Fashion Unicorns

29 Well-Known Unicorn Companies in the Fashion Industry

Here's a list of 29 fashion unicorn startups, including the well-known Savage X Fenty and Vestiaire Collective.

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Once a company crosses the USD 1 billion mark, it becomes part of a rare and exclusive club: The Unicorn Club.

This next list contains 29 companies in the fashion space that have achieved a valuation of more than $1 billion dollars; or in other words, have reached a so-called “Unicorn” status.

29 Unicorn Companies in the Fashion Industry

ABOUT YOU

ABOUT YOU

ABOUT YOU offers a wide selection of quality apparel and accessories at a great price, all in one place.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    July 2018

    )

  • Country:

    Germany

  • City:

    Hamburg

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Sebastian Betz, Tarek Muller

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Marketing, Personalization, Retail, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $300,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Allbirds

Allbirds

Allbirds is a professional apparel and fashion company that manufactures eco-friendly wool shoes.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    October 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Joseph Zwillinger, Tim Brown

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Manufacturing, Shoes

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $202,450,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    23

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BeiBei

BeiBei

Beibei is an e-commerce platform providing a variety of affordable products for parents and caregivers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    January 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Hangzhou

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Lianglun Zhang

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $224,300,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    7

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Glossier

Glossier

Glossier’s strength lies in the direct-to-consumer model-- its ability to create a genuine brand presence that gets shoppers to buy.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    March 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Emily Weiss

  • Industries:

    Beauty, Consumer Goods, Fashion

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $186,400,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    16

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Goat Group

Goat Group

The Goat Group is an online marketplace that connects people from all over the world to purchase authentic sneakers, apparel, and accessories.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.75

    B (

    September 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Culver City

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Daishin Sugano, Eddy Lu

  • Industries:

    Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Fashion, Marketplace, Shoes

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $297,600,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    26

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Harry's

Harry's

Harry's passion to create a better, affordable alternative for quality razors, has led him to create an online platform for consumers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    February 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Andy Katz-Mayfield, Erik Kimel, Jeffrey Raider

  • Industries:

    Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Fashion, Lifestyle, Men's

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $652,400,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    22

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Jollychic

Jollychic

Jollychic is a premier online fashion destination, offering the latest looks straight from the runways for women and men.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    May 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Hangzhou

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Aaron Li

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Retail, Sales

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $95,798,797

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Juanpi

Juanpi

Juanpi.com is a premier site for finding high-quality, discounted electronics, appliances, and more.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    April 2016

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Wuhan

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Chengsong Huang

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Internet, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $135,701,314

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Kendra Scott Design

Kendra Scott Design

Kendra Scott Lifestyle Brand Offering Fashion Jewelry, Fine Jewelry, Home Goods & Beauty

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2016

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2002

  • Founders:

    Kendra Scott

  • Industries:

    Fashion, Jewelry, Women's

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    2

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KKW Beauty

KKW Beauty

KKW Beauty is the first cosmetics brand created by Kim Kardashian West, one of the most followed women in the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Woodland Hills

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Kim Kardashian

  • Industries:

    Beauty, Fashion

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $200,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Koudai

Koudai

Koudai is a new intelligent software that lets you experience personalized shopping and styling.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    October 2014

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Ke Wang

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Mobile, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $368,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Lamabang

Lamabang

Lamabang is a Chinese ecommerce company that creates lifestyle products for modern mothers who are always on the go.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Jin Zan

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Internet, Lifestyle, News, Parenting, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $130,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Lazada Group

Lazada Group

Lazada is an online shopping and selling destination in Southeast Asia. It offers a wide variety of consumer electronics, fashion apparel, and consumer goods.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.15

    B (

    June 2017

    )

  • Country:

    Singapore

  • City:

    Singapore

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Aimone Ripa di Meana, Alexandre Dardy, Armando Baquero Ponte, Bede Moore, Elizabeth Craft, Eugene Chistyakov, Fung Lestario, Inanc Balci, James Chang, Magnus Ekbom, Maximilian Bittner, Michael Mitterlehner, Pierre Poignant, Riccardo Basile, Stefan Bruun, Stein Jakob Oeie, Sundeep Sahni, Thomas Damek, Tim Rath

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Internet, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $4,209,739,556

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Lenskart

Lenskart

Lenskart is an online eyewear store in India which provides high-quality and stylish frames, free shipping options, and a series of discounts

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    December 2019

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Faridabad

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Amit Chaudhary, Peyush Bansal

  • Industries:

    Delivery, E-Commerce, Eyewear, Fashion, Health Care, Internet, Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $554,629,631

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    15

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MUSINSA

MUSINSA

Musinsa is a fast-growing online fashion store and marketplace that offers stylish clothes, accessories, shoes, and bags from over 200 global fashion brands and designers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.20

    B (

    November 2019

    )

  • Country:

    South Korea

  • City:

    Seoul

  • Started in:

    2001

  • Founders:

    Cho Man Ho

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Pat McGrath Labs

Pat McGrath Labs

Pat McGrath provides a creative platform of makeup expertise to challenge your idea of beauty.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    July 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Pat McGrath

  • Industries:

    Fashion

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $60,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    2

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POIZON

POIZON

POIZON is an e-commerce platform that focuses on the secondary market of limited edition streetwear and sneakers. They were the first website to sell limited edition shoes from mainstream fashion designers, including Kanye West, Louis Vuitton, and Raf Simons.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    April 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Hong Kong

  • City:

    Hong Kong

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Yang Bing

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Information Technology, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    4

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Printful

Printful

Printful is a fast and simple drop shipping service for Print on Demand products that seamlessly integrates with your e-commerce platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    May 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Charlotte

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Davis Siksnans, Lauris Liberts

  • Industries:

    Delivery, E-Commerce, Fashion, Printing, Shipping

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $130,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway

Rent the Runway is a membership rental service that offers designer dresses for women to rent.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Jennifer Fleiss, Jennifer Hyman, Jenny Fleiss

  • Industries:

    Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Fashion, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $541,150,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    18

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Savage X Fenty

Savage X Fenty

Savage X Fenty is an innovative fashion brand specializing in underwear, sleepwear, training gear, and accessories for women.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    El Segundo

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Robyn Rihanna Fenty

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Lingerie, Retail, Women's

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $185,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    7

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Shein

Shein

Shein is an experienced global brand that delivers quality women’s apparel at simply irresistible prices.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $15.00

    B (

    July 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Nanjing

  • Started in:

    2008

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Consumer, Fashion, Textiles

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $53,426,603

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Skims

Skims

Skims is the creator of innovative underwear, loungewear, and shapewear designed to fit, flatter, and beautify.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Culver City

  • Started in:

    2019

  • Founders:

    Jens Grede, Kim Kardashian

  • Industries:

    Fashion, Lingerie, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $154,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    3

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TechStyle Fashion Group

TechStyle Fashion Group

TechStyle is a global membership-based, fashion commerce company that provides state-of-the-art technology and a completely reimagined mobile-first consumer experience to millions of consumers worldwide.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    August 2014

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    El Segundo

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Adam Goldenberg, Don Ressler

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Lifestyle, Retail, Shoes

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $336,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Trendy International Group

Trendy International Group

Trendy International Group is a vertically integrated fashion company that incorporates art and business to produce luxury goods.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    February 2012

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Guangzhou

  • Started in:

    1999

  • Founders:

    Jacky Xu

  • Industries:

    Fashion, Lifestyle, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $200,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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VANCL

VANCL

Vancl is a web based exclusive retailer of designer labels. They are an online fashion company that offers its customers an opportunity to purchase top designer labels at competitive prices in an internet based business environment.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    December 2010

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Dongchen

  • Started in:

    2007

  • Founders:

    Nian Chen

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Sales

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $522,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Veepee

Veepee

Veepee is a multi-platform e-commerce company that helps connect customers to sellers around the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    No Data

    B (

    -

    )

  • Country:

    France

  • City:

    La Plaine-saint-denis

  • Started in:

    2001

  • Founders:

    Michael Benabou

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Marketing, Retail, Sales

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    2

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Vestiaire Collective

Vestiaire Collective

Vestiaire Collective is a luxury, pre-owned fashion marketplace. It provides people with the perfect way to sell and buy high-quality, designer clothing and accessories at a more affordable price.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    France

  • City:

    Paris

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Alexandre Cognard, Christian Jorge, Fanny Moizant, Henrique Fernandes, Sebastien Fabre, Sophie Hersan

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce Platforms, Fashion, Marketplace, Retail, Social Shopping

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $454,571,116

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    15

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Vinted

Vinted

Vinted is a global community for buy and sell pre-loved clothes.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    November 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Lithuania

  • City:

    Vilnius

  • Started in:

    2001

  • Founders:

    Justas Janauskas, Mantas Mikuckas, Milda Mitkute

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Internet, Marketplace, Mobile

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $562,278,727

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    9

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Warby Parker

Warby Parker

Warby Parker is a revolutionary brand that offers the latest in designer eyewear while being socially conscious and socially responsible.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.00

    B (

    April 2015

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Andrew Hunt, David Gilboa, Jeffrey Raider, Neil Blumenthal

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Fashion, Retail

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $535,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    31

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