Leather Alternatives

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…
Texon Vogue vegan alt leather material
Texon Achieves Vegan Society Certification for Vogue Plant-Based Alt Leather 
January 17, 2022
Texon Vogue has received certification from the Vegan Society as a fully vegan plant-based leather alternative. Texon –…
MycoWorks Raises $125 Million to Mass Produce Mushroom Leather
MycoWorks Raises $125M in Series C to Mass Produce Mushroom Leather
January 13, 2022
MycoWorks, a San Francisco-based biomaterials company, announces the startup has raised $125 million to open a full-scale mushroom…
lenovo laptops featuring vegan leather
Lenovo Launches ThinkPad Laptops Featuring Vegan Leather and Recycled Materials
January 6, 2022
Multinational technology company Lenovo has launched a range of sustainable laptops featuring vegan leather. The ThinkPad Z Series…
Matthew Oliver Oliver-Co
Oliver Co Receives PETA Award For Wood & Apple Leather Accessories
December 20, 2021
Oliver Co. has been awarded the PETA Men’s Fashion Award 2021. The London startup produces accessories made from…
veshin's pineapple leather range
Veshin Launches Extensive Pineapple Leather Range, Including Pillows & Handbags
December 15, 2021
Sustainable fashion manufacturer Veshin has launched a pineapple leather range featuring products such as pillows, handbags, placemats, and…
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Miomojo Wins PETA Vegan Fashion Award For Apple Leather Handbag
December 6, 2021
Sustainable Italian fashion brand Miomojo has been recognised by animal rights group PETA for its apple leather handbag.…
Melina Bucher Launches Designer Handbags Made From Mirum Plastic-Free Vegan Leather
November 20, 2021
German luxury fashion label Melina Bucher has launched handbags made with Mirum®, an entirely biodegradable and plastic-free leather…
DESSERTO Adidas
Mexico’s DESSERTO Cactus Alt Leather Gets V-Label Certification, Launches Boxing Gloves with Adidas
November 19, 2021
DESSERTO, the biomaterial made from cactus from Mexico, has obtained the V-Label certification, the most internationally recognized mark…
ReGen Ventures
ReGen Ventures Closes $50M Fund for Regenerative Technologies, Portfolio Includes Hide Biotech Cow-Free Leather
November 3, 2021
ReGen Ventures, the Australian-American early-stage venture fund has announced the close of its $50 million first fund. The…
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World Leading Leather Tannery’s Partnership With Bolt Threads Marks Its First Foray Into Alt Leather in 100 Years
October 21, 2021
Bolt Threads, which produces the famous Mylo mushroom leather, is set to upscale with the help of conventional…
Stella McCartney mylo
Stella McCartney Debuts Bolt Threads Mushroom Leather Bag at Paris Fashion Week
October 8, 2021
UK fashion house Stella McCartney has showcased a handbag made with vegan mushroom leather on the runway at…
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