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Does a "vegan leather" exist?

Yes, the artificial leather or alternative leather. The material is usually some kind of plastic. There are even vegetable based alternatives, as indicated here.
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Is "vegetable tanned full grain leather" plant-based or animal-based?

It's animal-based. As @jsotola said in the comments, "vegetable tanned leather" means animal hide tanned with plant substances rather than with, for instance, chromium sulphate. "...
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Does a "vegan leather" exist?

Yes. There is a type of leather which is made out of Mushrooms and its products are trending. "MuSkin" is one of the popular brands of Mushroom Leather.
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Are there any vegan BDSM products?

There is at least one company that creates BDSM products without leather: EthicalKink (NSFW link). They ship worldwide and you can return unused products for free. P.S. I am not affiliated with the ...
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Vegan wool alternative other than synthetic fiber?

Wool is used in several ways so I'll discuss each use case separately. I found a great reference page from MEC about how to properly layer clothing for cold weather. Base Layer (undergarments and ...
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Is there clothing for vegans?

Yes, there is. Cotton, flax, and synthetics are obvious examples of vegan textiles. Some textiles or raw materials are not easy to replace without a change in look and feel, but that was not your ...
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What are some warm clothing options for vegans?

Most vegan articles of clothing that do not rely on petroleum-based products are made of either cotton, hemp or linen. Since linen is often thought of as a summer-appropriate fabric, what you might ...
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What material should I look for if I want a durable/comfortable vegan shoe?

You can expect good vegan shoes to last as long as non-vegan shoes. Durability does not seem to be determined by the non-vegan components but rather the synthetic ones in both cases. Moreover, much as ...
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Durable Trekking Boots (vegan)

Quality Material Matters There are many vegan shoes on the market that use a goodyear welt, but wheather or not they are durable is dubious. As it was mentioned on /r/goodyearwelt, a GYW design only ...
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What are some warm clothing options for vegans?

This may not be a popular answer but everyone has to decide the ethics of this for themselves: Buy clothing from your resale shops. I still avoid anything with animal products from resale but, they ...
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Are DM vegan shoes less waterproof than the leather versions?

The product page for the shoes you described does not mention waterproofness anywhere. Did a store assistant promise you that they are waterproof? Or do you have any other reason to believe they are? ...
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How to tell the difference between faux fur and animal fur?

I'm basing my answer from this WikiHow article as well as those two french article consoglobr and sanscroquettesfixes. Here is what you should remember about them: By the aspect Real fur has a ...
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Are there any vegan BDSM products?

There used to be place called kinkclusive. But they are currently on a hiatus. They used to have a huge collection of vegan BDSM things. All of them were handmade! Tried to read about it after coming ...
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Vegan wool alternative other than synthetic fiber?

Here is a post from PETA detailing 8 vegan fabrics. This site yarnyarn also sell ethical based yarn, such as banana yarn which is vegan "Make your ethical fashion pieces with sustainable handmade ...
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Is there a shop selling vegan sneakers in France?

I was in this situation a couple of weeks ago and I came across this brand, Veja Not all their shoes are vegan but they have a nice vegan selection and it is possible to find them in some physical ...
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Vegan wool alternative other than synthetic fiber?

When one would typically use wool socks (for instance, I did a four day hike in the Appalachians recently) I typically use bamboo fiber socks. They're soft and warm, and in my experience do not hold ...
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Alternatives to leather for shoes/boots?

Leather from Wild Animals which Died of Natural Causes When I was building my Lotus Seven, I managed to find a hide from a Sri Lankan Water Buffalo, that had died from natural causes. I was never very ...
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Where can one buy vegan winter earmuffs?

Searching on the Amazon (since you posted your example from there) I was able to easily find either these or these earmuffs. Neither of those match your preferred style perfectly, with the first ones ...
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