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