These quality vegan card holders are all made with kinder and more eco-friendly alternatives to leather. It’s not true that leather is a by-product of the meat industry. It’s usually a separate industry with high pollution rates for tanning – and most items are made in countries with little or no animal welfare laws (even the designer brands). Although we are not quite there with ‘biodegradable vegan leather’, things are getting better – Mirum is an new greener plant-based leather that is coming onto the market. If you are on a budget, all these brands have regular sales.
Willow Earth Cork Vegan Leather Card Holder is made from offcuts from other goods, made by a Sussex company that makes canvas shopping totes and cork rucksacks. Designed to perfectly fit in your pocket, it features a reinforced centre to keep cards safe. Or buy these pretty offcut canvas card holders.
Watson & Wolfe Vegan Leather Bi-Fold Card Holder is a luxury card holder from London, which holds six cards, and is handmade with high quality eco leather made from non-food grade corn from a renewable source. The top layer provides resistance to water, stains and scratches. Wipe-clean. In recycled gift packaging.
This card holder made from cactus looks and feels like leather. This slim and sleek card holder has 4 slots for cards and cash, plus you can keep receipts in the pouch. Unlike a lot of vegan leather, this plastic-free, and no plants are damaged during production, as the leather is made from cultivating the same plantation.
Jungley makes accessories made from a vegan leather, made from leaves. Not only is this kind to animals, but it’s also good for the planet. The company also works with reforestation partners worldwide, to plant a tree for each item sold. Planting trees is the most helpful way to reduce climate change. The company name is inspired by the Italian word for ‘wild’, and is helping to make a positive impact, by taking a walk on the wild side! The range includes a folding card holder (above).
Pinatex Floral Print Card Holder is illustrated in the studio, made from pineapple leaves, and UV printed with a floral design. Finished with bronze fixings and a textured finish.
Elvis & Kresse Reclaimed Fire Hose Double Card Holder is made from de-commissioned fire hose to protect your business cards, credit cards or cash. The contactless card works right through the hose. Profits help the Firefighter’s charity.