Vegan Fashion | A Pop Of Oxblood

How do you style oxblood? it’s a tricky color yet very classy and quite unique as a wardrobe staple. Can you wear it past fall season? I say why not. If you know me, my clothes are 90% black so I break the monotony through my bags or shoes such as this date lunch casual ensemble. I think with a choker long sleeved top loosely tucked in, boyfriend jeans with slit detail, black belt with double o ring, this oxblood duo featuring Alexandra K 1.3 satchel (reviewed here) and vintage-y sneakers from Veja (reviewed here) is effortlessly stylish. A sleek ponytail and hot pink lipstick completes the look, what do you think? (read: how to veganize your wardrobe)

This vegan handbag from Alexandra K is made from silicone. I do have another one (same style) that’s made from apple leather (apple peels). Pretty inventive. And the best part, her bags are made in small batches by artisans all around Poland. You will see in this video that each handbag has a unique serial code with corresponding two-year warranty.

This pair of sneakers from Veja are made from recycled plastic bottles. Again talk about reinventing the fashion scene. These are made from Portugal (read: tips to buying vegan shoes)

You see, vegan fashion has come a long way. Gone are the days of low quality PVC and PU (read: is vegan leather good or bad). With the ever changing and discriminating taste of consumers looking for high quality vegan wardrobe staples, I like the fact that companies like Alexandra K and Veja are upping their game. For reference, Alexandra K is full vegan, Veja has vegan options (read: 5 tips to buying your first designer handbag).

What about you? do you like oxblood the same way I do? how do you wear it? let me know in the comments section below.

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21 Comments

  1. February 11, 2019 / 9:42 am

    Those sneakers are super cute, and I love that they are made from recycled plastic bottles! Vegan fashion really has come such a long way!

  2. February 11, 2019 / 10:01 am

    I didn’t know that apple leather was a thing! Totally makes my day!

  3. February 11, 2019 / 2:18 pm

    I love oxblood! In fact, I was looking at an oxblood vegan tote today. Sadly, it was a bit too large for me. Love your new one!

  4. February 11, 2019 / 3:10 pm

    Those sneakers are cute and I bet comfy

    • thefabzilla
      Author
      February 11, 2019 / 6:30 pm

      Yes they are

  5. February 11, 2019 / 6:16 pm

    It’s so interesting to read what these lovelies are made from. I know you won’t accept anything but the best so it’s great to see the uniqueness of these.

    • thefabzilla
      Author
      February 11, 2019 / 9:59 pm

      you’re right. they are truly unique and well worth it

  6. February 11, 2019 / 6:23 pm

    The sneakers with the bag shade compliment each other so well. You are an amazing stylist.

    • thefabzilla
      Author
      February 11, 2019 / 9:59 pm

      thanks a lot. xo

  7. February 11, 2019 / 9:06 pm

    I love your style, Kath! You always look so effortlessly classy!

    • thefabzilla
      Author
      February 11, 2019 / 9:59 pm

      thanks so much. xo

  8. February 12, 2019 / 12:25 pm

    Your sneakers go perfectly with the bag!!! I love the pops of color!

  9. 25 Sweetpeas
    February 12, 2019 / 6:47 pm

    I like your shirt! Thats cute!

  10. February 13, 2019 / 7:21 am

    I’m a fan of oxblood! Deep reds are gorgeous.

  11. February 13, 2019 / 8:32 am

    It is interesting they are coming up with new materials for imitation leather!

  12. Kristina
    February 13, 2019 / 9:24 am

    I love your style! Those jeans are so cute with the little slit in the front.

  13. Ehmkay Nails
    February 15, 2019 / 6:16 am

    One of my favorite bag companies from forever ago who ended their line came back and now they are vegan! Hayden and Harnett. I meant to tell you! I love this look as well!

    • thefabzilla
      Author
      February 15, 2019 / 9:23 am

      Thanks for the heads up. Will check them out

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