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    THE CREATURE BLOG

    Read about our inspiration, our collaborators + why we felt so strongly about getting illuminated, for our Series 05 photographic campaign.  In a time of unrest in the world, let us stand up + do better by each other, the animals + the environment.  Let us prove we are worthy of being stardust.

    Welcoming in a new year often brings with it plans for lofty resolutions.  However, instead of feeling like a failure in week one of January with broken promises to self - we think it's best to be gentle on yourself + make an easy (and do-able) list of farewells / hellos for the year ahead.  The Sans Beast team have put together a shortlist of things we're leaving behind in 2019 + things we're going to manifest.  Read on for a dose of inspiration for making 2020 a year of illuminated action.  

    I went to the stunning K'gari in September this year, on a yoga retreat with the very inspiring Ashley Freeman + a bunch of beautiful women, all of us intent on recharging, moving our bodies, soaking up the natural environment.. and eating mouth-watering vegan food for 7 days + nights. 

    Responsible fashion choices that respect people, animals and our planet should be the norm, not a trend.  Our new digital marketing co-ordinator, Ailysh, shares some thoughts + tips for being a more conscious consumer this festive season (and beyond). 
    Curious about how to turn your makeup kit cruelty free + vegan?  Emily from our Sans Beast HQ brings her passion for makeup, together with some research, to deliver a bunch of go-to tips on what's what in the land of CF+V cosmetics + beauty.  Read on to discover how you can bring a kinder approach to your face time.
    An open letter to animals, from our Sans Beast founder Cathryn Wills.  She highlights the contradictions that exist in our attitudes to various species + includes lists of books + films to read/watch if you want to learn more.
    More stories from CW's travels.  In this post, we've included excerpts from an interview with the wonderful Laura Callan of The Bright Store in London + a few go-to vegan spots for eats in London, Paris + Amsterdam.
    CW has been in London + Europe for a few weeks, talking with inspiring people, getting the mood of retail + street style, seeking out plant based options along the road to share with the SB community back here in Melbourne + attending the Copenhagen Fashion Summit.  Read her take on the Summit here.

    Cathryn Wills shares what goes into a Sans Beast bag, what value means to her – and ultimately, why creating pieces without animal products is important to the Sans Beast brand. 

    Autumn is here in the Southern Hem + Easter is approaching.  You're thinking about taking some time off, getting some R+R....and eating.  We've gathered some cruelty free options to consider.  Do the chickens, pigs, cows, sheep etcetera a favour, and leave them off your plate this Easter.
    Happy 1st Birthday to us!  A reflection on the year that was, as Sans Beast turns one.  Read about our highs + lows - and ultimately, our happiness + gratitude, in arriving at our first birthday in one piece, ready to embrace what's next.
    We talk with consummate traveller, Karissa Sparke about her recent 5 month European trip with husband Tom + discover the pros and cons to van life on the road.  Be prepared to be inspired to get your journey on.