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12 November 2020
Vegan shoes: the 4 things every gentleman should know
Cruelty free Vegan shoes are not quite the same as fake leather shoes, although they are both made without animal skins. A vegan shoe, however, is made without any animal products whatsoever. It also excludes products which are tested on animals, in the process of making the shoes. This is certainly not always the case with regular fake leather shoes. For example, when you buy vegan shoes you know for sure that even the glue which is used for your shoes is free from any animal ingre...Read more
17 May 2020
Can Leather Be Ethical – and What’s the Alternative?
Article written by A. Ireland, Immaculate Vegan What do celebrities Natalie Portman, Emma Watson and Miley Cyrus have in common? All have been seen wearing items that – to the untrained eye – might look like they're constructed from animal leather, but are actually made using cutting-edge vegan leathers that are beating animal leather on performance, sustainability and fashion creden...Read more
27 February 2020
Van een nicheproduct naar de mainstream met behulp van de crowd. (in Dutch)
Matthijs gaat de schoenenwereld veroveren met zijn herenschoenenmerk Gentleberg. Hij biedt met Gentleberg een vegan variant aan op de nette herenschoen gemaakt van hoogwaardige materialen zonder afbreuk te doen aan de kwaliteit en het ontwerp. Om zijn plannen te realiseren is hij eind vorig jaar een crowdfunding gestart waarmee hij met behulp van precies 100 investeerders €75.000 heeft opgeha...Read more
9 May 2019
Gentleberg launches its first unique shoe collection
Just because you can’t change everything, doesn’t mean you should do nothing. That’s the motto Matthijs Berg, the 27-year old founder of the new shoe label Gentleberg, lives by. When looking for classic, dress shoes to complement a suit he discovered that there were no suitable vegan alternatives available. Therefore, he took matters into his own hands and decided to start his own shoe label, making his vegan lifestyle consistent with his career. Berg has walked the walk and turned to Hyph...Read more
5 May 2019
A big step in the right direction
Shoe label Gentleberg introduces vegan dress shoes for the true gentleman One of the latest trends is a rapid consumer shift towards veganism. If you think this only relates to dieting, you’re wrong. It’s a way of living. And whereas a plant-based lifestyle used to be for the few, this movement is going mainstream. Veganism indicates a philosophy which seeks to exclude all forms of exploitation of animals for food, clothing and any other purpose. In other words, it promotes the d...Read more