time too! Everyone loves a clean planet.
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Easy Tips for Sandal Care

Easy Tips for Sandal Care

by Olympias Moran

Spring is early and summer is around the corner! Time to go through your shoe selection and get your sandals ready. But wait - didn’t you wear out your gladiator sandals last season? Do you need to get a new pair?

Finding a good pair of sandals is not so easy.
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The Psychology of Designer Bags

The Psychology of Expensive Designer Bags

by Olympias Moran

The big question: Why do designer handbags capture the hearts and wallets of shoppers?

The modern-day handbag carries many connotations. It can give women a sense of power and security or add a final touch to an outfit. It can be seen as a statement piece representing economic status and taste.
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Why Do Women Love Handbags So Much?

Why Do Women Love Handbags So Much?

by Olympias Moran

Handbags are an extension of women both externally and internally. An item that looks well-cared for, tidy and neat becomes a whole other story when one looks inside.
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How to Make a Paper Bag

How to Make a Paper Bag

by Sara Phillipps

Show off your creative side while saving the planet by making your next gift in a sustainable way. How? With a DIY paper bag of course! Learn more inside...
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CHANGE! WHY WOULD YOU EVER WANT TO GO VEGAN?

CHANGE! WHY WOULD YOU EVER WANT TO GO VEGAN?

by Monica Hewitt 4 Comments

“You will not cook separate meals for this family,” her husband told her defiantly! “You will eat the regular food we buy and not just vegetables and fruits. Just take your medicine like you always have.”

Believe it or not, I actually read that on a vegan based page I follow on Facebook this morning. [...]
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#Veganuary? #Februdairy? #MeatyMarch?

#Veganuary? #Februdairy? #MeatyMarch?

by Monica Hewitt

We are well on our way, sailing through Veganuary.   This is a great movement, there is no doubt.  For those of you taking the challenge, I commend you.  Not only do I hope you make it for the entire month of January; I hope you take the next step and make it not only until the end of the year, but for your lifetime. [...]
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Veganuary 2019

Veganuary 2019

by Monica Hewitt 1 Comment

It’s that time of year again. We’ve all indulged in just a little too much; too many holiday treats, too much red wine, too many rich and savory meats, cheeses, appetizers, and desserts. The typical over doing it in December moves into the usual “get fit quick” mentality of January when everyone is hoping to jump on the bandwagon to better health. [...]
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Accessories for Vintage Looks

Accessories for Vintage Looks

by Lisa Nokoyo 1 Comment

Vintage fashion is timelessly stylish and wearing vintage clothes feels like wearing a piece of history itself. Every item of vintage clothing has a story to tell and it’s almost always an exciting one too.   Vintage accessories are perfect for pretty much anyone. Whether you consider yourself a vintage clothing disciple or you just like to add vintage elements to your outfits every now and then. [...]
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6 Easy Ways (you might not have thought of) to Fill Recommended Daily Nutrition

6 Easy Ways (you might not have thought of) to Fill Recommended Daily Nutrition

by Monica Hewitt 4 Comments

Where do you get your protein?  Aren’t all vegans skinny and weak?  How are you healthy if you only eat salad?

As a healthy long time vegan, I get asked these silly questions all the time, but at the beginning of my forever journey of becoming a vegan, I was worried about [...]

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What Clothing Materials are Vegan?

What Clothing Materials are Vegan?

by Lisa Nokoyo 1 Comment

As a vegan, it’s important to be aware of the types of vegan and cruelty-free materials that are available out there. This makes it easier for you to make informed purchasing choices that are kind to the environment and to the animals.

Here are some of the many vegan and cruelty-free materials that you can choose from. [...]

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8 ways to check if an item is vegan

8 ways to check if an item is vegan

by Sara Phillipps 1 Comment

Is it really vegan? How do you even check? We've compiled 8 ways clever ways to know for sure. You may be surprised to learn...
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Budget gift ideas for music lovers

Budget gift ideas for music lovers

by Lisa Nokoyo

Music is a universal language that we can all relate to. Yet there are certain people, for whom music is so essential that they live, eat and breathe it.
 
If this sounds like someone you know, then you should definitely get them a musically themed gift. [...]

 

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8 amazing vegan models you should know about

8 Amazing Vegan Models You Should Know About

by Sara Phillipps 1 Comment

Feeling doubts about whether or not a vegan lifestyle is for you? If you are needing some inspiration on your vegan journey, look no further than our roundup of 8 of the most amazing vegan models on the planet.
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Vegan Christmas Gift Ideas for your Loved Ones

Vegan Christmas Gift Ideas for your Loved Ones

by Lisa Nokoyo

Vegan Christmas gift shopping is not nearly as difficult as it once was when options were so limited that all you could get were an ill-fitting Christmas sweater or even worse, a leather wallet (cringe!) Nowadays almost everything has been veganised, from the most delectable treats to fashionable apparel for the whole family [...]
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The Benefits of Canvas Material

by Leafy Souls 1 Comment

Most people are familiar with canvas material being used for heavy-duty applications like the construction of sails, marquees, floor cloths and tents. However, this strong and durable fabric can also be utilised to create shoes, handbags, wallets, phone cases and more.
Read on to find out how...
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5 of the Funniest Things I’ve Heard as a Vegan.

by David Hewitt

Doing whatever we can to protect animals, improve human health and to save the environment are three of the main, solemn reasons for people taking up veganism.
So, I think it fair to say that every vegan I’ve ever known has been very serious about their cruelty-free lifestyle.
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5 Questions of Ethics for Vegans to Ponder

5 Questions of Ethics for Vegans to Ponder

by David Hewitt 2 Comments

“So many questions, but can you tell me answers?”
One of the consequences of going vegan is, without really expecting it, you become something akin to a quiz-show contestant. Expect questions on why you haven’t died of malnutrition within 30 days of going vegan, where you get your protein from [...]
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7 Reasons to Feel Wonderful as a Vegan

7 Reasons to Feel Wonderful as a Vegan

by David Hewitt

As a blog writer here on Leafy Souls, I’m always on the look-out for inspiration for my next subject.  Sometimes that can be a far-flung adventure into the likes of say essential amino acids or vegan pioneers over the years.  Yet sometimes, the most obvious subject is the one that [...]

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Be Proud to be a Vegan Pioneer

Be Proud to be a Vegan Pioneer

by David Hewitt

Grace who?
Grace Murray Hopper. Ever heard of her? Maybe? Although possibly not. Well, Grace was a pioneering computer scientist in the 1970s who is credited with the following: “The most dangerous phrase in language is: we’ve always done it this way.”
As vegans viewing an omnivorous world [...]

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A Guide to Vegan Clothing

A Guide to Vegan Clothing

by David Hewitt

It’s All About Your (Vegan) Attitude
Veganism is a whole-life approach. All aspects of one’s life become attuned to veganism and its fundamental rejection of animal cruelty and exploitation.
So it is that as much as one would not expect a vegan to purchase cosmetics knowing that [...]

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Common Nightmares of Veganism - A Parody

Common Nightmares of Veganism - A Parody

by David Hewitt 1 Comment

A Tongue-in-Cheek Look at the Pitfalls of Veganism.
Navigating life is a tricky old thing whichever way you look at it. We make plans, only for reality to get in the way. Health, relationships, jobs, responsibilities, taxes and if you’re really unlucky, you may occasionally fall down an [...]

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The Ultimate Vegan Survival Guide

The Ultimate Vegan Survival Guide

by David Hewitt 4 Comments

For a lifestyle that offers so much, veganism sure does get a lot of adverse publicity. Given that going vegan means a kinder, more compassionate lifestyle, better health and a greener world, it’s wild to think that that adverse publicity even exists – but it does! Ranging from the simply [...]

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Why Animal Lovers Should Be Vegan

by David Hewitt

It’s Friday afternoon and your work colleagues have decided that a bite to eat and a few drinks after work is in order for the evening. A great night out beckons, but first you have to get someone in to babysit the kids at such late notice.
A quick online search gets you a babysitter [...]

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Why It’s Ok If You Can’t Go Vegan Overnight

by David Hewitt 2 Comments

Going vegan is the biggest single positive transformation one can make for the benefit of non-human life, one’s own health and the environment we all share.
Yet with so many advantages, why is it that some struggle to make their vegan transformation overnight?
Twenty Questions [...]

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What Would Happen if Everyone in the World Went Vegan?

by David Hewitt 2 Comments

An entirely vegan world.  Quite the thought, isn’t it?  And I suspect, even among the vegan faithful just settling down to read this, more than one or two of you went “nice idea…never gonna happen though” inside your head. So, it’s at this point that it’s always good to break out a Gandhi quote:[...]

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Veganism in 2018 – The Unstoppable Tidal Wave

Veganism in 2018 – The Unstoppable Tidal Wave

by David Hewitt

Tidal waves are powerful, unrelenting things that are extraordinarily difficult to avoid when they are headed your way.  And never has that been so true than with the vegan tidal wave of 2018 that only continues to show signs of getting bigger and stronger as the year goes on. [...]

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Thrifty Vegan - How to Live Vegan on a Budget

by David Hewitt 2 Comments

For a way of life that offers so much, veganism is unfortunately shrouded in a blanket of myth and misunderstanding.  One of those is the misconception that being vegan is expensive and only for the well off.   Nothing could be further from the truth and here we will look at some of the reasons[...]

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how to explain your vegan diet to a non supportive doctor

How To Explain Your Vegan Diet To A Non-Supportive Doctor

by David Hewitt

For a lifestyle that does so much good, veganism sure is misunderstood by a lot of people.  Watching those brows furrow as you explain that yes, as a vegan, protein wise you do just fine and that life is actually possible to live and enjoy without the necessity of cheese, is always a sight to [...]

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The Importance Of Vegan T-Shirt Activism

by David Hewitt 1 Comment

Being vegan is a bold, brave statement to the world.  In fact, there is no declaration of intent more compelling than that of veganism.  Nothing comes close.  It is a commitment to saving the animals, saving human health and saving the planet. So wearing a vegan statement in a t-shirt is a [...]

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Top Five Vegan Myths Busted

by David Hewitt 3 Comments

It never ceases to amaze how non-vegans, when they hear the word vegan, often-times instantly develop a whole range of skills and expertise that you never knew they had before.
On hearing the “V” word, they’re suddenly cave-men obsessed nutritionists who have a weird obsession with basing [...]

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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