Vicki von Holzhausen began her career as a car designer at Audi and Mercedes-Benz, but last year she struck out on her own to launch a luxury handbag range.  Today her line stands out for using the most sustainable practices in the industry.  However, Vicki eventually decided that the most sustainable leather is no leather at all, so she teamed up with her automotive industry contacts to create Technik-Leather, a less harmful but real feeling vegan leather alternative.

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