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VEGAN FASHION HITS THE NY Times
Posted By Jill Fehrenbacher On January 14, 2007 @ 1:54 pm In Accessories and Fashion,New York City,sustainable style sundays | 7 Comments
The vegan debate is back! We’ve been covering the vegan fashion tip for awhile now  – hoping to convince more environmentalists to go vegan, and more vegans to go green – and it seems the Times has picked up this concern in a recent article about vegan fashion called Uncruel Beauty > 
The article  is interesting in that it conflates veganism and environmentalism – and in our experience – often these two groups don’t always overlap. In fact, most of the “environmentalists” we know are meat-eaters, which has always seemed a bit odd..
I actually sort of like the fact that the NY Times article  conflates the issues, because, in my opinion, these two issues need more conflating. As the agro-industrial meat industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters, more people (especially environmentalists) need to realize that veganism is not just about animal cruelty or health – but ultimately about our values and the future of our planet.
+ Uncruel Beauty 
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 vegan fashion tip for awhile now: http://inhabitat.com/2006/11/26/stella-mccartney-vegetarian-fashion/
 Uncruel Beauty >: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/11/fashion/11VEGAN.html?ex=1326171600&en=353b47123d0bdcbb&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss
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