The Next Alternative: Leather

November 30, 2020 | State of the Market Report

In the last half of the decade, there has been an explosion of alternative offerings within the food, dairy, and retail goods industry due to sustainability and humane reasons. Now we are seeing major innovations within the alternative leather industry. The question is if the performance and durability of these substitutes are on par with animal leather. This report explores the wide landscape of alternative leathers and comments on the timeline in which these materials could be seen on your next handbag or shoe. Given the potential of these upcoming materials, there are ample investment and partnership opportunities to bring these solutions to market.

Coverage Area

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Contents
  • Motivation and Overview
  • Leather Alternatives Landscape
  • Outlook on Alternative Leathers

Lead Analysts

Senior Research Associate