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21 Nov 2019

Swiss backpack brand Qwstion launches the Vegan Driftwood Edition

Words by  Photo by ©Moshammer

For their new Vegan Driftwood collection Zurich-based design brand Qwstion have redesigned four of their most popular styles – the Office Pack, the Day Pack, the Small Tote and the Halfday Tote

Each bag in their first fully-vegan product range is made is from high density organic cotton canvas.

Qwstion Vegan DriftwoodQwstion Vegan Driftwood Office Pack

The material also replaces the leather previously used for all the handles and straps.

Qwstion Vegan DriftwoodQwstion Vegan Driftwood Small Tote

This development ensures that the bags are plastic-free, 100% animal friendly and carry a low environmental footprint.

Qwstion Vegan DriftwoodThe Office Pack offers multiple carry options

Qwstion’s iconic minimalist aesthetic and signature multiple carry options make a welcome return in the latest iteration of the brand’s popular, yet understated, bags.

Qwstion Vegan DriftwoodOffice Pack with new vegan handle workmanship

Founded in 2008, Qwstion are known for combining functionality and sustainability within their versatile bagging solutions that are fit for everyday use.

Qwstion Vegan DriftwoodQwstion Vegan Driftwood Halfday Tote

Qwstion’s products are designed and developed in Zurich, then manufactured in Asia and the EU, adhering to the highest ethical standards.

Qwstion Vegan DriftwoodQwstion Vegan Driftwood Office Pack

Interestingly, creating a vegan collection was a topic of debate amongst the Qwstion team some of whom argue that,

“The cowhides we’ve been using to make the parts of our bags that are exposed to the most wear and tear are essentially a bi-product of food manufacturing. This informs the nose-to-tail argument that if we already eat meat, we shouldn’t let other animal parts go to waste.”

Qwstion Vegan DriftwoodQwstion Vegan Driftwood Edition

“But where we all agree within our team, is that avoiding plastic should remain our top priority. As we embark on the next phase in our ever-evolving sustainability mission, we want to keep improving, questioning our current solutions and exploring ways to create products that are at once sustainable, functional and vegan.” Says Qwstion.

Qwstion Vegan DriftwoodQwstion Vegan Driftwood Office Pack

The Vegan Driftwood Edition will be available for purchase from 21st November 2019 at Qwstion’s flagship stores in Zurich, Vienna, Copenhagen and Lausanne, at retail partners
worldwide, and online.

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