Is vegan fashion actually hurting the environment?

"Producing vegan fashion can be just as harmful to the natural environment as traditional fashion." This is the opening quote from an article published in The Economist about the rise of vegan products in general. Veganism has gained an incredible amount of global support, especially over the past five years as more scientific reports, documentaries, magazines, and celebrities promote plant-based living as the solution to the climate crisis. And while it's true that industrial animal agriculture is wreaking havoc on the planet, there is an equal amount of evidence that veganism and vegan fashion specifically, is not as good as its reputation has led consumers to believe.

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