Searching for the ultimate vegan crossbody bag? One with lots of space to hold all your belongings, pockets to keep things organized, and a beautiful, yet simple and minimalistic design? Well, your search ends here! I’ve discovered the incredible Gowma Sling Bag from LifeStyle International.
For the past couple years, I’ve been using the same crossbody canvas bag for everything. Whether it be travel, casual outings, going out on the town with friends, or just regular errands. I know, I know… you’re probably thinking, “whaaaat?! doesn’t she change daily bags a bajillion times a year like almost every other female?“
But I have to admit… I’m a sucker when it comes to finding a good bag; I use it for everything and I never want to let it go!
That is… until it breaks.
Which is exactly what happened a few weeks ago with my beloved canvas bag I’d been using for the past couple years. So, with that one in the trash, I set out to find the ultimate vegan crossbody bag to travel with.
Long story short… I discovered the Gowma Sling Bag (OS) from Gowma Leather Substitute and immediately fell in love.[no_toc]
Discovering the Gowma Sling Bag (OS) from LifeStyle International
A few weekends ago, Dan and I jumped in the car and drove to Leeds for the Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival. As we ate to our hearts content, trying everything from vegan Indian food to vegan cashew cheese to vegan cream cheese brownies, I came across a stand selling vegan bags.
While each and every bag was adorable, one bag in particular caught my eye… the Gowma Sling Bag (OS). As I talked to the friendly manager running the stand, I learned a few interesting (and awesome!) facts about the bags at LifeStyle International.
About LifeStyle International:
✓ All of their products are made with vegan leather.
✓ 100% vegan, down to the material, glue, and manufacturing process.
✓ The brand and bags are PETA-approved.
✓ LifeStyle International’s philosophy is “Live & Let Live.”
✓ Each product has an amazing design and is excellent quality.
✓ They strive to save the animals and the environment by providing quality products at affordable prices made from sustainable material.
Seriously… this brand’s ethics and morals align so perfectly with mine, I just had to tell the world about them! Although, not only are LifeStyle International’s bags high quality, vegan, and made from sustainable material, they’re also stylish.
With a minimalistic design that’s both cute and versatile, the Gowma Sling Bag (OS) fits with all outfits. Whether you’re looking to dress it up or dress it down, the coffee color and casual sling design suits any style.
While I’m not a huge dress up kind of person, I find this bag to be just the right accessory to any casual outfit. Perfect for strolling through town on a summer day, exploring a new city, or taking it on a night out with friends!
And even better?
The Gowma Sling Bag (OS) is the perfect size.
The wide oval bottom has just the right amount of space to pack along my mirrorless Sony Camera, wallet, a few chapsticks and lipgloss, an umbrella, and a couple vegan snacks (ya know, just in case!).
No matter where I go, I always carry at least my camera and wallet. In the past, it’s been hard to find a bag large enough to carry my Sony safely, while not be too large where it’s hard to carry. That is, until now!
I cannot stress how happy I am with the size of the Gowma Sling Bag (OS). The oval bottom, which becomes smaller at the top, fits my camera just right. It’s like it was made to for a vegan traveler who takes photos every 5 seconds!
So, after using the Gowma Sling Bag (OS) for the past few weeks, I can confidently say this will be my go-to vegan travel bag for the next decade, because I have no doubt the vegan leather will stand up to the test of time!
If you’re looking for a casual, yet cute and minimalistic vegan bag you can count on, I highly suggest the Gowma Sling Bag (OS) from LifeStyle International. You won’t be disappointed!
Tell me, what do you look for in a bag? Style, what it’s made out of, eco-friendliness, vegan, etc.? I want to know! Share in the comments.
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Many thanks to LifeStyle International for providing me with the Gowma Sling Bag (OS). As always, I’m keeping it real. All thoughts and opinions expressed are entirely my own.