Kickstart Art: 3 Fashion Crowdfunding Campaigns To Support Now

By Rachel Brandt
In Style

In the last few years Kickstarter has become an excellent platform to help launch baby businesses, give creative gifts to friends and nurture dreams. We’re happy to see that forward-thinking fashion designers have jumped on board to seek funding for fledgling fashion houses on the verge of becoming major labels. Below, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite fashion campaigns in need of funding now.

Image courtesy of MiiTA COLLECTION

Image courtesy of MiiTA COLLECTION

MiiTA COLLECTION
16 Days To Go!

Project Design winners in 2013, Angela Brugioni and Kristen Carsrud have been hard at work on their contemporary, ready-to-wear line, MiiTA COLLECTION since 2012. Now based in NYC, their Kickstarter campaign will fund a line of basics designed to be staples in a trend-setter’s wardrobe and a line of novelty items made to demonstrate the importance of versatility in a modern wardrobe. This project will also help them launch their line on a national scale! They have 16 days to reach their $10,000 goal.

Image courtesy of Harbison

Image courtesy of Harbison

Harbison: The Classic Collection
24 Days To Go!

When Harbison walked the runways of 2013 Spring Saint Louis Spring Fashion Week, the bold bright looks wowed the fashion-forward front row crowd and beyond. The American sportswear brand hopes to launch an ecommerice site with the funding and is giving donors exclusive access to order their Fall 2014 collection. They have 24 days to reach their $150,000 goal.

Image courtesy of Love, Louisa

Image courtesy of Love, Louisa

Fund A Fashion Truck 
32 Days To Go!

Local online fashion boutique owner Antoinique Halton is taking her dream of selling trendy plus-size fashion to the streets. This campaign funds her unique selection, Love, Louisa. Her plan is to put donations toward a Midwest Fashion Truck and to stock the shelves with independent plus-size labels. Halton has 32 days to reach her $6,500 goal.

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