Bourgeois Boheme: making vegan shoes from rubber, pineapple and ecostone

Charlie Bradley Ross Friday, 1 June 2018

In 2005 Alicia Lai founded Bourgeois Boheme, an independent London-based footwear brand for men and women making state of the art luxury shoes completely free from animal-derived materials. As an ex-podiatrist and long-time vegan, Alicia intertwined her footcare expertise with her love for shoes to create the animal-free classic styles she was struggling to find.

Find out how the brand started, the highs and lows of building a business and how they got their hands (and feet!) on the amazing Piñatex pineapple leather!


In this video you'll learn:

  • How Bourgeois Boheme started and their vegan ethos.
  • How they grew the business.
  • Tips for success.
  • Their vision for the future of fashion!

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