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Velvet Heartbeat

Rated: Good

price: $$$$

location: New Zealand

Based in New Zealand, Velvet Heartbeat produces vegan handbags and accessories.

Velvet Heartbeat sustainability rating


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Overall rating: Good

Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great) How we rate

Velvet Heartbeat's environment rating is 'good'. It uses some eco-friendly materials including upcycled materials. It has a limited production run to minimise textile waste. It manufactures locally to reduce its climate impact. It uses compostable packaging.

Its labour rating is 'it's a start'. Its products are manufactured in-house by a small team. It traces some of its supply chain. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage.

Its animal rating is 'great'. Its products are certified by PETA as vegan.

Velvet Heartbeat is rated 'Good' overall.

Last updated September 2022