Executive Summary

The Next Alternative: Leather

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
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Tiffany Hua

Research Analyst, Team Captain

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Kristin Marshall

Kristin Marshall

Associate Research Director

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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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