Esprit’s new collection of women’s sneakers isn’t just vegan-friendly, it’s also endorsed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Available online and at Esprit retailers in more than 40 countries, the faux-leather and canvas kicks feature “PETA-Approved Vegan” hang tags that proclaim in English, French, and German, “This product has been designed to be kind to animals. It is vegan-approved by PETA, meaning that no animal has been involved in the production of this product.”

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“We’d like to thank Esprit for setting a wonderful example of sustainable, ethical fashion for retailers around the world to follow,” wrote the animal-rights group’s U.K. office in a blog post on Thursday. “The leather trade is one of the most damaging industries on the planet, because of its wide-scale abuse and slaughter of animals, the pollution it generates, and the damage it causes to human health.”

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This isn’t the first time Esprit and PETA have linked arms. The apparel brand received the PETA Germany Vegan Fashion Award in 2013 for best women’s shoes. The winning footwear, a storm-blue stiletto pump with a high-gloss pointed toe and top-stitched heel, comprises 100 percent vegan materials, including what the company describes as a “robust pleather.”

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