Every day new fashion startups are being launched across the globe. These are initiated by tech professionals and accelerated by platforms for sustainable fashion innovations such as Fashion for Good, Reshape, and LVMH. When these startups yield good results the corporate partners jump in such as Adidas, Kering Group, Zalando, Target, C&A.
Some of the new trends introduced by the startups are VR fashion, AI, Augmented Reality clothing. While others have created new business models in the sectors of retail, advertising, and recruitment too.
Without further delay, let's quickly jump into the article to know more about them. Here are the top 10 sustainable and tech fashion startups of 2020-2021:
Founder: Simon Beckerman
Product: Peer-to-peer Social Shopping App
Depop is a most reliable marketplace for more than 10million users for selling, buying, and finding new trends. This group of influencers, sellers, creatives, and consumers are transforming the retail world. This peer-to-peer platform encourages creatives to buy and sell products online. Depop is popular among micro-influencers and small business sellers.
Founder’s: Sebastjan Trepca, Devin Hunt, Chris Mortan
Product: Fashion Search Engine
Lyst is a personalized fashion marketplace for unique customers. This platform allows the buyer to find thousands of fashion stores all at once. It brings out 5million products from across 12,000 brands and retailers.
Founder: Stephanie Crespin
Product: Resell service
Reflaunt is a platform that allows brands to keep their customers engaged for a longer period through second-hand products and resale service. This also helps in generating revenue along with reducing environmental impact.
Founder’s: Laurenti Arnault, Ru Amiri
Product: Sustainable Fashion Marketplace
Wardrobe Of Tomorrow is a dedicated market towards a sustainable, cruelty-free, vegan, ethical platform for designers who care for the people, animals, and planet. This market is also working towards re-selling, renting the garments.
Founder’s: Nigel Whiteoak, Cherry Freeman, Edward Griffith
Product: Social Marketplaces For Crafting
LoveCrafts works to build a social marketplace for the crafting sector. This market world is designed for makers. Those less inclined to shop for clothes can find sewing, knitting, and crocheting products they need to start with making.
Founder: Kerry Murphy
Product: Digital Fashion House
The Fabricant is a digital fashion market that is leading digital fashion without wasting anything but imagination and data. It is a specialist in photo-real 3D fashions and animations using digital editing techniques.
Founder’s: Victoria Prew and Matthew Geleta
Product: Peer-to-peer Wardrobe Rental Platform
Hurr Collective is an award-winning startup which offers a secure and powerful platform using real-time ID verification, geo-tagging, and AI-powered fashion stylist. This platform allows the customers to manage their wardrobes sustainably. It also brings all the entrepreneurs together who can access great fashions at retail costs.
Founder’s: Ben Kuncsan, Ben Phillips, Kieran O’Neill
Product: Personal Styling Platform
Thread is a startup established to assist men to dress better. It combines AI with a personal online stylist. The platform asks for details like preferences in fashion, price margins, size, and favored brands and helps pick the best fit for the customer according to the needs.
Founder’s: Veronika Harbick, Michael Carlson
Product: Personalised 3D knitted Apparel
Thursday finest is in partnership with Macy’s, allowing people to customize their fashion goods. This is the startup that had a pop-up store in SoHo. Here they make men’s ties and knit scarves on the spot using a 3D printer.
Founder: Karoline Gross
Product: Content Tagging Platform
Smartzer is an interactive type of digital video player that lets customers click on videos to find the garments they want and can buy them. This startup has big fashion brands on its list like Barbour, Puma, and QVC who want to make a profit from videos.