How Kickstarter gave 3 Boston fashion companies a boost

It may not have been the biggest project in Kickstarter history – that distinction goes to the Pebble E-Paper Watch , a smart watch that raised more than $10 million from backers on the crowd-funding website. But when Boston-based Ministry of Supply earned more than 12 times its $30,000 goal to launch a futuristic shirt called the Apollo, it signaled that the followers and backers of Kickstarter, which has funded start-up ventures and creative endeavors ranging from film to video games, were ready to back fashion as well.

Ministry of Supply broke records to become the most successful fashion project to date on Kickstarter, but there are other Boston-based fashion businesses that have found success on the site, too. Here’s an introduction to these stylish local entrepreneurs.

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