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THE CREATIVE JOURNAL

EDUCATION: BEYOND VEGAN LEATHER - MEET OUR APPLESKIN™ BAGS
EDUCATION: BEYOND VEGAN LEATHER - MEET OUR APPLESKIN™ BAGS

By Jennifer Wills

Introducing more bio-based materials into the Sans Beast handbag collection is our goal, and we're excited to launch two new styles crafted in Italian Appleskin™ as part of Series 13. Learn more about this innovative material.
Read more
INSPIRATION: SERIES 13 - WANDERLUST
INSPIRATION: SERIES 13 - WANDERLUST

By Jennifer Wills

Welcome to Wonderlust: our 13th collection of modern + functional handbags, designed with adventure in mind. Series 13 heralds the expansion of our bio-based material offering, with new styles in Italian Appleskin™ and a returning favourite in Desserto Cactus 'leather.'
Read more
INSPIRATION: VEGANUARY - TIME TO GO SANS BEAST?
A split image with one side showing a cow and the other, a fluffy dog.

By Jennifer Wills

January is here - and so is Veganuary. The team behind the Veganuary initiative encourage people to take the pledge to try a vegan diet - and we're joining in with words of encouragement plus some enticing plant based suggestions to get you started.  The animals, the earth + your health will thank you.  Read on to discover more.
Read more
INSPIRATION: FROM TRASH TO TREASURE - THE BEAUTY OF UPCYCLED FASHION
INSPIRATION: FROM TRASH TO TREASURE - THE BEAUTY OF UPCYCLED FASHION

By Jennifer Wills

What to do when a bag is no longer able to be repaired, when it's beyond rescuing? We don't give up on them + send them to landfill: we embrace the beauty of upcycled fashion.
Read more
VEGAN EATS: FESTIVE SEASON COOKING
Vegan Fig + Custard Tart from Taste

By Jennifer Wills

Part of the joy of Christmas + the festive season is sharing food with loved ones, and for us, it's always going to be cruelty free. We're sharing our favourite vegan recipes for a plant based take on traditional holiday fare.  
Read more
INSPIRATION: A MATERIAL WORLD
Image of moodboards showing handbags and decorative panels in pastel colours, from the Lineapelle trade fair in Milan

By Cathryn Wills

Take a glimpse into my trip to Europe in September - with a particular focus on the Lineapelle material fair in Milan, Italy.  Material is at the core of our ethos - specifically choosing not to work with animal hides - and sourcing innovative alternatives to leather provides both inspiration and education.  The vegan fashion space has come a long way in the past decade + the future looks even brighter.
Read more
TRAVEL DIARY: CACTUS 'LEATHER' WITH DESSERTO PELLE IN GUADALAJARA
Sans Beast Francisco Cactus Leather Handbag, shown next to the nopal cactus fields in Zacatecas, Mexico

By Cathryn Wills

Cathryn reflects on her visit to Mexico in early 2020, just prior to the COVID-19 crisis escalating in Europe / US / Australia + across the globe.  One of the highlights of the trip was time spent with the founders of Desserto Pelle, the innovative business behind the cactus derived vegan 'leather'.  
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NEWS: 2023 WRAP-UP
NEWS: 2023 WRAP-UP

By Jennifer Wills

Our 2023 Year in Review: from launching new-gen materials, to visiting our manufacturing partners + our first retail pop-up store, it's been a big year for the small yet mighty Sans Beast team.
Read more
INSPIRATION: VEGAN FRIENDLY SUMMER GETAWAYS
Split image showing vegan High Tea + a pink toned seating area, at Ovolo Wooloomooloo + Alibi Bar

By Jennifer Wills

Summer is here in Australia + our dream end-of-year getaways all include sunshine, nature, art and, of course, great vegan food. Read our round up of vegan friendly places to eat, stay + play around Australia this summer - plus our travel bag recommendations to make packing easier.
Read more
INSPIRATION: GIFT GUIDE 2023
INSPIRATION: GIFT GUIDE 2023

By Jennifer Wills

Spoil someone, spoil yourself. The festive season is here + we have a curation of Sans Beast gift ideas by colour, style or price so you can find the perfect piece for the lovers, friends + family on your list.
Read more
STYLE: VEGAN BAGS FOR SPRING/SUMMER EVENTS SEASON
An elegantly set dinner table, with various Sans Beast handbags served on plates.

By Jennifer Wills

Spring / Summer in Australia means events season. We've picked some of our favourite vegan bags for hitting the proverbial d-floor, the red carpet, the restaurant + the glamorous backyard (vegan) BBQ.  Discover some of our favourite treasures, to consider as your 'plus one' at your festive soiree.
Read more
STYLE: TOTES FOR ALL - WHICH TOTE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Viara carries the Daytripper Tote and Destination Tote in Noir

By Jennifer Wills

Our tote collection continues to expand, to offer some new silhouettes + materials. Discover your perfect tote fit for whatever adventures await you.
Read more
EDUCATION: BEYOND VEGAN LEATHER - MEET OUR APPLESKIN™ BAGS
EDUCATION: BEYOND VEGAN LEATHER - MEET OUR APPLESKIN™ BAGS

By Jennifer Wills

Introducing more bio-based materials into the Sans Beast handbag collection is our goal, and we're excited to launch two new styles crafted in Italian Appleskin™ as part of Series 13. Learn more about this innovative material.
Read more
TRAVEL DIARY: CACTUS 'LEATHER' WITH DESSERTO PELLE IN GUADALAJARA
Sans Beast Francisco Cactus Leather Handbag, shown next to the nopal cactus fields in Zacatecas, Mexico

By Cathryn Wills

Cathryn reflects on her visit to Mexico in early 2020, just prior to the COVID-19 crisis escalating in Europe / US / Australia + across the globe.  One of the highlights of the trip was time spent with the founders of Desserto Pelle, the innovative business behind the cactus derived vegan 'leather'.  
Read more
INSPIRATION: SERIES 13 - WANDERLUST
INSPIRATION: SERIES 13 - WANDERLUST

By Jennifer Wills

Welcome to Wonderlust: our 13th collection of modern + functional handbags, designed with adventure in mind. Series 13 heralds the expansion of our bio-based material offering, with new styles in Italian Appleskin™ and a returning favourite in Desserto Cactus 'leather.'
Read more
NEWS: 2023 WRAP-UP
NEWS: 2023 WRAP-UP

By Jennifer Wills

Our 2023 Year in Review: from launching new-gen materials, to visiting our manufacturing partners + our first retail pop-up store, it's been a big year for the small yet mighty Sans Beast team.
Read more
INSPIRATION: VEGANUARY - TIME TO GO SANS BEAST?
A split image with one side showing a cow and the other, a fluffy dog.

By Jennifer Wills

January is here - and so is Veganuary. The team behind the Veganuary initiative encourage people to take the pledge to try a vegan diet - and we're joining in with words of encouragement plus some enticing plant based suggestions to get you started.  The animals, the earth + your health will thank you.  Read on to discover more.
Read more
INSPIRATION: VEGAN FRIENDLY SUMMER GETAWAYS
Split image showing vegan High Tea + a pink toned seating area, at Ovolo Wooloomooloo + Alibi Bar

By Jennifer Wills

Summer is here in Australia + our dream end-of-year getaways all include sunshine, nature, art and, of course, great vegan food. Read our round up of vegan friendly places to eat, stay + play around Australia this summer - plus our travel bag recommendations to make packing easier.
Read more
INSPIRATION: FROM TRASH TO TREASURE - THE BEAUTY OF UPCYCLED FASHION
INSPIRATION: FROM TRASH TO TREASURE - THE BEAUTY OF UPCYCLED FASHION

By Jennifer Wills

What to do when a bag is no longer able to be repaired, when it's beyond rescuing? We don't give up on them + send them to landfill: we embrace the beauty of upcycled fashion.
Read more
INSPIRATION: GIFT GUIDE 2023
INSPIRATION: GIFT GUIDE 2023

By Jennifer Wills

Spoil someone, spoil yourself. The festive season is here + we have a curation of Sans Beast gift ideas by colour, style or price so you can find the perfect piece for the lovers, friends + family on your list.
Read more
VEGAN EATS: FESTIVE SEASON COOKING
Vegan Fig + Custard Tart from Taste

By Jennifer Wills

Part of the joy of Christmas + the festive season is sharing food with loved ones, and for us, it's always going to be cruelty free. We're sharing our favourite vegan recipes for a plant based take on traditional holiday fare.  
Read more
STYLE: VEGAN BAGS FOR SPRING/SUMMER EVENTS SEASON
An elegantly set dinner table, with various Sans Beast handbags served on plates.

By Jennifer Wills

Spring / Summer in Australia means events season. We've picked some of our favourite vegan bags for hitting the proverbial d-floor, the red carpet, the restaurant + the glamorous backyard (vegan) BBQ.  Discover some of our favourite treasures, to consider as your 'plus one' at your festive soiree.
Read more
INSPIRATION: A MATERIAL WORLD
Image of moodboards showing handbags and decorative panels in pastel colours, from the Lineapelle trade fair in Milan

By Cathryn Wills

Take a glimpse into my trip to Europe in September - with a particular focus on the Lineapelle material fair in Milan, Italy.  Material is at the core of our ethos - specifically choosing not to work with animal hides - and sourcing innovative alternatives to leather provides both inspiration and education.  The vegan fashion space has come a long way in the past decade + the future looks even brighter.
Read more
STYLE: TOTES FOR ALL - WHICH TOTE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Viara carries the Daytripper Tote and Destination Tote in Noir

By Jennifer Wills

Our tote collection continues to expand, to offer some new silhouettes + materials. Discover your perfect tote fit for whatever adventures await you.
Read more