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Immaculate Vegan Launches Crowdfunding Campaign After Seeing 56% YoY Sales Growth

Immaculate Vegan, a global marketplace dedicated to high-end vegan and sustainable fashion, has launched a crowdfunding campaign via CrowdCube as it continues to expand. The marketplace achieved over £1.12 million in gross sales and £218,000 in revenue over the last 12 months, along with 56% YoY sales growth. Since its launch in 2019, Immaculate Vegan has acquired over 15,000 customers from 40+ countries, with 7,000 of these customers gained in the past financial year. With another two weeks to go, the crowdfunding campaign is already oversubscribed, with the total sum raised standing at over £280,000 (the initial target was £200,000). Immaculate Vegan plans to use the funding to expand into new categories such as menswear, children’s clothing, homeware, and beauty. The marketplace is already backed …




AERA: Luxury Vegan Italian Footwear Founded by Former Dolce & Gabbana Exec

AERA is a luxury brand making sustainable and vegan Italian footwear. The company was co-founded by Tina Bhojwani, a former executive at Dolce & Gabbana and Donna Karan. Bhojwani had been working for major fashion brands for 20 years when she decided to start a business with a more postive impact on the planet. Initially, she joined forces with university friend Alvertos Revach, who had just started an investment fund focused on sustainable businesses. Soon afterwards, shoe designer Jean-Michel Cazabat — whom Bhojwani had previously worked with — came on board. The trio decided to develop luxury vegan shoes that were indistinguishable from those made with conventional materials. Materials For the exterior of its shoes, AERA uses cotton and synthetic materials such as polyester and …