It’s no secret that the fashion industry is a major contributor to climate change. In fact, in April it was reported that the fashion industry’s carbon impact is bigger than the airline industry’s.
In light of this, many environmentally-conscious consumers are looking for other options. They’re looking for brands that offer fashionable styles with minimal environmental effects, without breaking the bank.
Enter Leafii, a start-up that makes leather-like wallets and bags out of leaves. Yes, you read that right — leaves.
“Materials that are abundant, natural and highly regenerative are repurposed into something useful without hiding what they are but rather, showcasing their intricate patterns and natural variations,” their website reads.