Last year, top luxury fashion designer Tom Ford revealed he was adopting a vegan diet for health reasons.
Last February, he announced he was cutting back on the use of fur and leather in his collections, limiting his use of animal-based fabrics to byproducts of the meat industry. Because of this ,most of the luxury designer’s products cannot yet be labeled vegan, but the label does offer a handful of cruelty-free, vegan options.
See below for a list of seven of the top vegan-friendly buys from Tom Ford.
7 of the Best Vegan Items to Buy From Luxury Designer Tom Ford
1. Crocodile Print Off-Shoulder Top
Don’t let the pattern fool you, this crocodile top is actually vegan. Tom Ford launched the cruelty-free viscose fabric at New York Fashion Week in September. He also launched a jacket and a belt in the material, which the Los Angeles Times said was a look “worthy of Wonder Woman.”
For a closer look at this off this shoulder top, see here.
2. Cotton Briefs
If you’re looking for a comfortable cruelty-free pair of basic cotton briefs, Tom Ford has the answer. These come in nine different colors, all with the signature Tom Ford jacquard logo.
See here to purchase.
3. Snake Printed Tailored Pants
These cotton slim fit snake printed pants are perfect for when you’re looking to make a statement, be it in the office, on a date, or on a night out with friends.
For a closer look, see here.
4. Velvet Flared Pants
Nothing makes a statement quite like a pair of velvet jaguar flared pants. And luckily, Tom Ford offers a pair (which are currently on sale)! Wear these out to dinner, to a party, or smarten them up with a red blazer for the office.
See here for a closer look.
5. The Side Tie Top
This super chic side-tie top, which can be worn off the shoulder or straight, is perfect with heels for a dinner party or a night out on the town. Alternatively, you could dress down with a pair of jeans for an everyday casual look.
See here to purchase.
This one is all down to each individual consumer. Some of the brand’s perfumes – like Oud Wood – seem not to include animal-derived ingredients. But according to Ethical Elephant, Tom Ford Beauty is owned by Estée Lauder, which tests on animals when required by law.
Tom Ford told the blog, “Tom Ford does not test on animals and we never ask others to do so on our behalf.” It then added, “If a regulatory body demands it for its safety or regulatory assessment, an exception can be made.”
To check out Oud Wood by Tom Ford see here. For a cheaper, 100 percent cruelty-free alternative by Eden Perfumes, see here.
Not all of the Tom Ford accessories are vegan, however, a number of items – like sunglasses, cufflinks, chokers, cuffs, and earrings – are free of animal-based materials.
If you’re looking to splash out on yourself, or someone close to you, on a really special timeless gift, see here to peruse the Tom Ford jewelry collection or the sunglass range here.
Image Credit: Tom Ford
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