Named VegNews' Sassiest Online Shoe Store

Share Article Named VegNews' Sassiest Online Shoe Store, an online resource for high quality vegan fashions and personal care products has been named the 2005 Veggie Award Winner for Sassiest Online Shoe Store by VegNews, America’s premier vegetarian lifestyle magazine.

“We are delighted to be named Sassiest Online Shoe Store by VegNews,” said Jackie Horrick, founder of “Our whole purpose for creating Alternative Outfitters was to help promote a compassionate lifestyle, and provide a full range of stylish animal-friendly beauty and fashion products - all at one online location.”

Alternative Outfitters offers everything from trendy non-leather shoes, handbags and related accessories to cosmetics, haircare and bath & body products that are never tested on animals or contain animal byproducts.

“Alternative Outfitters is a leader in the vegan products industry and continues to offer high-quality vegetarian products. We are pleased to honor their accomplishments with a Veggie Award,” said VegNews, publisher Joseph Connelly.

The VegNews Veggie Awards ( recognize excellence in the vegetarian industry. With their team of editors and readers searching for this year’s top veg products, people and places in over 70 categories, this annual survey is the largest of its kind in the world. The awards showcase the best of vegetarian in categories ranging from soymilk, veggie burger and restaurant to celebrity, website and even most veg-friendly city.

VegNews’ editors test hundreds of vegetarian products throughout the year and compile their top choices in this annual edition of the magazine. Also included are picks by over 10,000 readers, who submit ballots in July and August. The annual celebration of the best that veg living has to offer has become the most popular feature in the publication. The issue is currently available on newsstands everywhere and through the magazine’s website,

Alternative Outfitters is an online shopping resource for fashionable, high quality, cruelty-free products that promote a compassionate lifestyle. Founded by animal lover and vegan, Jackie Horrick, Alternative Outfitters offers a variety of top cruelty-free beauty and fashion brands, including Kiss My Face, Ecco Bella, Alba Botanica, No Miss, Pamela Anderson, Matt & Nat, Koie, Poire and Wrap Star, among others.

VegNews, America's premier vegetarian lifestyle magazine, has a readership of over 150,000 and is read around the world. Each issue is filled with the latest in vegetarian news, global events, tantalizing recipes, nutrition updates, hot new veg products, must-read books, celebrity buzz and even vegetarian weddings.

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