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Watch Out for These Stylish Cruelty-Free & Vegan Watches

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A round-up of the very best and stylish vegan watches, all made without harming any animals!

Most straps are made using leather derived from animal skin but the makers of these cruelty-free and vegan-friendly watches know that animals deserve better than to be worn as accessories on our wrists, so they’ve created some of the most breathtakingly stylish yet functional timepieces using a variety of vegan materials!

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Votch Watch – 100% Vegan

Price: USD$160 – $200

This cruelty-free and vegan watch brand is taking over the world, one stylish watch at a time! Votch‘s mission is simple, to do better and to create a product that inflicts no harm to animals and as little to the environment as possible!

Votch watches are made using a cotton woven microfibre with PU and their latest collection of watches are made from a blend of TPE, polyester, and cotton. Votch also has a line of straps made using pineapple leaf fibres, Piñatex!

TIVC : Time IV Change – 100% Vegan

Price: USD$150 – $170

This cleverly named watch brand was created by two people with a passion for positive change and it shows with their handcrafted cruelty-free and vegan classic-style watches. TIVC watches are made from materials that are animal-free and have minimal impact on the environment!

TIVC‘s eco suede bands are “made in Italy and it’s production process is similar to that used for paper recycling, in which no harmful chemical substances are used. The recycled polyester contained in the eco suede material derives from polyester fibres (T-shirts, fibres, etc.) and PET (bottles, plastic, etc.)” and they also have a Piñatex range of timepieces made from pineapple leaf fibres!

Hurtig Lane – 100% Vegan

Price: USD$90 – $120

Hurtig Lane is on a mission to prove fashion and style never need to be compromised in order to the protect the rights of animals and they’re doing just that with their 100% vegan friendly watches.

Hurtig Lane cruelty-free watches are made using stainless steal, nylon, or synthetic vegan leather.


Aubry Watches – 100% Vegan

Price: USD$100 – $120

Aubry‘s mission is to create beautifully simple watches that can be worn and loved every day! These modern and stylish watches were created on the foundation of mindful, modern and sustainable design!

Aubry‘s “vegan leather watch straps are made using carefully-curated, premium polyurethane (PU), which is kinder to the environment than other leather alternatives, and most importantly 100% vegan and cruelty free. We use no animal glues or dyes, our products are nickel-free and are ROHS and REACH compliant.”

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LIAN & MÉZ – 100% Vegan

LIAN & MÉZ believes sustainability can not be measured, it has to be worn and they’ve proven that with their modern, elegant, and thoughtful collection of 100% vegan watches.

All of LIAN & MÉZ’s straps are “handmade in Germany from the innovative material called Piñatex™. Made from pineapple leaf fibres, Piñatex embraces advanced technologies to create a totally sustainable, high-performance, natural textile. Piñatex fibres are the by-product of the pineapple harvest and no extra land, water, fertilizers or pesticides are required to produce them. Originally developed in Philippines today Piñatex production provides new additional income for farmers while creating new industry for pineapple growing countries.”

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CPTN Watches – 100% Vegan

Price: USD$75 (Use promo code: “ETHICALELEPHANT” to receive 10% off your order!)

Make a bold and unique statement with one of CPTN’s limited edition watches that are free from animal cruelty and do not contain any animal products. Each of their watches from this series features an ultra minimalist and modern style with a form fitting band made from vegan leather that will look great on any wrist!

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Instrmnt – Selection of Vegan Options

Vegan watches are USD$240

Although not all of Instrmnt minimalist watches are vegan, their beautiful K-series watches feature an Italian vegan rubber strap. Currently there are 3 color selections to choose from in the K-series: light-grey, mid-grey, and black.

Olivia Burton – Selection of Vegan Options

Vegan watches are USD$95 – $185

Not all of Olivia Burton watches are vegan-friendly however there is a growing selection of Olivia Burton watches that features a vegan synthetic leather strap. There are lots of styles to choose from in their vegan-friendly collection, including their classics, vintage-inspired, hand drawn floral print, Olivia Burton’s signature florals,  and more!

Olivia Burton also recently released their first ever environmentally friendly strap made from 100% recycled materials.

Which of these vegan watches are your faves?

 

5 Responses
  • Em
    November 20, 2017

    Thanks for all the suggestions! Have you tried any yourself? I would love some reviews on the products.

    • Vicky Ly
      November 20, 2017

      I recently got my hands on the CPTN vegan watch and I have a full review of one of their watches which you can read here: http://ethicalelephant.com/cptn-watches/

      I wish I could try some more! but my bank account wouldn’t be happy about that! =( Keep checking back to see if I get my hands on any more to try, as I will always give my honest review!

      • Briana
        December 7, 2017

        Hi there! Do you happen to know what CPTN’s vegan leather is made of? A lot of vegan leather is made of various polyurethanes. I am looking for something both eco- and wallet-conscious. Some vegan leathers are cork or kelp-based though. Is this one of them?

        • Vicky Ly
          December 7, 2017

          Hey Briana,
          I’m not sure what the exact materials the CPTN vegan watch straps are made out of but it’s some sort of polyurethane.

          For more eco-friendly watch straps..

          VOTCH (USD$228) – has a pineapple leather vegan strap but those watches start at $228, they also claim that their VEGAN LEATHER “strap materials are free from PVC, heavy metals, flame retardants and have no added antimicrobial chemicals. They are produced with low VOC emissions and also incorporate recycled and renewable content.”

          AUBRY WATCHES (USD$119) – they have a collection of MESH watch straps which are made out of stainless steel https://www.aubrywatches.com/collections/classic-mesh (If interested, use code: ‘ethicalelephant’ to receive a free watch strap with purchase)

          TIVC (USD$130) – they have straps made out of pineapple leather as well and also a collection of ECO-SUEDE bands that they claim “it’s production process is similar to that used for paper recycling, in which no harmful chemical substances are used. The recycled polyester contained in the eco suede material derives from polyester fibres (T-shirts, fibres, etc.) and PET (bottles, plastic, etc.)”

          and TIVC also claims their VEGAN LEATHER watch straps are “made up of different microfibre bundles as well as raw and recycled materials. They are eco friendly towards the environment as well as the people who create the leather. There are also no nasty chemicals involved in the process of manufacturing our band”

          • Briana
            December 7, 2017

            Thanks so much for the info!

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