10 Questions | Ilse Vonk

Ilse Vonk works with entrepreneurs to translate their vision in to growth. Here we shoot her 10 questions - both fun and harder hitting.
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GODIN AND THE OYSTER

What Seth Godin and oysters have taught me this week.
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WHAT IS VEGAN "LEATHER"?

Faux leather, or vegan leather, can be made of different things. Some can be made from synthetics like plastics, others can be made from natural fibres. One thing all vegan leathers have in common, however, is that they are all made without the use of animal products, however not all are necessarily environmentally friendly.   It might seem hard to sift through the noise and green washing, so we thought we'd lend a helping hand and break it down for you.   How is Faux Leather Made?   Most mass market faux / vegan leather is made from either polyvinyl chloride...

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10 Questions | Lauretta Lhonor

Lauretta is the wonderful entrepreneur behind The Ambition Plan and we are delighted to have her feature as our first LUXTRA MUSE. The Ambition Plan is a career change platform and mentoring program designed to help women find their elusive dream job. No stranger to career change herself, Lauretta navigated from doctor to fashion stylist, health journalist to TV news producer and finally striking out on her own. Lauretta found her true purpose in creating The Ambition Plan to help other women find theirs.   How do you usually start your day? It varies depending on what I'm doing. If I have...

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Beyond Sustainability | Our Charity Partnerships

LUXTRA is proud to work with both Dress For Success and 1% For The Planet as part of our in-house charity initiative. We give back to our community through partnering with charitable programs which champion causes close to our heart. We are constantly on the lookout for ways in which we can not only improve our environmental impact, but our social impact as well. DRESS FOR SUCCESS Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organisation started in New York in 1997. It now has locations in 150 cities in 30 countries and has helped more than one million women find work...

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10 questions with LUXTRA's founder: Jessica Kruger

Erasers, daily bag changes and sunshine: we fired 10 quick questions at LUXTRA's founder, Jessica. Here is what she had to say.
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