Bianca Moran is the founder and creative director of SUSI Studio. She discovered veganism when she moved to Barcelona at 14 years old, and has since made it her life’s work to inspire others to make more conscious lifestyle decisions. In February 2015, Bianca opened SUSI Restaurant in the Philippines, the first gluten-free, vegan eatery in the country. Inspired by the gap in the fashion industry for versatile, cruelty-free footwear, Bianca began sketching designs and SUSI Studio was born. Bianca’s goal is to illustrate women should never compromise their femininity or personal style in order to uphold their values. Bianca lives in Los Angeles with her two furry feline friends Sid and Simone.
Olsenhaus-Pure Vegan was founded by Elizabeth Olsen in August of 2008 in New York City. Elizabeth is an outspoken advocate against the use of animals for food, clothing, experimentation and entertainment with a mission to merge passions for design, fashion, function and being a voice for animals, the environment, transparent business practices and values in ethical and social responsibilities. By promoting consciousness and awareness Olsenhaus is a pioneer in changing the fashion industry and the mainstream perception of veganism, showing how easy it is to lead a compassionate lifestyle without sacrifice in luxury or style.
Rebecca Mink's ultra-luxe collection of Italian-made vegans shoes cause shoe enthusiasts, celebrities and animals lovers to scramble to get a pair of her wearable art. Rebecca Mink, a native of southern California, has devoted her entire life to the mission of preserving the planet and the humane treatment of animals. As a celebrity stylist for over 20 years she noticed the lack of luxurious vegan shoes in the marketplace. With sketches in hand, Rebecca traveled to Italy in search of the perfect artisan who could bring her designs to life. Rebecca is among a new breed of young designers leading the fashion industry into an era of eco-responsibility alongside creativity and style.
BHAVA is an innovative women's footwear brand founded by designer Francisca Pineda, a graduate of Parsons School of Design and fashion designer with two decades of experience as a fashion designer in apparel and accessories. Bhava has set a standard in footwear design by sourcing the highest quality artisan, organic, recycled and cruelty free components. With an emphasis on hand craftsmanship their design team works closely with artisans in ateliers in Mumbai and Spain to create products that appeal to highly discerning customers around the world. Founded with the dedication to a sustainable business model, the working conditions of Bhava's manufacturing partners are personally vetted.