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National Vegan Day

1st November 2019.
by Hollie Dingsdale.

Today we are celebrating all things vegan in celebration of PD Footwear being 100% certified vegan by PETA. Woo hoo! We are so pleased to of made this huge jump forward.

We caught up with one of our vegan influencer babes Ghazal, to hear all about her reasons behind becoming vegan as well as some tips and tricks for anyone wanting to start their vegan journey anytime soon.

Was there something in particular that inspired you to become vegan?

Animal cruelty.

I believe in energy and putting the product of fear, abuse, and violence into our body won’t do us any good. I think if you yourself don’t want to be tortured, beaten or imprisoned then you shouldn’t want that for animals.

How long have you been vegan?

One year and 5 months.

Any fave vegan snacks, or a really good alternative to a food you miss having?

I eat a lot of fruit also guacamole and crackers are my favorite snack. Edamame, hummus with veggies, nuts, there are so many yummy vegan snacks out there.. 

Do you do a lot of cooking at home, if yes anything recipes you’d like to share with us? 

I’m usually always on the go so I eat out a lot, but my favorite dish to make at home is quinoa avocado salad with tomatoes, cilantro, parsley, cucumber, beets and radish mixed with olive oil, vinegar and lime juice.

Vegan make up, are there any brands you’d recommend?

I recently started using Milk makeup products and I love them! Also Kat Von D products are great too.

Anything you’ve found unexpectedly that comes with the vegan lifestyle?

Just having more energy and feeling better, cleaner and healthier 🙂

I try to reduce my carbon footprint not only by changing my eating habits (veganism) also by introducing and implementing eco conscious and minimal waste in my business. Koli is my fashion line that is in production right now. We are looking to ship the items with a very minimal and eco conscious packaging to help better our environment.

Want to keep up to date with Ghazal? Be sure to follow her over on Insta here.

Shop our vegan approved footwear here, loads of newbies have hit recently bae!