At the forefront of ethical fashion design, Montreal-based Matt & Nat's blend of beautiful design and eco-friendly values has made this line a premier player in the vegan luxury-accessories market. Each collection draws influence from modern art and architecture and combines classic silhouettes, understated colors, and innovative materials to create the brand's signature look. The everyday accessories that result may be void of animal by-products, but they’re rich enough in style to make you forget about their provenance.
Feel like you carry the entire world in your bag? Then choose an eco-friendly purse in honor of Earth Day, such as Matt & Nat’s chic handbags with linings made from recycled plastic water bottles. Or go for a 100% organic cotton tote from Maptote or Loomstate, which has created a special bag just for Gilt. Looking for shoes to complete the environmentally friendly look? You’ll love these Simple Shoes crafted from recycled and sustainable materials.
More than 50 brands from under $50? We’d say there’s no time like the present to revamp your wardrobe with handbags, boots and jewelry for the New Year. Find cross-body bags from Alexis Hudson, rain boots from Hunter and studded leather cuffs from Nicole Apostoli for Presh. Plus, platform shoes and peep-toe pumps from DKNY and Kathryn Amberleigh, and fab finds from Grace Chan, Lorelei, AV Max and oh so much more!
Founded in 1996, the Montreal-based line, MATT & NAT, is the premier vegan luxury accessories brand around. Style-conscious and design-centric, each collection draws influence from modern art and architecture and blends MATT & NAT signature bold colors, edgy silhouettes, heavy hardware and innovative materials to create everyday accessories void of animal by-products yet rich in style. Frequently featured in the glossy editorial pages of Elle, Marie Claire and O Magazine, and available at department stores ranging from Bloomingdale’s to Neiman Marcus, this eco-friendly collection—that is the perfect balance of ethics and beauty--can now be found at Gilt Groupe. Gilt Groupe is a green company proud and delighted to feature a brand at the forefront of ethical fashion and organic clothing. <a href=" http://www.gilt.com/blog/2009/04/21/709-matt-nat-eco-handbags"> Read more about MATT + NAT eco-friendly fashion>></a>