Startup Showcase: Lark & Ives Ltd. – Revolutionizing Ethical and Sustainable Fashion for Women

Discover the innovative and socially conscious women's vegan fashion brand taking the industry by storm.

Lark & Ives Ltd. is a Vancouver-based direct-to-consumer women’s vegan fashion brand that is changing the game in ethical and sustainable fashion. Founded in 2017 by Heather Siu and Karla Lim, two-spirited serial entrepreneurs, the company has made a name for itself by creating in-style, attainable-luxurious and multifunctional products that meet the accelerating pace of consumers looking to make more ethical and sustainable buying choices.

Revolutionizing the Fashion Industry

As consumers become more mindful of the impact their purchasing decisions have on the environment, the demand for ethical and sustainable products is increasing. Lark & Ives is leading the charge in the fashion industry by providing a solution that meets both ethical and stylish needs.

The founders of Lark & Ives understand the importance of conscious consumerism and believe that fashion should be both beautiful and kind. Their carefully curated collection of high-quality vegan leather totes and accessories are designed to solve the pain-points of a busy contemporary woman who impeccably juggles family life, home, work, and love.

Community-Driven Design

One of the things that sets Lark & Ives apart from other fashion brands is their community-driven design approach. The founders believe that the best way to create products that meet the needs of their customers is by listening to them. All of their designs are created through the voice of their community, which ensures that their products are practical, stylish, and functional.

Celebrity-Endorsed Products

Lark & Ives’ innovative animal-friendly vegan designs have caught the attention of top fashion magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Martha Stewart, and Career Contessa. These publications have endorsed their products and nodded their approval to their holistic approach to socially considerate production. Lark & Ives’ designs are intentional and embrace beauty and kindness, translating into practical and must-have totes and other essential travel products.

Vertically Integrated Business Model

Lark & Ives sells directly to consumers through its eCommerce platform, backed by their Hong Kong & GZ production house. This vertically integrated business model enables the company to cut out retail middlemen and offer their products at an attainable price point. By producing their products through their own Asia production houses, they can ensure that their ethical and sustainable values are upheld throughout the entire production process.


Lark & Ives is more than just a fashion brand; it’s a socially conscious movement that is changing the way consumers think about the impact of their purchasing decisions. By providing ethical and sustainable products that are both beautiful and kind, Lark & Ives is revolutionizing the fashion industry. With a community-driven design approach, celebrity endorsements, and a vertically integrated business model, Lark & Ives is a company that is sure to make a lasting impact in the world of ethical and sustainable fashion.



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