Kickstarter Fashion: Five Just Funded Projects Coming Your Way

27/01/2014 09:32 | Updated 22 May 2015

If you're not familiar with Kickstarter then it's time to get on the case. It's a crowdsurfing platform that helps bring crazy-cool creative projects to life.

Perfect if money burns a whole in your pocket and you're game for funding something exciting and new, spot on if you like to keep tabs on emerging fashion talents.

Check out these five just-fully-funded fashion projects. You're going to be seeing a lot of these guys...

1. Up-Shirt: The tee with the tiny environmental footprint.

Love the idea of up-cycling? Designer Reet Aus is all about the concept of trash to trend. Reet pledged for £10,000 and received £12,158 via her 350 backers. Watch this video to get all the deets on Reet's big venture and follow her on Twitter here: @ReetAus

2. And Now Wee Clothing: T-Shirts manufactured in the UK.

Graphic print Shoreditch based brand ANW was set up by Jonny Deacon. The man knows his streetwear and his collections retail at a fraction of the conventional price by using dye sublimation printing.

Having pledged for £2,500 Jonny received £3,406 from his 70 backers. Watch this video and keep an eye on the team via Twitter here: @AndNowWee

3. Jane Bowler SS14 catwalk at London Fashion Week.

Jane is a Royal College of Art grad, a Global Fashion Awards 2013 finalist and she's all about texture innovation in fashion. Jane pledged for £1,000 so she could afford to show her eponymous label at Somerset House again during London Fashion Week.

The result? Success! In fact she got £1,691 from her 45 backers. Watch this video and follow Jane on Twitter to see exactly how she does: @JaneBowler

4. The CC Effect: Technical Sportswear Gets Luxe

We set eyes on Brit designer and personal trainer Charli Cohen when she first launched her project on Kickstarter. Following huge interest and a whole lot of backing (212 peoples got behind this premium UK-made collection) Charlie received an incredible £33,720. What does she plan to do with the monies? "I will put any extra funds towards extending the duration of my London Pop-up Store, producing more stock and creating more FUN!"

Take a look at this to see just how high-end, high-performance her gear is and stay updated via Twitter too: @TrainWithCharli

5. ​House of Mobé debut collection SECONDSELF

This might just be your new go-to for affordable luxury and everyday couture. The House of Mobe label is a year-old and pledged on Kickstarter so that production of the 26 sample line could be created, an online shop set up and demand from boutiques and retailers met.

With a pledge of £2,500 the team received £2,612 from 43 backers. Easy win, watch this video for a glance at this glitzy, glam collection...

You'll find the brand on Twitter here: @HouseofMobe


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