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16 Best Fashion Startups Headquartered in Germany

16 Best Fashion Startups Headquartered in Germany

This article showcases Levi Keswick’s top picks for the best ‘Fashion’ startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating in the Fashion’ industry, but are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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1. RiseUp Fashion

The idea behind this startup: Oceans Apart stands for modern, trendy activewear of the highest quality, sustainably produced and 100% vegan.

Headquarters: Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Industries: Fashion

Founders: Jens Paul Engelmann, Max Algner

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2. Lukso

The idea behind this startup: LUKSO is an open blockchain ecosystem specifically created for the fashion and lifestyle industry.

Headquarters: Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Industries: Blockchain, Fashion, Information Technology

Founders: Marjorie Hernandez De Vogelsteller, Fabian Vogelsteller

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3. FOURSOURCE

The idea behind this startup: FOURSOURCE is one of the fastest growing and most relevant market networks for B2B apparel sourcing worldwide.

Headquarters: Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Industries: Fashion, Internet, Marketplace, Shoes, Social Network

Founders: Godecke Wessel

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4. Buckle & Seam

The idea behind this startup: Buckle & Seam is special personalized leather bags, purses and accessories company.

Headquarters: Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion

Founders: Steven Bartlett

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5. Panaprium

The idea behind this startup: Panaprium is a direct-to-consumer apparel company that leverages technology to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable fashion.

Headquarters: Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Industries: Consumer Goods, E-Commerce, Fashion

Founders: Alexandre Assoune

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6. QVSTA

The idea behind this startup: QVSTA is an expanding online platform for talents, agents and content creators in the creative industry

Headquarters: Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Industries: Advertising, Fashion, Marketing, Retail

Founders: Julius Henne, Ludwig Henne

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7. RE-NT

The idea behind this startup: Digital Platform build AI powered rental software connecting fashion brands with end-consumers to offer a clothing-as-a-service model.

Headquarters: Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Industries: CRM, E-Commerce, Fashion, Information Technology, Lifestyle

Founders: Robina von Stein

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8. ZyseMe

The idea behind this startup: ZyseMe is the fit-to-finish mass customization solution for fashion brands, retailers and producers.

Headquarters: Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Industries: Artificial Intelligence, E-Commerce, Fashion, Industrial Automation, Machine Learning, Retail, Supply Chain Management, Sustainability

Founders: Bobby Östberg

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9. Boender & Beutel GmbH

The idea behind this startup: T-Shirts und andere Textilien günstig und individuell bedrucken oder besticken lassen bei x-print.de

Headquarters: Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion, Web Design

Founders: Unknown

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10. retraced

The idea behind this startup: retraced provides a SaaS solution enabling tracing of fashion supply chains with Blockchain technology – Building trust through transparency

Headquarters: Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Industries: Blockchain, Fashion, Information Technology, Internet, Retail Technology, SaaS, Social Impact, Software, Supply Chain Management

Founders: Lukas Pünder, Peter Merkert, Philipp Mayer

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11. UNOWN

The idea behind this startup: UNOWN enables people to subscribe to fashion instead of owning it.

Headquarters: Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Industries: Fashion, Internet, Leasing, Rental, Social Impact, Subscription Service

Founders: Unknown

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12. Befeni GmbH

The idea behind this startup: Befeni is a textile and clothing company that manufactures dress shirts are made in our their manufactory.

Headquarters: Langenfeld, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Industries: Fashion, Food and Beverage, Manufacturing, Product Design, Web Design

Founders: Philip Kamp

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13. Vinokilo

The idea behind this startup: Vinokilo is a social enterprise that runs Germany’s biggest pop-up event for vintage clothes. Clothes are sold at a per kilo price

Headquarters: Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Industries: E-Commerce, Events, Fashion, Food and Beverage

Founders: Unknown

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14. Shape Me

The idea behind this startup: Shape Me is a direct-to-consumer eCommerce for tailored high-quality shapewear for women.

Headquarters: München, Bayern, Germany

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion

Founders: Unknown

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15. the wearness

The idea behind this startup: the wearness is an online marketplace for sustainable clothing, accessories and beauty.

Headquarters: Munich, Bayern, Germany

Industries: E-Commerce, E-Commerce Platforms, Fashion, Lifestyle, Sustainability

Founders: Jennifer Dixon, Julia Zirpel

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16. autoRetouch

The idea behind this startup: autoRetouch is the first end-to-end, automated image processing platform.

Headquarters: Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

Industries: E-Commerce, Fashion, Image Recognition, Internet, PaaS, Photo Editing, Software

Founders: Unknown

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