Actress, model and activist Amber Valletta has released a new fashion collection focusing on a series of ethical and eco-responsible accessories. This is in collaboration with the Karl Lagerfeld brand.
The cactus, one of several vegan and sustainable alternatives to animal leather, is at the heart of this collection.
The alternatives to animal and synthetic leather are already numerous and increasing, and the fashion industry seems keen to progressively integrate them into future collections. After mushroom fibers, used by Hermes and Stella McCartney, cactus leather is next.
This is not the first time that this vegetable material has been used