Votch is a cruelty free watch company based in the UK. The brand was founded by Laura, and she runs the company with Rolo – her rehomed (smaller than most rabbits) pooch.
Votch began when a few years back Laura was struck down with a condition called Topical Steroid Withdrawal, a condition that saw all her skin fall off (we’ll spare you from the pictures!). During the years that it took her to recover, she turned to documentaries and educated herself on various subjects regarding animal welfare, including facts about the leather industry that truly shocked her. Seeing the suffering that animals endured simply for fashion, and having felt the pain of losing her own skin, Laura vowed never to wear the skin of another being again.
Votch values are simple, and that is to continually do the best they can do. They are always striving as a company to do better and to create a product that inflicts no harm to animals and as little to the environment as possible. They are forever researching the most innovative fabrics they can use in their watches matched by their continual desire to develop their designs. Votch wants to make cruelty free accessories more readily available to all, and to show that you don’t need to be cruel to be cool.