faux leather

anonymous asked:

Do you think vegans who wear faux leather add to the demand for real leather because non-vegans see them wearing that, & they might to buy something similar?

I think that if vegans had to avoid all products which look like animal products then we’d be left with very little to eat, wear or use. While some may mistake your faux leather for cow skin, everyone knows that faux leather exists, and if they speak to you to find out where you got your clothes you’ll be able to tell them. When they’re surprised it isn’t real, that’s an opportunity to show them just how unnecessary these products really are. People seeing the availability and quality of faux animal fabrics can only be a good thing, since we need to make veganism as cheap and accessible as possible to make it more likely that people will want to give it a try.