Matt & Nat - Quebec

If you haven’t yet heard of Matt & Nat, it’s about time – this ethical fashion brand produces leather handbags, shoes and wallets that are both stunning and 100 percent vegan.  These cruelty-free designs are inspired by two things: MAT(T)erials and NATure, which make up their identity and show others their passion for conscious clothing.

Matt & Nat is committed to not using leather or any other animal-based materials in their designs. Instead, they explore different recycled materials such as recycled nylons, cardboard, rubber, cork and even bicycle tires. And since 2007, they’ve made chosen to make all of their linings out of 100% recycled plastic bottles.

We live by a simple motto, ‘Live beautifully’
— Matt & Nat

In addition to being totally sustainable, Matt & Nat is committed to transparency. Their gorgeous collection of accessories and footwear is made in factories that operate by the SA8000 standard, which ensures quality work conditions for all.

Their focus on innovation and creativity is evident as soon as you take a look at their collection. From simple backpacks to briefcases to weekend bags, Matt & Nat’s style will fit perfectly into anyone’s wardrobe. If you’re not looking for a bag, they’ve got a range of shoes, wallets, along with men’s bags that are sleek and sexy.

Their transparency and commitment to sustainability are summed up in one simple phrase: Live beautifully. Matt & Nat embody this statement with their passion to make the world a better place. Even better is their consistent desire to improve. President and CEO Manny Kohli writes simply, "We are not perfect but we aim to better ourselves with time. The vegan spirit of Matt & Nat will live on. Our learning journey has just begun."