It’s no secret that we’re big advocates of cruelty-free fashion, but we also think there’s a lot of money to be made by companies who make clothes without harming animals. Well, who better to ask about that than business mogul and successful fashion entrepreneur Russell Simmons? We recently caught up with the man behind Def Jam Records, Phat Farm, and American Classics (not to mention practicing vegan of 13 years and outspoken animal-rights activist) at the “Healthy Food in Fashion” fall gala and asked him everything from whether he thinks sustainable fashion makes good business sense, to what his new cruelty-free clothing line Argyleculture is all about. Read on to see what he said!