Vaute Couture

7 Cruelty-Free Down Alternatives to Cocoon Yourself In This Winter

MAMMOTH OUTERWEAR The vegan’s answer to Canada Goose, Mammoth Outewear uses synthetic PrimaLoft Gold Insulation to mimic the packability, warmth, and softness of goose down. The…

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36 Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2016

ECO-FASHION ORACLES 1. Marie-Claire Daveu (Kering) 2. Simone Cipriani (Ethical Fashion Initiative) 3. Livia Firth (Eco-Age, Green Carpet Challenge) 4. Lewis Perkins (Cradle to Cradle…

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Is Vegan Wool Fashion's Next Big Thing?

This winter, stay toasty with cruelty-free wool jackets by New York designer Vaute. The brainchild of Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart, the Vaute winter coat line features plush vegan fabrics…

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Vaute's "Chinese Zodiac" Tees Bring Out Your Inner Animal

Photos by Jessica-Joan Causing Vaute wants to bring out your inner animal. The vegan-friendly brand has teamed up with illustrator Mia Mandela to create a series of tees, tanks, and…

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11 Eco-Friendly Winter Coats to Fend Off the Deep Freeze

BUNDLE UP Clad in weather-resistant recycled polyester, Nau’s pullover-style “Allee” features 650-fill goose down, a drawcord funnel neck, and two front hand pockets…

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PETA is Sending the Duchess of Cambridge an Eco-Chic Birthday Gift

Photo by Shaun Jeffers/Shutterstock People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is giving Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (née Kate Middleton) a birthday present, with an ethical…

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39 Eco-Fashion Predictions for 2015

ECO-FASHION ORACLES 1. Marie-Claire Daveu (Kering) 2. Simone Cipriani (Ethical Fashion Initiative) 3. Lewis Perkins (Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute) 4. Livia Firth…

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For Ethical Fashion, Global Issues Present Opportunities, Not Hurdles

On a crisp November evening in New York City, some of the sharpest voices in sustainable fashion faced off with an unlikely audience: bankers. Featuring an inspiring group of women,…

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LAST CHANCE: Win a 3-Month Subscription to Vaute's Vegan T-shirt Club (Worth $192!)

Love receiving surprises in the mail? Vaute wants to send them. We’ve hooked up with Brooklyn’s preeminent vegan apparel brand to give away one three-month membership to its…

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7 Eco-Friendly Raincoats to Weather April Showers

CAPED CRUSADER Designed by the Providence-based company that bears the same name, Cleverhood is a high-performance rain cape manufactured in the Northeast from waterproof yet breathable…

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Vaute, Farm Sanctuary Host "Fashion Loves Animals" Vegan Runway Show

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre VAUTE Couture made yet another appearance at Fashion Loves Animals to celebrate and raise awareness about the benefits of vegan fashion. The fashion…

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Vegan "It" Designer Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart Goes Beyond Faux Fur, Leather

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart debuted the first all-eco, all-vegan collection at New York Fashion Week to critical acclaim. We caught up with the…

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Vaute's Vegan Fall 2013 Collection Goes to the Dogs at NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre Vegan diets are all the craze but vegan fashion is a term that is gaining traction as the likes of Vaute begin to hit the runway. The emerging label…

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Alicia Silverstone Urges Holiday Shoppers to Go Down-Free for the Birds

Alicia Silverstone isn’t down with down. The actress-turned-vegan-lifestyle-guru and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are putting up a united front to urge holiday…

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Vaute Couture's Vegan Coats Combine Elegance, Whimsy for Fall 2012

VOTE VEGAN Constructed in New York City, where Hilgart is now based, the critter-friendly toppers are as warm as they are “super crazy soft,” according to the designer.…

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T.H.R.E.A.D.S. Brings Eco-Fashion to New York City's Green Festival

ARTISTS AND REVOLUTIONARIES Brooklyn-based Artists and Revolutionaries sent out a series of loose-fitting, neutral-toned garments. Distinguished by the use of repurposed leather,…

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Win a Vegan Peacoat and Earmuff Set From Vaute Couture (Worth $458!)

Extreme temperatures call for extreme measures, but you don’t need to pull a Nanook of the North to jam with Old Man Winter. We’re hooking up one lucky U.S. reader with the…

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NYC EVENT: Vaute Couture Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Come try on coats, tees, knits, jewelry all for take home on the spot, including sold-out styles you can’t find online. Or just come to say hi and see the new headquarters…

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