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    THE CREATURE BLOG

    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.
    After meeting Sydney based artist Alisha Rich, through IG (where so many creative convos start nowadays...), we commissioned two paintings to underpin the waterflow feeling of Series 04.  We chatted about her practise, what it is about watercolour that resonates + why rebellion against the status quo is at the centre of her approach to creative living.

    Continuing the conversation with some fabulous founders building businesses in the 'animal product free' space - why they do what they do, what the market response has been + how they keep things firing when times are tough.

    Welcome to Series 04: The Afterglow of Mutiny.  Read about our creative process, our collaborators + why mutiny made it into our vernacular this season.   
    Creating a business with an ethical ethos is no easy task.  We spoke with Amanda Walker, Co-Founder + Head of Operations at vegan fast food chain, Lord of the Fries, Anna Ross, Founder + Creative Director of ethical beauty brand Kester Black, and Gilat Shani, Designer + Co-Owner, Unreal Fur - about building a business with purpose, what collaboration looks like + how they remain focused + optimistic when challenges arise. This is Part 1 + next week for Part II, we'll talk with the fabulous founders of Ahimsa Collective, TWOOBS + No Saints shoes.
    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. 

    Impromptu destinations, living in a van for months on end + discovering new perspectives on the road.  We talk to some fascinating people about their traveling lives and share a few dream destinations for the traveller wanting to tread lightly on this earth...and escape Winter.
    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.
    We spoke with the incredible artist Lisa King, about her large scale artworks, the gallery space she co-founded, speaking up + out on animal welfare, and the enduring beauty of the Renaissance.