Textiles

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…
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…
Seaweed AlgiKnit
Kelp Yarn to Be Produced at Scale as AlgiKnit Opens North Carolina Hub
December 16, 2021
AlgiKnit, a biomaterials company specializing in kelp yarn, announces the opening of a new innovation hub in North…
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…
Miomojo apple leather handbag giorgia
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.…
wool campaign
New Campaign by PETA and LIVEKINDLY Encourages Shoppers to Choose Wool-Free Fashion
November 26, 2021
Animal rights group PETA and The LIVEKINDLY Collective have joined forces for a campaign urging consumers to avoid…
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…
Japan’s Spiber Raises $565M in One Year, Plans US Mass Production Facility
November 12, 2021
Japanese biotech company Spiber has raised JPY 5 billion ($43.86 million) via a value securitisation structure arranged by…
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…
Melanie Broye-Engelkes Ananas Anam
Piñatex by Ananas Anam: “We Are Not Only Developing New Materials For a New World, But Also Building a New Plant-Based Ecosystem”
October 26, 2021
London-based B-Corp Ananas Anam has just celebrated the fifth anniversary of the commercialization of Piñatex – the innovative…
Mylo Finished Sheets_Dan Widmaier_002_Courtesy of Heller-Leder
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…
Bolt Threads Mylo
Bolt Threads’ Mushroom “UnLeather” Mylo Awarded Prestigious Vegan Certification
September 3, 2021
Eurofins | Chem-MAP announces that Bolt Threads‘ innovative plant-based material Mylo Unleather has been verified as a vegan…
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