Leather Alternatives

lovr-team Montgomery Wagner, Lucas Fuhrmann and Julian Mushövel Image LOVR Revoltech
Revoltech Closes Seed Round for LOVR Alt Leather Made of Upcycled Hemp Waste Materials
May 25, 2022
German startup Revoltech announces it has closed a seven-figure seed round for leather substitute LOVR, made of hemp…
tote bag CORKonLINEN
Introducing CORKonLINEN: a Unique and Compostable Leather Alternative
May 17, 2022
The patented French material CORKonLINEN was produced after more than a year and a half of research and…
VitroLabs Cultivated Leather Raises $46M from Fashion Giant Kering & Leonardo DiCaprio 
May 5, 2022
Luxury giant Kering has backed VitroLabs, a San Francisco startup developing cell-cultivated leather. The French fashion company, whose…
Bag made with Mylo
Stella McCartney to Launch “First Ever” Commercial Luxury Bag Made With Mylo Mushroom Leather
May 2, 2022
Fashion house Stella McCartney has announced that the Frayme Mylo, said to be the first ever luxury bag…
NOIRANCA Brown Leather Handbag
Introducing NOIRANCA: Vegan Luxury Handbags That Outperform Animal-Based Leather
April 13, 2022
As the world of vegan leather and biomaterials continues to expand and flourish, there is ongoing debate as…
Frida Rome: “Not All Vegans Are Saintly in Every Aspect Of Their Lives, We Certainly Are Not”
March 29, 2022
UK based vegan fashion brand Frida Rome found recent fame in the UK series Dragons’ Den (known as…
Vegan-Boots-Puma-KING-21 ©Puma
Puma Presents Its First Vegan Football Boots, Commits to Using Vegan Materials in Future Products
February 17, 2022
Puma has announced a new PUMA KING model made exclusively from animal-free materials, the King Plantinum 21 Vegan.…
Alt leather The Weekend bag by Frida Rome
Portugal Bans ‘Vegan Leather’, Industry Insiders Speak Out
February 14, 2022
A ban on the term ‘vegan leather’ and other plant-based prefixes has been announced in Portugal. Alt leather…
Modern Meadow's Bioleather1
Study Shows Modern Meadow’s Bioleather1 Produces 80% Fewer Emissions Than Bovine Leather
February 14, 2022
A peer-reviewed life cycle assessment of Modern Meadow’s Bioleather1 material family has compared its environmental impact to that…
Forager mushroom ecovative
Ecovative Leading Fungi Food and Biomaterial Revolution with Mycelium Technologies 
February 1, 2022
Materials science company Ecovative has recently announced Forager – a division focused on designing, marketing, and manufacturing vegan…
Ecovative Design logo
Mycelium Materials Company Ecovative Launches Forager to Develop Mushroom Leather Products and Soft Goods
January 27, 2022
The new division specializes in fungi-based foams and hides for the fashion and automotive markets GREEN ISLAND, N.Y.–(BUSINESS…
veganologie launches accessories with recycled materials
Veganologie Launches Accessories Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles
January 24, 2022
Dubai-based Veganologie launches accessories such as handbags and wallets, all made from recycled materials. When Angana Maheshwari began…
Ananas Anam
Global Bio-based Leather Markets, 2021-2027: Market to Grow with a CAGR of 47.5%
January 20, 2022
DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Bio-based Leather Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size, and Forecasts up to 2027” report has…
Vegan Fashion Brand Frida Rome to “Make Sustainability Sexy” With Dragons’ Den Appearance
January 19, 2022
Vegan fashion brand Frida Rome is set to appear on the new UK series of Dragons’ Den, with…
Woodwatch Launches Vegan Watch Straps Made From Desserto Cactus Leather
January 18, 2022
Sustainable watch manufacturer Woodwatch has introduced fully biodegradable vegan watch straps made from cactus leather. The company claims…
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