Alternative leathers are poised to have a significant impact on the $400 billion leather goods industry – byproduct-based leathers, bio-based leathers, and recycled leathers expected to reach $1 billion by 2025
Dwindling demand for cow-based products and growing interest in sustainability are driving innovation in leather alternatives, and now is the time to invest. The $400 billion leather goods market is already accepting of alternatives like pleather, on its own a market in the mid-tens of billions of dollars, and with no one-size-fits-all solution, there is ample opportunity to partner or invest.
Our new report, “The Next Alternative: Leather,” explores the wide landscape of alternative leathers and makes predictions on the timeline on which these materials could be seen on your next handbag or shoe.
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